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The International Axe Throwing Federation (IATF)

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CRS Update

Head’s up! We are launching version 1.2 of CRS on July 17th.  We listened to your feedback, made improvements, and are excited to launch the new version!

Main changes are :

  • A modification to the calculation will treat ties at 27 as follows:
    • It is no longer possible to tie at 81 and win the tiebreaker and have the rating adjusted downward.
    • Throwing an 81 against a better player can result in a positive adjustment, even if the tie breaker is lost. However, it also avoids the inflated rating adjustments of Version 1.1.

Click here to read more about CRS and our decision to make this change.

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