The objects of most games is to “come out on top,” but competition is a most imperfect bargain. There’s very little win-win in it. If one team succeeds, the other loses, right?
Like most sports, the game of Kubb pits opponents against one another, but in addition to a modicum of eye-hand coordination, there’s a grace to it, a social elegance, a gratifying afterglow. Everyone who participates walks away feeling like a winner. How perfect!