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Disclaimer: Beirut (beer pong) can be played with alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, or no beverage at all. If you choose to play beirut (beer pong) with alcoholic beverages, you should be of legal drinking age and drink responsibly.


Beirut (Beer Pong) Articles


Strategy Guides

 
The Grip   The Grip
When playing beirut (beer pong), there is no correct way to grip the ball. However, if you are having difficulty aiming your shot, or maintaining consistency, you might want to consider one of these grip alternatives.
 
Aim Small - Miss Small   Aim Small - Miss Small
When playing beirut (beer pong), throwing accuracy and consistency are paramount to achieving victory. The most basic technique used to develop and maintain throwing accuracy, is to aim at the smallest possible target. In theory aiming for the smallest target, will minimize a player's margin of inaccuracy, and lead to more target and collateral cups hit.
 
The Shooting Arc   The Shooting Arc
The arc of a players shot when playing beirut (beer pong) is as unique as the way the ball is gripped. Any arc can be effective, as long as a player is consistent with their shot. However, there are some advantages that can be gained by using a higher or lower arc when shooting.
 
The Shooting Line   The Shooting Line
Since most games of beirut (beer pong) are played without called shots, a percentage of unintended or collateral cups will be hit. Players should try to maximize the number of collateral cups that they hit by altering their shooting line. The shooting line is defined as the line projected on a plane parallel to the table by the ball during it's flight, from the instant it leaves the shooter's hand to the instant it makes first contact. By altering their shooting line to intersect more cups, a shooter can possibly increase the percentage of collateral cups that they hit.
 
6 Cup Beirut (Beer Pong)   6 Cup Beirut (Beer Pong)
6 cup beirut (beer pong) is the most common form of the game played without consolidation of the cups. The strategy presented here requires that a player has, or is developing, the skills required to hit called shots consistently.
 

Miscellaneous

 
Beirut vs. Beer Pong   Beirut vs. Beer Pong
A great deal of confusion could be avoided if beirut always referred to the game of beer pong without paddles, and beer pong always referred to the game of beer pong with paddles, but beer pong remains a correct label for beirut.
 
How to Host a Successful Beirut (Beer Pong) Tournament   How to Host a Successful Beirut (Beer Pong) Tournament
Hosting a beirut (beer pong) tournament can be a fun, but demanding, venture. This article provides recommendations for hosting a successful tournament.
 
How to Be a Beirut (Beer Pong) League Commissioner   How to Be a Beirut (Beer Pong) League Commissioner
Being a beirut (beer pong) league commissioner can be frustrating, but rewarding. This article provides recommendations for running a successful league.
 
Beirut (Beer Pong) Ladder Rankings   Beirut (Beer Pong) Ladder Rankings
An alternative to running a structured Beirut (Beer Pong) League is ladder rankings. Ladder rankings allow a league to exist continuously while teams can leave, join and change rosters. Ladder rankings restrict which teams within the league can challenge another team to a match, and for seeding teams in periodic tournaments.
 
How to Calculate Beirut (Beer Pong) Statistics   How to Calculate Beirut (Beer Pong) Statistics
Most beirut (beer pong) players think thier rules are the only correct set of rules. Most beirut (beer pong) players also think that they are an above average shooter, even though statistically about half of all players are below average shooters. While there is not one set of rules for beirut (beer pong), by tracking statistics of play, it can be determined which players are truly above average shooters.
 

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Disclaimer: Beirut (beer pong) can be played with alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, or no beverage at all. If you choose to play beirut (beer pong) with alcoholic beverages, you should be of legal drinking age and drink responsibly.