The 10 Most-Read Ultiworld Articles Of 2020

The stories readers clicked on the most.

Today begins one of our favorite Ultiworld traditions: the annual Year In Review series. We will look back over the biggest stories, most popular articles, the “best of” the year, and more over the next week. We kick things off with a look at the 10 most popular articles — based on pageviews — from 2020.

10. Understanding and Applying the Clarified Dangerous Play Rule

Insight from Janna Hamaker, the National Rules Director for USA Ultimate, on how the new dangerous play rule should be interpreted.

9. The Decade’s Greatest: Top 10 Men’s Players Of The 2010s Outside North America

Our most popular article from the Decade’s Greatest series lists the top men’s international players from the past 10 years.

8. AUDL Developing Ultimate Video Game

One of two video game stories in this year’s top 10 discusses the AUDL’s plans to build a console-based game.

7. USA Ultimate Announces 2020 USA National Team

The hotly anticipated USA team selection for the World Ultimate Championships.

6. Play This New Online Ultimate Video Game, Disc Space

Vadim Slyusarev took some quarantine time to build an arcade style ultimate game available to play on Steam or in your browser.

5. Indianapolis Indoor Ultimate Controversy Ignites Social Media Feud, Draws AUDL Statement

Indoor ultimate leagues and a since-cancelled Indy Alleycats tryout drew criticism online — and a former Alleycats player sent hostile and profane messages to a critic.

4. Wildwood Status Still in Doubt, Says TD

News that the New Jersey beach party tournament might try to hold its event this summer (it ultimately did not) was controversial.

3. The Biggest Changes to the 2020-2021 USA Ultimate Rules

The 12th edition of the USAU rules had some notable changes, neatly summed up in this article.

2. Three Detroit Mechanix Players Killed in Car Accident

A terribly sad story of three AUDL players that were killed on their way to practice after being rear-ended at high speed.

1. The Latest on the Coronavirus Impact on Ultimate

Our round-up of COVID-19 ultimate news was, unsurprisingly, #1 in 2020.

  1. Charlie Eisenhood
    Charlie Eisenhood

    Charlie Eisenhood is the editor-in-chief of Ultiworld. You can reach him by email ( or on Twitter (@ceisenhood).


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