Play Hnefatafl Online.

The Viking board game.

Search! Who is Nicolas Cartier, who wrote this paper?
LE TABLUT DE LINNAEUS / Nicolas Cartier (November 2011).

World Tafl Federation Hnefatafl Championship tournament 2017.
10 years anniversary since the first Hnefatafl World Championship on Fetlar 2008!

Tafl against humans.
Тавлеи против людей.

Artist: Copyright © Rasmus Holbroe (Jan. 2016).
There is an invitation for a game of Hnefatafl.
Opponent: edmond-dantes, Kyustendil, Bulgaria
Tafl against the computer;
click on a board.

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Play white

Play black

Rules / Regeln / Règles / Regler / Правила.

Small forum.

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Full contents of the small forum.
And here the large forum for the structured discussions.

Photo gallery.
Třnsberg Middelaldersfestival

Updated information about the Hull Hnefatafl tournament 17th June 2017:
Hull's First Hnefatafl Tournament Has a Winner!

Hull 2017 Matches All On-line.
Congratulations to David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK.
Replay the games here (tournament 84).

International tafl master Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Bulgaria, tells about Hnefatafl in the scientific TV magazine Epohata na Vodoleya, Bulgarian TV September 2017.

Darius Trimegiste tells about Hnefatafl on Lofoten, Norway, August 2017.

SC Odin club, Bulgaria; Hnefatafl promo, November 2017.

Logo: Adam Bartley.

World Tafl Federation on facebook.

Notice the collection of photos on the Facebook site.

Hnefatafl is also known by the names Nefatavl, The King's Table, The Viking Game, Viking Chess, Tablut or simply Tafl.
History of this site.
Comments on Hnefatafl.
The origin of the Viking board game Hnefatafl and the Berserk rules.
Links to more information on the Viking board game Hnefatafl.

Viking word of wisdom: The Hávamál.

Здесь можно играть в тавлеи и против компьютера, и против людей. Можно использовать кириллицу.

Many thanks to Gary and Christa (Germany), Ludovic Antoine, Nikolas Lloyd, Sten Helmfrid, Olga Mudrichenko, Dmitrij Polovinkin, John C. Ashton, Tim Millar ("crust"), Adam Barkley ("Adam"), Nicolas Cartier, Gregory Binns ("Torc"), Fabio Capello ("Sybil"), Rene Gralla, Damian Walker ("cyningstan"), Olli Salmi and Jeffrey Westcoat ("Sigurd") for their contribution to this site. And not least the more than 400 players the world over who played here more than 15000 real tafl games humans against humans and thus created a vast, practical experience with this intriguing, historical board game.

Updated 9.11.2017
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