Play Hnefatafl Online. The Viking board game.

World Championship Tournament 2022 started Sep. 15th:
Tournament page.

Play tafl against humans.
Тавлеи против людей.
Rasmus Holbroe vikings
Artist: Copyright © Rasmus Holbroe (Jan. 2016).

Kievan Rus'.
Kievan Rus

Small forum.
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02-07/20:04 Dimetr: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-07/13:48 Потапыч: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-06/06:20 casshern: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-05/21:16 brave-frog: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-05/21:08 jilles: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-05/20:12 Cromwell: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-04/16:34 Draganov: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-04/16:24 Hagbard: I'd like to try two test runs of the World Tourn. format:
The two market versions could be used for the test, they're small and quick:
Market Hnefatafl 9x9
Simple Tafl T cross-w 9x9
If you'd join the test, there's a registering button here:

02-04/16:23 test1: Registers for the tournament format test.

02-03/15:19 Hagbard: Finished tournaments:
Daldos 3x12: #1 Floki, Holidayinnes and Rosk
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11: #1 Draganov, #2 Bingoboy, #3 Alex hnefatafl
Daldos 3x14: #1 Holidayinnes, #2 Xerxes, #3 Potapych and Rosk
Sea battle-1571 9x9: #1 Paul7, #2 Skye, #3 Brave-frog
Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut-w): #1 Alex hnefatafl; #2 Dimetr, #3 Paul7
Daldos 3x16: #1 Tengrikut, Rosk and Brave-frog
Sea battle-2526 9x9: #1 Draganov, Paul7 and Brave-frog
Historical Hnefatafl 13x13 (modif. Parlett 2): #1 Draganov, #2 Jrton80, #3 Masterluke and Brave-frog
Daldos 3x12: #1 Rosk, #2 Colophonius, Floki and Holidayinnes
Fetlar 13x13 (Viking Siege): #1 Draganov, #2 Holidayinnes, #3 Brave-frog
Simple Tafl T cross-w 9x9: #1 Casshern, #2 Jilles, #3 Draganov
Daldos 3x14: #1 Holidayinnes and Brave-frog, #3 Floki and Xerxes
Copenhagen Hnefatafl Bell 11x11: #1 Casshern and Draganov, #3 Jrton80
Market Hnefatafl 9x9: #1 Casshern, #2 Draganov, #3 Jilles
Simple Tafl 11x11: #1 Casshern, #2 Draganov and Dimetr
Historical Hnefatafl 7x7 (Irish Brandubh 2): #1 Colophonius, #2 Skye, #3 Paul7
Daldos 3x16: #1 Brave-frog, #2 Colophonius, Floki and Rosk
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 13x13: #1 Draganov, #2 Rideroflight, #3 Jrton80
Sea battle tafl 13x13 (Nielsen): #1 Draganov and Holidayinnes, #3 Brave-frog and Fraech
Historical Hnefatafl 13x13 (modif. Parlett): #1 Draganov, #2 Brave-frog, #3 Jrton80 and Masterluke
Ard Ri-39 throneless 7x7 (Scottish Ard Ri): #1 Draganov, #2 Skye, #3 Masterluke
Simple Tafl 5x5: #1 Draganov, #2 Holidayinnes, #3 Jilles

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Alexander Steiger Dis' game set up in the Royal Hall in Lejre, Denmark. (Click on the image)

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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.
Art on 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.
Tafl Shops.

Viking word of wisdom: The Hávamál.
(Havámál på dansk).

World Championship Tournament started September 15th 2022.
See the tournament page.

Здесь можно играть в тавлеи против людей. Можно использовать кириллицу.

Many thanks to Tim Millar ("crust"), Adam Bartley ("Adam"), John C. Ashton, Nicolas Cartier, Jonas Lööf ("conanlibrarian"), Olli Salmi, Damian Walker ("cyningstan"), Rasmus Holbroe, Thore Nissen, Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Corey Hart ("Brench"), Alexander Steiger Dis ("Steiger"), Dmitry Pashkov, Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), David Zolli ("branan"), Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Marian Luck ("themightyglider"), Mikkel Berg-Nordlie ("mihkkal"), Alessandro Arzani ("Abbas Agraphicus") and all players who contributed to this site and to the photo gallery. And not least the more than 500 players the world over who played here 42000 real tafl games humans against humans and created a vast, practical experience with this intriguing, historical board game.

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