Play Hnefatafl Online.

The Viking board game.

World Tafl Federation Hnefatafl Championship tournament 2018
Round 2 starting Oct. 11th at 18 o'clock Danish time!

Tafl against humans.

Тавлеи против людей.
(Button in top panel.)

Rasmus Holbroe vikings
Artist: Copyright © Rasmus Holbroe (Jan. 2016).

Tafl against the computer.

Search! Who is Nicolas Cartier, who wrote this paper?
LE TABLUT DE LINNAEUS / Nicolas Cartier (November 2011).
Steve Lonsdale ("Xerxes") visited Erik the Red's settlement in Brattahlid, Greenland, last year and writes about it here:
Brattahlid
The January 2018 issue of Tabletop Gaming Magazine has an article on hnefatafal, including input from David Lonsdale ("Animals") and Damian Walker ("Cyningstan"), and mention of this website. The magazine is available in PDF form from here (article starts on page 48):
Tabletop Gaming Magazine
(Xerxes)

Small forum.

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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.

Lucho Panchev's book about Hnefatafl in Bulgarian, January 2018.


Lucho Panchev's book about Hnefatafl in Bulgarian, March 2018.


A review of hnefatafl made by Dmitriy Pashkov for the Russian YouTube channel "THE STATION" Feb. 2018.

logo
Logo: Adam Bartley.

World Tafl Federation on facebook.

Notice the collection of photos on the Facebook site! Large photo series of handmade tafl sets!

World Tafl Federation Hnefatafl Championship tournament 2018.

Odin from Lejre


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.
Tafl Shops.

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


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

Many thanks to Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tim Millar ("crust"), Gregory Binns ("Torc"), John C. Ashton, Nicolas Cartier, Jonas Lööf ("conanlibrarian"), Olli Salmi, Damian Walker ("cyningstan"), Sten Helmfrid, Rene Gralla, Olga Mudrichenko, Gary and Christa (Germany), Ludovic Antoine, Nikolas Lloyd, Jeffrey Westcoat ("Sigurd"), Rasmus Holbroe, Thore Nissen, Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Alexander Steiger Dis ("Steiger"), Dmitry Pashkov and Delray Curtis ("jrton80") 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 9.10.2018
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