Play Hnefatafl Online. The Viking board game.
Play tafl against humans.
Тавлеи против людей.
Rasmus Holbroe vikings
Artist: Copyright © Rasmus Holbroe (Jan. 2016).

Coming tournaments:
Saami Daabloe 11x9 starting Nov. 8th 2021.
Daldøs 3x12 starting Nov. 15th 2021.
Sea battle tafl 15x15 starting Nov. 22nd 2021.
Simple Tyr 15x15 starting Nov. 26th 2021.
Sea battle tafl 13x13 starting Nov. 26th 2021.
Next: Sea battle-2526 9x9 and Historical Hnefatafl 13x13.
Go to the Play Tafl Against Humans page to join; the invitation is open for 7 days.

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Train your brain like a viking. Science Days in Norway Sep. 27th 2020. (Click on the image!)

Hnefatafl blog of Alessandro Arzani ("Abbas Agraphicus"), Italy.

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Aleksandr Valerievich Tsyganok ("Steiger") created this ultimate guide to Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut), posted Feb. 12th 2021, history, rules and strategy!!
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To Copenhagen Hnefatafl, posted Feb. 25th 2021!
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To Brandubh and Ard Ri Hnefatafl, posted April 17th 2021!
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To Sea Battle Tafl, posted May 5th 2021!
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And to Berserk Hnefatafl, posted May 31st 2021!
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Dmitry Pashkov from Ethnic Board Games tells about tafl games, ludus latrunculorum, daldøs a.o., broadcasted by Dec. 11th 2020.
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In praise of HNEFATAFL. Frontlinetafl 2015 - 2021 (Aleksandr Valerievich Tsyganok, April 18th 2021).
See also Tsyganok's tafl game sets.


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 2020.
See the tournament page.
National Tournaments started July 1st 2020.
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"), 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 31000 real tafl games humans against humans and created a vast, practical experience with this intriguing, historical board game.

Updated 27.11.2021
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