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by Hagbard
Sun Apr 14, 2024 9:16 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 135
Views: 258008

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Tony Higginson ("tonythebook") sent this message: Are you going to see about setting up a Grand Prix? Maybe advertise it to get at least 10 players? can work out a points system then? The test running now has 14 players and two races. For points system, I think we can as well go straight with the F1...
by Hagbard
Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:47 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 135
Views: 258008

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Counting the latest six Race Games tournaments 25/2 - 30/3 2024 by the Formula One method: 1. Holidayinnes 105 points 2. Xerxes 88 points 3. Potapych 72 points 3. Hagbard 72 points 5. Nikolai Hristov 59 points 6. Colophonius 54 points 7. Rosk 49 points 8. Jrton80 44 points 9. Jilles 43 points 10. To...
by Hagbard
Sat Apr 06, 2024 8:06 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 135
Views: 258008

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Tony Higginson ("tonythebook") sent this message: I'm in the current Sahkku tournament with Nicholai and others. He/I were discussing a points systems for these race tournaments akin to Formula One racing, allocate say 20 points for whomever wins the tournament and 15 for 2nd and then 10-8-6-2 type ...
by Hagbard
Fri Mar 22, 2024 10:51 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 135
Views: 258008

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Yes, for long games time increment could gradually fall to 2 hours.
by Hagbard
Fri Mar 22, 2024 5:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 135
Views: 258008

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Thank you for giving this subject some thoughts! 1) Very interesting consideration! Also interesting, I think, that by this method you still arrive at the same winner. The top players, who are likely to win the tournament, are also probable to have many shared opponents, because after the four round...
by Hagbard
Wed Mar 20, 2024 10:19 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 135
Views: 258008

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Suggestion for the format of World Championship tournament 2024. Start: Sep. 15th. Four lines as last year. Timing x5. Tournament format. Triple Elimination. Round 1 set up as last year, but with 2, 4 and 6 opponents. Round 2 the same, but with 2 and 4 opponents. Described here: http://aagenielsen....
by Hagbard
Sat Mar 02, 2024 9:07 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Medieval Market
Replies: 3
Views: 10727

Re: Medieval Market

Thoughts about the Ringsted Medieval Festival this summer. Yesterday we attended the first information meeting about the festival, which is a big event. It's organised every second year, and now it's time again. For medieval board games we will be 7 people. Each of the 7 has his own speciality and ...
by Hagbard
Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:58 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 52
Views: 122069

Re: Gaming activity

This diagram shows the tafl gaming activity of the latest 13 years of this site, measured as number of tafl moves done per week. There is an apparent seasonal variation with higher activity in winter and lower in summertime. The many smaller spikes are large tournaments. The sudden rise in March 202...
by Hagbard
Fri Feb 02, 2024 1:56 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 52
Views: 122069

Re: Gaming activity

Which board sizes, game types and variants have been more popular during the latest year? Updated 4.4.2024 Board sizes. Other 3972 games 11x11 2060 9x9 755 7x7 447 5x5 55 15x15 52 13x13 31 17x17 26 19x19 17 Game types: Other games 3972 games Weak king 1749 Strong king 1384 Unarmed king (Sea battle)...
by Hagbard
Fri Jan 26, 2024 9:47 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in the Basque Country
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: Tafl in the Basque Country

Jan. 25th 2024 Summarizing; These would be the steps to follow: 1-First I have to read the rules well; I think there is in Spanish. From what I see there are many modalities (11x11, 7x7, 3x15) but are the rules the same for everyone? 2-I want to buy 5 boards to be able to do the Basque tournament in...