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by Hagbard
Sat May 21, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Board Game Studies Colloquium XX in Copenhagen 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 4913

Re: Board Game Studies Colloquium XX in Copenhagen 2017

May 17th - 20th 2022 I attended online the XXIVth Board Game Studies Colloquium in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Last year I attended it likewise online in Paris, France. 2017 I was there in person in Copenhagen, Denmark. These events are very international. 2017 there were contributions from USA. 2021 a...
by Hagbard
Thu Apr 14, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 49
Views: 67184

Re: Gaming activity

Usually busy winter and more quiet summer -
by Hagbard
Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:50 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 49
Views: 67184

Re: Gaming activity

Which board sizes, game types and variants have been more popular during the latest year? Updated May 19th 2022. Board sizes. 11x11 2342 games 9x9 615 7x7 454 15x15 142 13x13 128 Other 1997 Game types: Weak king 2223 games Strong king 1313 Unarmed king (Sea battle) 145 Other games 1997 Variants: 1....
by Hagbard
Mon Apr 04, 2022 8:20 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Tawlbwrdd 11x11
Replies: 18
Views: 34154

Re: Tawlbwrdd 11x11

Dimetr wrote in the small forum: You know Robert ap Ifan’s manuscript, about Tawlbwrdd (Peniarth Manuscript 158). Linnaeus Diary was published long time ago But it’s still not possible to see Robert ap Ifan’s manuscript Maybe you will write to The Nation­al Library of Wales? Could they send the scan...
by Hagbard
Tue Feb 22, 2022 9:41 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 104
Views: 130373

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

The Single-Elimination format test has till now resulted in a final between Draganov, Dimetr and Asther-Kane, which is very reasonable. For World Championship use, however, it is rather clear that coincidence might become a too big factor by Single-Elimination. Some time it could be interesting to t...
by Hagbard
Wed Feb 16, 2022 9:06 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 104
Views: 130373

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Copied from the small forum: 02-13/22:18 sqAree: I just wanna mention that "shortest game length" is a terrible criteria to decide draws (or anything at all, in the first place). Why do we still have something like that in the tournament rules? 02-13/22:27 Hagbard: The shortest game length tells whi...
by Hagbard
Sun Feb 13, 2022 12:50 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 104
Views: 130373

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Inspired from the current Single Elimination tournament test, I had another look at the similar Double Elimination used in the Copenh. World Champ. tourn. 2021. The Copenh. World Champ. tourn. 2021 was a big tournament with 21 players. Many players were of equal strength, and therefore there were v...
by Hagbard
Mon Feb 07, 2022 9:51 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Comparison of the tafl world champions
Replies: 10
Views: 1786

Re: Comparison of the tafl world champions

Comparison of the World Champions by max ratings, longer list.

Tawlbwrdd & Tablut max rating.
2083 Casshern
1908 Crust
1907 Draganov
1875 Ded Fomich
1823 Jilles
1751 OdinHimself
1739 Chaolaibhne
1723 Plantagenet
1684 Herjan
1563 Adam
none Schachus
none Nath
by Hagbard
Wed Feb 02, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: I've started to draw a few graphics for aagenielsen.dk
Replies: 212
Views: 152642

Re: I've started to draw a few graphics for aagenielsen.dk

Thank you for the new Tawlbwrdd pieces, they're added!
by Hagbard
Thu Jan 27, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Comparison of the tafl world champions
Replies: 10
Views: 1786

Re: Comparison of the tafl world champions

Comparison of the World Champions from another angle: their max ratings. All Jarlar are world champion material, so OdinHimself and Jilles are added. Copenhagen & Fetlar max rating. 2297 Casshern 2003 Plantagenet 1991 OdinHimself 1962 Herjan 1944 Schachus 1943 Crust 1939 Nath 1938 Draganov 1829 Adam...