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by Draganov
Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 100
Views: 110749

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

The Swiss system sounds really good. What really blew my mind was the fact that UEFA Champions League will use a Swiss system for the 2024/2025 season. I think the Swiss system is nice and will become more popular in the future since it is well-balanced and allows conducting tournaments with a lot o...
by Draganov
Mon May 31, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 100
Views: 110749

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Yes, it sounds good. I appreciate that you are also going to organize a Fetlar double-elimination tournament. Let's test this elimination format. However, I think that for the final we need to have 4 games between the two finalists starting at the same time. Hagbard, what do you think if we have 4 g...
by Draganov
Thu May 27, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 100
Views: 110749

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

In my opinion having only 2 games between players in round 2 will not be enough to determine the better player. There is a solid chance that the result after only 2 games will be 1:1. Then we will have two options. The first one will be to resolve the tie by applying some additional criteria such as...
by Draganov
Wed May 26, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 100
Views: 110749

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

I am writing this article to present you the idea of making a tafl elimination tournament. After I had taken part in the 2020 World Tafl Championship, I found out that the tournament was really exhausting and took 7 months to finish. The final was not so dynamic and interesting since the winner (Cas...
by Draganov
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Brandubh 7x7
Replies: 80
Views: 81232

Re: Brandubh 7x7

Thank you, Auskor for the detailed explanation. I will definitely try these variants.
by Draganov
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Brandubh 7x7
Replies: 80
Views: 81232

Re: Brandubh 7x7

What is the difference between Irish Brandubh 1 and Irish Brandubh 2? Can someone explains their rules and point out the differences. I found out the rules of Irish Brandubh 2 but the rules for Irish Brandubh 1 were only written in French language.
by Draganov
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Member introductions
Topic: Member introductions
Replies: 21
Views: 40097

Re: Member introductions

Hello everyone, My name is Plamen Draganov and I live in Sofia, Bulgaria. I am 32-year-old, married with a 3-month-old baby boy. I used to work as a History teacher in a Secondary School but changed my job 2 years ago and at that moment I am working as a web developer. I found the Hnefatafl game whi...