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by Kratzer
Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 43
Views: 8232

Re: World Tafl Federation

IHA looks and sounds good. I'm agreeing with Tim that the best chance to promote Tafl is in the right atmosphere - medieval markets and similar events. Maybe a Tafl Association also would be a signal for the oversaturated game market to produce some more Tafl games. This is necessary because in Germ...
by Kratzer
Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Fetlar Hnefatafl
Replies: 26
Views: 4262

Re: Fetlar Hnefatafl

Hi Adam, here's a first contribution from me. I've analized 54 shetland-fetlar-games from Aage's Homepage (including the tournament games) to find out if this variant is well balanced. Result: The shetland variant is indeed surprisingly well-balanced. We've got 39% wins for black, 17% draws and 44% ...
by Kratzer
Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Fetlar rules and strategy
Replies: 3
Views: 2333

Re: Fetlar rules and strategy

To Roderich That would be great! I noticed during the tournament that you were using a new form of "millar gambit declined" that is, after 1. d1 -d3, e5 - e2 you played 2. g1 - g2 instead of g1 - g3. I can see its advantages... Adam and I have also been experimenting with 2. f2 - i2 as a way of dec...
by Kratzer
Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Fetlar rules and strategy
Replies: 3
Views: 2333

Re: Fetlar rules and strategy

Very useful, thank you crust. Some months ago I made a list of different openings and their winning chances (a bit like in chess and keeping the fact in mind that it is not important from which edge the opening starts). I will try to get them out of my old pc, actualize them with the new dates from ...