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by Ded Fomich
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Russia
Replies: 15
Views: 10979

Re: Tafl in Russia

It seems that the name "Obereg" is a modern invention by the author Mihail Zadornov Exactly, the game was named by Zadornov. He was a Russian satirist, comic writer, actor and he also was a supporter of the Slavophilic theory, he was sharp criticized for that by the Russian science community. He pr...
by Ded Fomich
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Russia
Replies: 15
Views: 10979

Re: Tafl in Russia

About the modern Russian Tavlei which you describe. We know and have tested this variant, we used the working title "Skalk Hnefatafl 9x9 (Expomedia)". Like you, we found that the game is playable but rather unbalanced in favour of the attackers. From 158 test games we found that the attackers win 1...