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by Hagbard
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Rule variant between "Old hnefatafl" and Copenhagen
Replies: 16
Views: 389

Re: Rule variant between "Old hnefatafl" and Copenhagen

but I still don't understand why the capture of the king on the edge has been removed in the Copenhagen rules. Invention of The Fetlar Hnefatafl Panel, first introduced in the Fetlar Hnefatafl 11x11. This prevents that the king can be captured by just two black pieces next to a corner. 3) Captures ...
by Hagbard
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Saami Tablut
Replies: 52
Views: 32065

Re: Saami Tablut

Great tablut news! : May 2014 a PC of mine broke down, and unfortunately the email address of Nicolas Cartier was lost. July 2019 with help from John C. Ashton, USA, it became possible to re-establish the contact. I wanted to clarify what was the background of Cartier's article http://aagenielsen.dk...
by Hagbard
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Bookmarking games replay
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: Bookmarking games replay

One can note the timestamp of an interesting game and find it again by that.
by Hagbard
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Bookmarking games replay
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: Bookmarking games replay

The actual games do not have direct links, but they can be uniquely identified by timestamp.

For example:
ChaolAibhne / branan. Historical Hnefatafl 7x7 (Irish Brandubh), 10 moves, 2019-04-20 10:50:36, black won (branan)
by Hagbard
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Sea Battle Tafl
Replies: 37
Views: 25044

Re: Sea Battle Tafl

Sea Battle tafl 9x9 initial setup. At the moment we use this setup for the Sea Battle tafl 9x9: http://aagenielsen.dk/board_seabattle9.png Although the setup is playable, the balance is not too good: +1.51 An algorithm found all setups for the 9x9 board; there are 4680 possible setups. Ignoring obv...
by Hagbard
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Brandubh 7x7
Replies: 20
Views: 12377

Re: Brandubh 7x7

Historical Hnefatafl 7x7 initial setup. At the moment we use these setups for the Hist. Hnef. 7x7: Brandubh (forbidden throne and corners): http://aagenielsen.dk/board_brandubh7.png Ard Ri (no forbidden squares): http://aagenielsen.dk/board_ardri7.png Although the two setups are playable, the balan...
by Hagbard
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 71
Views: 31059

Re: World Tafl Federation

About the FM/CM idea. A counting through all relevant tournaments (excluding strange variants like Unst etc.) since 2011 gives these names: FM Casshern 5 tournaments, rating 2108, 874 games Adam 3 tournaments, rating 1809, 689 games Crust 3 tournaments, rating 1848, 3037 games From the counting, Cas...
by Hagbard
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Saami Tablut
Replies: 52
Views: 32065

Re: Saami Tablut

Histoire et Images Medievales. Février-Mars-Avril 2012. page 16-24. La Famille du Hnefatafl. http://www.aisling-1198.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Hnefatafl-semblables-et-différents-Breyer-Jonquay-2012.pdf The spring 2012 issue of the Belgian magazine has an interesting summary on the tafl family ...
by Hagbard
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Sápmi
Replies: 2
Views: 2107

Re: Tafl in Sápmi

2019-02-11 17:20:47 Mihkkal: Crash course and free playing of Saami Tablut and South Sámi Dablo in Umeå, Sweden on March 6th. Venue: Västerbottens museum, 18:00-21:00.

http://www.sahkie.se/event/spela-gamla- ... -bradspel/
by Hagbard
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Sápmi
Replies: 2
Views: 2107

Re: Tafl in Sápmi

Copied from the small forum: 2019-01-22 20:17:49 Semargl : Is Ad Elta Stelpur game really Scandinavian historical or modern? I found the rules only in French.http://www.abrabadaboum.fr/nos-locations/jeux-en-bois/article/ad-elta-stelpur?fbclid=IwAR38kMgJvHlBof2OL6OtMWIsQRN89zZ0LJtejpRm3xHio9-4kVDZMe...