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by Hagbard
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Sea Battle Tafl
Replies: 37
Views: 28243

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: 26
Views: 15887

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: 37284

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: 53
Views: 36601

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: 2749

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: 2749

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...
by Hagbard
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Sápmi
Replies: 2
Views: 2749

Tafl in Sápmi

Mikkel Berg-Nordlie ("Mihkkal"), historian from Sápmi / Norway, sent this information January 17th: Hi and happy new year. Since you're keeping track of Tafl events on your website, here are some news from 2018 that you may consider for publication. #1 In 2018 a network for traditional Sámi board g...
by Hagbard
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Denmark
Replies: 8
Views: 8029

Re: Tafl in Denmark

February 2019 Hnefatafl (Saami Tablut 9x9) was again presented at the Classic Board Game café. The other games were Checkers, Frisian Checkers, Nine Men's Morris, Othello (Reversi), Go (9x9), Trax, Daldøs and Sáhkku, Shogi and the simpler version Catch The Lion, Quoridor, Pentomino, Hex, Havannah, T...
by Hagbard
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 71
Views: 37284

Re: World Tafl Federation

It is the only label within reach of strong players, without having to be in the top five elite.
by Hagbard
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 71
Views: 37284

Re: World Tafl Federation

Elaborating on the Candidate Master (CM). A Federation Master from the FM scheme above is as seldom as snow in June. I took another look at the CM idea and I propose that a player can become a Candidate Master (CM) if - he is rated at least 1500 - he has played at least 500 games - he has qualified...