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by Hagbard
Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Puzzles
Topic: Puzzle 12
Replies: 0
Views: 1553

Puzzle 12

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Copenhagen Hnefatafl. Black wins in 3 moves. How?
by Hagbard
Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Puzzles
Topic: Puzzle 11
Replies: 0
Views: 1506

Puzzle 11

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Copenhagen Hnefatafl. White's next move determines the game and white wins. How?
by Hagbard
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Puzzles
Topic: Puzzle 10
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Puzzle 10

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Copenhagen Hnefatafl. Black's next move determines the game and black wins. How?
by Hagbard
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Puzzles
Topic: Puzzle 9
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Puzzle 9

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Copenhagen Hnefatafl. White wins in 4 moves. How?
by Hagbard
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Home-made tafl games
Replies: 1
Views: 810

Home-made tafl games

Christian Busch blogged about a new tafl game of his: http://pimpmyboardgame.com/?p=1948 Interestingly, the leather board from The Merry Merchant is decorated with burnt in Viking ships for starting positions of attackers. On the present site we have sometimes discussed that the tafl game might simu...
by Hagbard
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Puzzles
Topic: Puzzle 8
Replies: 2
Views: 1335

Re: Puzzle 8

That's right!
by Hagbard
Thu May 25, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Ukraine
Replies: 4
Views: 1796

Re: Tafl in Ukraine

They're creating three clubs in Ukraine for Medieval games and firstly Hnefatafl. The idea of Medieval Games clubs with Hnefatafl as one of the games could be fruitful, attracting a larger public than merely Hnefatafl clubs. Solely Hnefatafl clubs were tried in Tromsø, Norway, and in Burnsall, UK, ...
by Hagbard
Thu May 25, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Ukraine
Replies: 4
Views: 1796

Tafl in Ukraine

The event Scandinavian Night was held May 20th 2017 in the National Museum of History in Kiev. One of the popular events of the evening was demonstration and playing of Hnefatafl, and more than 14 very interested young Ukrainians attended. The rules used were "Old Hnefatafl", which has traditionally...
by Hagbard
Thu May 25, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Tawlbwrdd 11x11
Replies: 16
Views: 10730

Re: Tawlbwrdd 11x11

May 22nd, Jarl Herjan on Facebook, photo of a fine tawlbwrdd board 11x11 with throne and no corners, and diamond-Bell setup, just as we recommend it here. But also with a dicebox and six dice, and the comment This is my new Tawlbwrdd (Welsh Tafl) which I had designed. In addition I have come up with...
by Hagbard
Tue May 23, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Board Game Studies Colloquium XX in Copenhagen 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1069

Board Game Studies Colloquium XX in Copenhagen 2017

The University of Copenhagen held a most successful BGCXX May 17th-21st 2017. A two-storey auditorum full of amiable board game enthusiasts, mostly high level university people - researchers, PH.D's, professors; about 55 participants from Australia, Europe and USA; much of the time parallel lectures...