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by Hagbard
Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 66
Views: 10029

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Distribution of players to Championship Tournament 2016 Round 2 groups. Players in the small forum are discussing the 2016 Round 2 distribution. Here's a copy of the discussion: 2016-10-04 23:09:51 HELFRICH: Curious that I cannot find myself in any category of the final round, or am i misinterpreti...
by Hagbard
Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 5978

Re: Gaming activity

Sigurd and Tuireann asked about the "Nielsen layout". http://aagenielsen.dk/board_tablutnielsen13_r.png http://aagenielsen.dk/board_tablutnielsen15_r.png The "Nielsen" setups are natural extensions of board setups from 11x11 into boards 13x13 and 15x15. They are only tested with a few test games, g...
by Hagbard
Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 5978

Re: Gaming activity

Tuireann wrote:I'm aware it's been tried but I've never tried it and it's not available. I'm curious what about it does not work.
Access to Tablut T cross 11x11 is opened, so that Tuireann can study its shortcomings.
by Hagbard
Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 5978

Re: Gaming activity

(In small forum) perhaps the site features one variant per month for competition? (In small forum) To encourage more play on those variants, perhaps Tournaments....☺ (In small forum) I was hoping there would be a Tablut tournament some time after the championship was over. :p Until now, most of the...
by Hagbard
Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 66
Views: 10029

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

This would help eliminate last minute fake profiles and false ratings, as well as discourage those not serious about competing. Any undisclosed double entries should result in both user names being deleted from the federation if found out. if we are getting fake entries / false ratings I appreciate...
by Hagbard
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 66
Views: 10029

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Evaluation of the Championship Tournament 2016 Round 1. Players in the small forum are discussing the 2016 Round 1. Here's a copy of the discussion: 2016-09-21 17:28:53 HELFRICH: 2016-09-21 17:25:28 HELFRICH: Regarding future tournament planning: May I suggest that some requirement be placed before...
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 4886

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

HotFudge wrote:the king can be captured by the corners as well. Unless if you think all this is too much weakness for the king?
No, a capture-from-two-sides king is what we call a "weak king", which is the historical type king, and he is captured next to a corner by one enemy.
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 4886

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

So Tablut T diamond 11x11, but with corner escape, and shieldwall capture added. Plus force maneuver and minus surrounding. ?
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 4886

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

So this would be Tablut T diamond 11x11, but with corner escape, and shieldwall capture added?
by Hagbard
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 3543

Re: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival

the teacher; Father Stephen Hayes. ... his rule set for Brandubh was a little different than what we play here in that it was lacking a few details and had a strong king. He played a throne that was not hostile and was blocked to all except the King including the ability to move through. The corner...