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by Hagbard
Fri Mar 22, 2024 5:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 138
Views: 274889

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Thank you for giving this subject some thoughts! 1) Very interesting consideration! Also interesting, I think, that by this method you still arrive at the same winner. The top players, who are likely to win the tournament, are also probable to have many shared opponents, because after the four round...
by Hagbard
Wed Mar 20, 2024 10:19 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 138
Views: 274889

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Suggestion for the format of World Championship tournament 2024. Start: Sep. 15th. Four lines as last year. Timing x5. Tournament format. Triple Elimination. Round 1 set up as last year, but with 2, 4 and 6 opponents. Round 2 the same, but with 2 and 4 opponents. Described here: http://aagenielsen....
by Hagbard
Sat Mar 02, 2024 9:07 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Medieval Market
Replies: 3
Views: 11142

Re: Medieval Market

Thoughts about the Ringsted Medieval Festival this summer. Yesterday we attended the first information meeting about the festival, which is a big event. It's organised every second year, and now it's time again. For medieval board games we will be 7 people. Each of the 7 has his own speciality and ...
by Hagbard
Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:58 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 52
Views: 127290

Re: Gaming activity

This diagram shows the tafl gaming activity of the latest 13 years of this site, measured as number of tafl moves done per week. There is an apparent seasonal variation with higher activity in winter and lower in summertime. The many smaller spikes are large tournaments. The sudden rise in March 202...
by Hagbard
Fri Feb 02, 2024 1:56 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 52
Views: 127290

Re: Gaming activity

Which board sizes, game types and variants have been more popular during the latest year? Updated 23.5.2024 Board sizes. Other 4537 games 11x11 2168 9x9 680 7x7 456 15x15 80 5x5 67 17x17 40 13x13 29 19x19 23 Game types: Other games 4537 games Weak king 1730 Strong king 1542 Unarmed king (Sea battle...
by Hagbard
Fri Jan 26, 2024 9:47 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in the Basque Country
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Tafl in the Basque Country

Jan. 25th 2024 Summarizing; These would be the steps to follow: 1-First I have to read the rules well; I think there is in Spanish. From what I see there are many modalities (11x11, 7x7, 3x15) but are the rules the same for everyone? 2-I want to buy 5 boards to be able to do the Basque tournament in...
by Hagbard
Mon Jan 22, 2024 3:42 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in the Basque Country
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Tafl in the Basque Country

Jan. 22nd 2024 came this follow-up mail: Hi how are things? My name is Egoitz. I am the president of the Basque association of Oware and Strategic Games. We play to several games and now we would want to play to tafl or tablut. We could buy 5 boards to organize our tournaments, including the Basque ...
by Hagbard
Mon Jan 22, 2024 3:36 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in the Basque Country
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Tafl in the Basque Country

Dec. 23rd 2020 I received this mail from the Basque Country: Hi, how are you? My name is Egoitz and I am the president of the Basque Association of Strategic Games. We are a group of 16-24 players that we meet twice a month to play to several games, most of them are abstract, and we would like to jo...
by Hagbard
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:27 am
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 80
Views: 190694

Re: World Tafl Federation

There has not been an Honorary Hnefatafl Master since Peter Kelly 2014 ten years ago. Presuming you can have such a title also when alive, I would now propose for Honorary Hnefatafl Masters : Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK. Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway. - the three of us worked togeth...
by Hagbard
Thu Jan 04, 2024 10:46 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Re: Berserk Hnefatafl
Replies: 11
Views: 54379

Re: Berserk Hnefatafl

Tonythebook wrote: I've just played Freach in Berserk, 175 moves, a game worth highlighting. I started as Tafl and he looked dead, then he used Berserk tactics and wiped my defence, then it became a true battle... Maybe you can share it somehow as a demo? The game is: Fraech / Tonythebook. Tournamen...