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National tournaments 2020, July 1st -

Winners of national tafl tournaments 2020:
UK: David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK.
Gàrðaríki: Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia.
North America: "cacreal", Ottawa, Canada.
Norden: Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark.
Germany:
Rest-World: Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Masters:

May Odin give you knowledge on your path,
May Thor grant you strength and courage on your way,
And may Loki give you laughter as you go.
Timing: 1 day per move. Time buffer 10 days. Long game threshold 20 days.
Info: Check the chat forum for info during the tournament.

Content.
UK
Gàrðaríki.
North America.
Norden.
Germany.
Rest-World.
Masters Tournament.


UK.

Primus Motor and organizer of the UK National Tournament is Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes").

The UK National Tournament is to find the 2020 National Champion for the UK (Copenhagen). So, for UK players only. Format will depend on the number of entries, similar to the World Championship (which runs in September). The UK Championship will be run on similar lines to the World Championship.

Rules: The Copenhagen rules, described here.
Umpire: Aage Nielsen, Denmark ("Hagbard").
Players:
xerxes, Peterborough, UK
ChaolAibhne, St Andrews, Scotland
animals, Peterborough, UK

UK National Hnefatafl Champion 2020 is
David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK!

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 (2020-06-30)

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Animals-
35 mv
67 mv
Xerxes
64 mv
-
74 mv
Chaolaibhne
76 mv
61 mv
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Animals: 4 pt., Chaolaibhne: 2 pt., Xerxes: 0 pt.,
(maximum possible score 4) Animals: 4, Chaolaibhne: 2, Xerxes: 0.
Tournament winner: Animals!

hnefatafl national champion
The British gang: Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Tony Higginson ("tonythebook") and Tim Millar ("crust").

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Animals / Chaolaibhne
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Animals / Xerxes
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Chaolaibhne / Animals
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Chaolaibhne / Xerxes
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Xerxes / Animals
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Xerxes / Chaolaibhne


Gàrðaríki.

Luk Martens battle
Photo: Aleksandr Tsyganok, Ukraine.

Aleksandr Tsyganok ("Steiger") sent this picture and writes:
Salute, Aage! Let this tablut be a prize for the winner of Gàrðaríki national tournament.
Click on the photo for enlargement.

Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.
Rules: Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) rules, described here.
Umpire: Lucho Panchev, Bulgaria ("OdinHimself").
Players:
L716, Konungsfjall, Gàrðaríki
Ded Fomich, Moskovgarðr, Gàrðaríki
Efra, Tol'yatti, Rossiya
onelightyear, g. Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
Hnefihunter, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Steiger, Gorlovka, Donbass

Gàrðaríki Hnefatafl Champion 2020 is
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia!

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) (2020-06-30)

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Efra-
29 mv
1 mv
40 mv
30 mv
38 mv
L716
34 mv
-
1 mv
31 mv
22 mv
54 mv
Onelightyear
2 mv
2 mv
-
2 mv
2 mv
2 mv
Ded fomich
15 mv
16 mv
1 mv
-
18 mv
26 mv
Hnefihunter
63 mv
36 mv
1 mv
30 mv
-
32 mv
Steiger
35 mv
57 mv
1 mv
49 mv
26 mv
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Ded fomich: 7 pt., L716: 5 pt., Steiger: 5 pt., Hnefihunter: 3 pt., Efra: 0 pt., Onelightyear: 0 pt.,
(maximum possible score 8) Ded fomich: 7, Steiger and L716 5, Hnefihunter: 3, Efra: 0.
Tournament winner: Ded fomich!

hnefatafl national champion
The East gang: Dmitry Pashkov, Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich") and Aleksandr Tsyganok ("Steiger").

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Ded fomich / Efra
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Ded fomich / Hnefihunter
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Ded fomich / L716
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Ded fomich / Steiger
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Efra / Ded fomich
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Efra / Hnefihunter
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Efra / L716
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Efra / Steiger
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Hnefihunter / Ded fomich
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Hnefihunter / Efra
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Hnefihunter / L716
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Hnefihunter / Steiger
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L716 / Ded fomich
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L716 / Efra
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L716 / Hnefihunter
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L716 / Steiger
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Steiger / Ded fomich
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Steiger / Efra
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Steiger / Hnefihunter
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Steiger / L716


North America.

USA and Canada.
Rules: The Copenhagen rules, described here.
Umpire: Aage Nielsen, Denmark ("Hagbard").
Players:
Jrton80, Kearneysville, WV
cacreal, Ottawa, Canada
L3monMan, Sacramento, United States
Corbeau, Norumbega, Maine
Waegn, Worcester, USA
holidayinnes, Ottawa, Canada
TimeyWimey, Melbourne, United States
garun19, Ottawa, Canada
Brench, Philadelphia, USA

North America Hnefatafl Champion 2020 is
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada!

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 (2020-06-30)

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Jrton80-
33 mv
80 mv
25 mv
18 mv
124 mv
19 mv
Holidayinnes
150 mv
-
84 mv
35 mv
35 mv
50 mv
106 mv
Cacreal
36 mv
32 mv
-
21 mv
20 mv
44 mv
55 mv
Waegn
88 mv
31 mv
44 mv
-
51 mv
34 mv
52 mv
Corbeau
46 mv
28 mv
38 mv
70 mv
-
30 mv
22 mv
Garun19
48 mv
27 mv
94 mv
55 mv
26 mv
-
Brench
66 mv
46 mv
52 mv
43 mv
14 mv
62 mv
-
[Cacreal: 12 pt., Jrton80: 8 pt., Garun19: 8 pt., Brench: 6.5 pt., Holidayinnes: 4.5 pt., Waegn: 2 pt., Corbeau: 0 pt., ]
Never showed up and disqualified July 12th: L3monman and Timeywimey.
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Brench / Cacreal
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Brench / Corbeau
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Brench / Garun19
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Brench / Holidayinnes
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Brench / Jrton80
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Brench / Waegn
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Cacreal / Brench
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Cacreal / Corbeau
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Cacreal / Garun19
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Cacreal / Holidayinnes
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Cacreal / Jrton80
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Cacreal / Waegn
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Corbeau / Brench
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Corbeau / Cacreal
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Corbeau / Garun19
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Corbeau / Holidayinnes
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Corbeau / Jrton80
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Corbeau z / Waegn
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Garun19 / Cacreal
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Garun19 / Corbeau
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Garun19 / Holidayinnes
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Garun19 / Jrton80
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Garun19 / Waegn
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Holidayinnes / Brench
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Holidayinnes / Cacreal
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Holidayinnes / Corbeau
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Holidayinnes / Garun19
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Holidayinnes / Jrton80
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Holidayinnes / Waegn
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Jrton80 / Brench
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Jrton80 / Cacreal
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Jrton80 / Corbeau
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Jrton80 / Garun19
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Jrton80 / Holidayinnes
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Jrton80 / Waegn
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Waegn / Brench
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Waegn / Cacreal
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Waegn / Corbeau
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Waegn / Garun19
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Waegn / Holidayinnes
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Waegn / Jrton80


Norden (Nordic countries).

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Photo: Mikkel Berg-Nordlie ("mihkkal"), Sápmi (Norway).

Mikkel Berg-Nordlie ("mihkkal") sent these pictures and writes:
There will be an award to the winner of the Norden Tablut tournament: A game set for Tablut, and some other games traditionally played by the Sámi, such as Dablo and Sáhkku. Board and pieces designed by me, Ingemund Skålnes, and Astri Mari Nyborg. Box designed and set made (laser cut wood and 3D print) by Petter Pegge Ericsson.
Click on the photos for enlargement.

Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.
Rules: Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) rules, described here.
Umpire: Mario Aluizo, USA ("casshern")
Players:
mihkkal, Ošlo, Sápmi / Norway
Hagbard, Copenhagen, Danmark
EilidhAnIorua, Trondheim, Norway
Adam, Tønsberg, Norway

Norden Hnefatafl Champion 2020 is
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark!

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) (2020-06-30)

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Adam-
18 mv
28 mv
24 mv
Eilidhaniorua
33 mv
-
15 mv
21 mv
Hagbard
33 mv
30 mv
-
36 mv
Mihkkal
35 mv
14 mv
36 mv
-
Hagbard: 5 pt., Mihkkal: 4 pt., Adam: 3 pt., Eilidhaniorua: 0 pt.,
(maximum possible score 6) Hagbard: 5, Mihkkal: 4, Adam: 3, Eilidhaniorua: 0.
Tournament winner: Hagbard!

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Adam / Eilidhaniorua
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Adam / Hagbard
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Adam / Mihkkal
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Eilidhaniorua / Adam
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Eilidhaniorua / Hagbard
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Eilidhaniorua / Mihkkal
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Hagbard / Adam
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Hagbard / Eilidhaniorua
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Hagbard / Mihkkal
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Mihkkal / Adam
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Mihkkal / Eilidhaniorua
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Mihkkal / Hagbard


Germany.

Rules: The Copenhagen rules, described here.
Umpire: Mario Aluizo, USA ("casshern")
Players:
sqAree, Berlin, Germany
Luizz, Munich, Germany
Haio, Wiesbaden, Deutschland

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 (2020-06-30)

white/blackSqareeLuizzHaio
Sqaree-
33 mv
45 mv
Luizz
-
39 mv
Haio
38 mv
41 mv
-
[Sqaree: 3 pt., Luizz: 1 pt., Haio: 1 pt., ]
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Haio / Luizz
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Haio / Sqaree
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Luizz / Haio
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Sqaree / Haio
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Sqaree / Luizz z


Rest-World.

Rules: The Copenhagen rules, described here.
Players:
Sergej, Tiraspol', Moldova
Bogd Khan, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
MasterLuke, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Rest-World Hnefatafl Champion 2020 is
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria!

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 (2020-06-30)

white/blackBogd khanMasterlukeСергей
Bogd khan-
25 mv
1 mv
Masterluke
101 mv
-
1 mv
Сергей
2 mv
2 mv
-
Bogd khan: 2 pt., Masterluke: 0 pt., Сергей: 0 pt.,
(maximum possible score 2) Bogd khan: 2, Masterluke: 0, Sergej: 0 (no-show).
Tournament winner: Bogd khan!

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Bogd khan / Masterluke
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Masterluke / Bogd khan


Masters Tournament.

Primus Motor and organizer of the Masters Tournament is Mario Aluizo ("casshern").

Rules: The Copenhagen rules, described here.
Players:
casshern, Los Angeles, USA
sqAree, Berlin, Germany
OdinHimself, Valaskjálf, Ásgarðr
Bogd Khan, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Adam, Tønsberg, Norway

WTF National Tournaments 2020, Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 (2020-06-30)

white/blackCasshernOdinhimselfBogd khanSqareeAdam
Casshern-
34 mv
33 mv
56 mv
33 mv
Odinhimself
70 mv
-
45 mv
Bogd khan
22 mv
40 mv
-
35 mv
43 mv
Sqaree
44 mv
47 mv
-
35 mv
Adam
28 mv
54 mv
79 mv
-
[Casshern: 8 pt., Bogd khan: 4 pt., Odinhimself: 2 pt., Sqaree: 1 pt., Adam: 1 pt., ]
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Adam / Bogd khan
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Adam / Casshern
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Adam / Odinhimself
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Bogd khan / Adam
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Bogd khan z / Casshern
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Bogd khan / Odinhimself
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Bogd khan / Sqaree z
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Casshern / Adam
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Casshern / Bogd khan
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Casshern / Odinhimself
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Casshern / Sqaree
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Odinhimself / Adam
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Odinhimself z / Casshern
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Sqaree / Adam
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Sqaree / Bogd khan
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Sqaree / Casshern


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