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#1 #2 #3
World Champion 2019
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria "death", tampa, florida
Fetlar Hnef. 11x11
2020-03-23
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Old Hnef. 11x11
2020-04-08
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Saami Tablut 9x9
2019-10-31
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Historical Hnefatafl 13x13
2020-05-30
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia "cacreal", Ottawa, Canada
Irish Brandubh 2 7x7
2020-06-21
"Auskor", Bilbao, Spain Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia
"unhandyandy", Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Welsh Tawlbwrdd 11x11
2020-07-30
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland
Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia
Sea battle tafl 15x15
2018-03-21
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark,
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Sea battle tafl 13x13
2020-04-01
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Sea battle-2526 9x9
2020-07-22
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Sea battle T circle 11x11
2020-08-20
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Berserk 11x11
2019-12-12
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia
Tyr-2 17x17
2020-07-15
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Simple Tyr 15x15
2020-08-27
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Saami Sáhkku 3x15
2020-09-03
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Mikkel Berg-Nordlie ("mihkkal"), Sápmi (Norway)
Overall best in all tafl types Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Most Active Player
Latest year
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
"Overall best in all tafl types" calculation: #1 1, #2 0.5, #3 0.25.

World Tafl Federation Grand Masters.

Odin from Lejre
Odin from Lejre, Denmark. Photo: Roskilde Museum.

Peter Kelly, Fetlar, Shetland, UK. (1939-2014). Founder of Fetlar Hnefatafl Panel.
Wendy Sutherland, Yorkshire, UK. Winner of Fetlar tourn. 2008.
Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK. Winner of Fetlar tourn. 2009 and 2010, and WTF tourn. 2011 and 2012.
Amanda Caukwell, Fetlar, Shetland, UK. Winner of Fetlar tourn. 2013.
Arne Roland ("Nath"), Berlin, Germany. Winner of WTF tourn. 2013.
John Doe ("Schachus" unknown name), Berlin, Germany. Winner of WTF tourn. 2014.
Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway. Winner of WTF tourn. 2015.
Leo Kolassa ("Herjan"), Formby, UK Winner of WTF tourn. 2016.
Alexandre Bour ("Plantagenet"), Châlons-en-Champagne, FR Winner of WTF tourn. 2017.
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Winner of WTF tourn. 2018 and 2019.

World Tafl Federation Champions.

Year World Champion Rules Place Organizer Participants
2008 Wendy Sutherland, Yorkshire, UK Quickplay Fetlar Hnefatafl 11x11 Fetlar island, UK Fetlar Hnefatafl Panel 20 adults and juniors
2009 Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK
Junior: Sam Clark, UK
15 adults and juniors
2010 Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK
Junior: Dean Thomason, UK
?
2011 Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK Fetlar Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation 8 adults
2012 Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK 13 adults
2013 Amanda Caukwell, Fetlar, Shetland, UK
Junior: Ramsay Beattie and Duncan Burgess, UK
Quickplay Fetlar Hnefatafl 11x11 Fetlar island, UK Fetlar Hnefatafl Panel 4 adults and 10 juniors
(Arne Roland ("Nath"), Berlin, Germany) Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation 13 adults
2014 John Doe ("Schachus" unknown name), Berlin, Germany Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation 23 adults
2015 Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway 19 adults
2016 Leo Kolassa ("Herjan"), Formby, UK 29 adults
2017 Alexandre Bour ("Plantagenet"), Châlons-en-Champagne, FR. 29 adults
2018 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 26 adults
2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 25 adults

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Artist Theresa New from New Scatness Carvings, Scatness, Shetland Isles, created these boards for winners of the Fetlar tournament.
Peter Kelly, Wendy Sutherland, Amanda Caukwell, Tim Millar ("crust") and Dean Thomason on the island Fetlar.
Tim and Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Arne Roland ("Nath"), Leo Kolassa ("Herjan").

WTF Champ. Tourn. 2011.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2012.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2013.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2014.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2015.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2016.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2017.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2018.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2019.
WTF Champ. Tourn. 2020.

International Masters.

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Viking, Sweden.

Year Area International Master
2017 America Altti Piirsoo ("Altti"), New York, USA
Europe Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Kyustendil, Bulgaria
Rules: Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11. Place: aagenielsen.dk. Organizer: World Tafl Federation.
Area America: North- and South-America. Area Europe: not North- and South-America.
America Scores 2017 (maximum possible 16): Altti: 14, Casshern: 13, Fraech: 9, Bigwurm91, Brench, Tuireann: 8, Fairland: 7, Waegn: 3, Imaxuncut: 2
Europe Scores 2017 (maximum possible 20): Odinhimself: 19, Animals, Sqaree: 14, Hagbard: 12, Steiger: 11, Kratzer: 10, Thanir, Xerxes: 9, Arevidar: 6, Marcin: 4, Anto2016: 2
hnefatafl international master
Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself").

Federation Masters (FM, Jarlar).

FM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 2231 1153 9
Alexandre Bour ("Plantagenet"), Châlons-en-Champagne, FR. 1963 693 3
Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Kyustendil, Bulgaria 1955 406 3
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia 1794 825 3
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 1785 3127 3
Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway 1632 739 4

Twothousanders (more than 2000 tafl games).

Twothousander No. of games
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 3127
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 2969
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV 2423

Thousanders (more than 1000 tafl games).

Thousander No. of games
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1537
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1322
Tony Higginson ("tonythebook"), Formby, Merseyside 1264
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 1154
Altti Piirsoo ("altti"), ny, usa 1146
Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), formby, Merseyside 1127
"Fraech", Bruxelles, Belgium 1095
Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium 1056
Marco Gandolfo ("mmagari"), milano, italia 1000

Candidate Masters (CM, Karlar).

CM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1900 675 11
Leo Kolassa ("Herjan"), Formby, UK 1807 683 3
Arne Roland ("Nath"), Berlin, Germany 1794 353 9
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland 1750 624 20
Konstantin Jaehne ("sqAree"), Berlin, Germany 1731 374 8
Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia 1665 633 6
Arne H. Hansen ("arne64"), Hamburg, Germany 1697 491 8
David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK 1674 508 23
Alexander Steiger Dis ("Steiger"), Gorlovka, Donbass 1643 744 9
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 1635 2969 31
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia 1629 525 9
Altti Piirsoo ("altti"), ny, usa 1617 1148 35
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada 1615 762 3
Delray Curtis, ("Jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA 1576 2422 16
"Duhawk93", United States 1589 897 18
Tony Higginson ("tonythebook"), Formby, Merseyside 1569 1269 3
Tim Bullen, ("docbullen"), Formby, UK 1544 1123 8
"Thanir", Barcelona, Spain 1512 720 3
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1477 1537 28
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1468 1321 5
Alexander Clay ("Tuireann"), Columbus, OH, US 1426 473 6


National tournaments.

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Helmet from Sutton Hoo, UK. Photo: British Museum.

Year Country Title Winner Rules Place Organizer
2013 UK National Champion Pete Jennings, UK Fetlar Hnefatafl 11x11 Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, UK World Tafl Federation
2014 UK National Champion Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), Formby, UK Fetlar Hnefatafl 11x11 Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, UK World Tafl Federation
2014 UK Winner of Thor's Hammer Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 Formby, UK Formby Viking and Medieval Market
2015 UK National Champion Pete Jennings, UK
Junior: Oliver Wilson, UK
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, UK World Tafl Federation
2015 USA National Champion Altti Piirsoo ("Altti"), New York, USA Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2015 Italy National Champion "Epoc", Italy Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2015 UK Winner of Thor's Hammer Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 Formby, UK Formby Viking and Medieval Market
2016 UK National Champion Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Junior: Oliver Wilson, UK
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, UK World Tafl Federation
2016 UK Winner of Thor's Hammer Leo Kolassa ("herjan"), Formby, UK ? Formby, UK Formby Viking and Medieval Market
2016 UK Asgardian Hnefatafl Champion Steve Moss ("Sveinn Skovgaard"), UK Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 Leicestershire, UK Asgardian Festival
2017 UK National Champion David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK
Junior: Oliver Wilson, UK
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 West Stow, Suffolk, UK West Stow
2017 UK Winner of Hull tournament David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) Kingston upon Hull, UK Damian Walker, UK
2020 UK National Champion David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2020 North America National Champion "cacreal", Ottawa, Canada Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2020 Norden National Champion Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2020 "Gàrðaríki" National Champion Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut) aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2020 Germany National Champion Konstantin Jaehne ("sqAree"), Berlin, Germany Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2020 "Rest-World" National Champion Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
2020 Masters Masters Tourn. Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11 aagenielsen.dk World Tafl Federation
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Pete Jennings, Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Steve Moss, David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich").

Updated 19.9.2020
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