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Newest results.
Grand Masters.
Champions.
Jarlar.
Karlar.
Twothousanders.
Thousanders.
National Champions.


Newest results.

#1 #2
World Champion 2019
Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Old Hnef. 11x11 "cacreal", Ottawa, Canada Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Saami Tablut 9x9 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia
Sea battle tafl 11x11 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Simple Tyr 11x11 Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Hex 11x11 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland
Most Active Player
Latest year
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Overall best in all tafl types Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia
"Overall best in all tafl types" calculation: #1 1, #2 0.5.


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.


Federation Masters (FM, Jarlar).

FM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 2244 1192 17
Alexandre Bour ("Plantagenet"), Châlons-en-Champagne, FR. 1963 693 3
Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Kyustendil, Bulgaria 1946 416 3
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1831 697 3
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland 1810 688 3
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia 1797 866 8
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 1785 3127 15
Arne H. Hansen ("arne64"), Hamburg, Germany 1697 491 5
Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway 1610 748 9
Altti Piirsoo ("altti"), ny, usa 1617 1148 9
"Duhawk93", United States 1589 897 4


Candidate Masters (CM, Karlar).

CM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Leo Kolassa ("Herjan"), Formby, UK 1807 683 3
Arne Roland ("Nath"), Berlin, Germany 1794 353 8
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada 1734 868 5
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia 1643 571 11
Konstantin Jaehne ("sqAree"), Berlin, Germany 1614 390 8
David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK 1663 497 20
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 1654 2995 27
Alexander Steiger Dis ("Steiger"), Gorlovka, Donbass 1622 815 8
Dmitry Legedin ("L716"), Kaliningrad, Russia 1637 692 7
Tony Higginson ("tonythebook"), Formby, Merseyside 1570 1269 3
Delray Curtis, ("Jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA 1615 2609 15
Tim Bullen, ("docbullen"), Formby, UK 1544 1123 8
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1529 1420 4
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1456 1565 26
Alexander Clay ("Tuireann"), Columbus, OH, US 1426 473 5


Twothousanders (2000 tafl games).

Twothousander No. of games
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 3127
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 2995
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV 2609


Thousanders (1000 tafl games).

Thousander No. of games
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1565
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1421
Tony Higginson ("tonythebook"), Formby, Merseyside 1264
Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium 1200
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 1192
"Fraech", Bruxelles, Belgium 1152
Altti Piirsoo ("altti"), ny, usa 1146
Marco Gandolfo ("mmagari"), milano, italia 1177
Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), formby, Merseyside 1127
Justin Levi White ("Fairland"), oklahoma, USA 1000


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").


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").

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