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World Tafl Federation Hnefatafl Championship tournament 2019.

Congratulations to World Tafl Federation Champion 2019, Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA!

Newest results.

Gold Silver Bronze
World Champion 2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria
(Hnefatafl club "Odin")
"death", tampa, florida
Fetlar Hnef. Mast.
2020-03-23
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Old Hnef. Mast.
2020-04-08
"cacreal", Ottawa, Canada Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Hist. Hnef. Mast. 2019
Saami Tablut 9x9
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA
Score 28 pt., Sonneborn-Berger score 174.
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia
(hobby centre "Geek Wars")
Score 28 pt., Sonneborn-Berger score 159.
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Hist. Hnef. Mast.
Irish Brandubh 2 7x7, 2019-10-14
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia, and
"unhandyandy", Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Hist. Hnef. Mast.
Welsh Tawlbwrdd 11x11, 2020-01-03
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA "death", tampa, florida Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland
Hist. Hnef. Mast.
Scottish Ard Ri throneless 7x7, 2020-02-24
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland, and
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia
"unhandyandy", Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Hist. Hnef. Mast.
Simple Tafl 11x11, 2020-05-03
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland
Sea Battle Mast. 2019
Sea battle-2526 9x9
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland Frank Prohl ("Gungnir"), Tromsø, Norge
(Tromsø Tafl Laug)
Sea Battle Mast.
Sea battle T circle 11x11, 2020-02-10
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland, and
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA, and
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Sea Battle Mast.
Sea battle tafl 13x13, 2020-04-01
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland, and
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria "L716", R, Gàrðaríki, and
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Sea Battle Mast.
Sea battle-204577 11x11, 2020-05-13
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland, and
"L716", R, Gàrðaríki
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Berserk Mast. 2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria
(Hnefatafl club "Odin")
Score 9 pt., sub-score 3 pt.
"L716", R, Gàrðaríki
(Königsberg/Kaliningrad, Russia)
Score 9 pt., sub-score 2 pt.
Tyr Mast.
Tyr 17x17, 2020-03-09
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark
Triathlon
2020-05-29
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland "L716", R, Gàrðaríki, and
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK
Most Active Player
Latest year
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Luk Martens ("Masterluke"), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
David Zolli ("branan"), Toulon, France

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.

International Masters.

viking
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, Jarls).

FM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 2191 1069 11
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia 1873 691 3
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 1768 3127 3
Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway 1733 717 3

Twothousanders (more than 2000 tafl games).

Twothousander No. of games
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 3127
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 2908
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV 2200

Thousanders (more than 1000 tafl games).

Thousander No. of games
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1424
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1315
Tony Higginson ("tonythebook"), Formby, Merseyside 1264
Altti Piirsoo ("altti"), ny, usa 1146
Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), formby, Merseyside 1127
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA 1069
"Fraech", Bruxelles, Belgium 1012

Candidate Masters (CM, Karls).

CM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Alexandre Bour ("Plantagenet"), Châlons-en-Champagne, FR. 1974 517 7
Lucho Panchev ("OdinHimself"), Kyustendil, Bulgaria 1947 393 10
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1862 655 7
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland 1783 525 10
"L716", R, Gàrðaríki 1729 501 3
Arne H. Hansen ("arne64"), Hamburg, Germany 1694 491 8
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia 1669 457 9
David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK 1623 504 18
Alexander Steiger Dis ("Steiger"), Gorlovka, Donbass 1622 710 7
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 1602 2908 24
Delray Curtis, ("Jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA 1592 2200 7
"Duhawk93", United States 1569 897 13
Tim Bullen, ("docbullen"), Formby, UK 1515 1127 8
"Thanir", Barcelona, Spain 1493 720 3
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1465 1424 23
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1437 1315 4
Alexander Clay ("Tuireann"), Columbus, OH, US 1406 494 4


National tournaments.

helmet
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 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
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Pete Jennings, Tim Bullen ("docbullen"), Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Steve Moss, David Lonsdale ("Animals").

Triathlon.

Strong rank Hist. rank Sea rank Sum
1 Casshern 1 1 1 3
2 Chaolaibne 8 1 1 10
3 L716 7 3 1 11
3 Xerxes 4 3 4 11
5 Jrton80 3 5 4 12
6 cacreal 1 5 7 13
7 Masterluke 5 5 6 16
8 Agmundr 5 8 8 21
Calculated 29.05.2020

Updated 29.5.2020
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