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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
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. 2019
Welsh Tawlbwrdd 11x11
Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA "death", tampa, florida 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)
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.
Triathlon 2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland 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

hnefatafl board hnefatafl board hnefatafl world championship hnefatafl world championship hnefatafl world championship hnefatafl world championship hnefatafl world championship hnefatafl world championship hnefatafl world championship
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 10
Alexander V. Fomichëv ("Ded Fomich"), Moscow, Russia 1930 636 3
Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway 1808 706 3
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 1768 3127 3

Thousanders (more than 1000 tafl games).

Thousander No. of games
Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK 3127
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 2867
Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV 2018
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1347
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1264
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

Candidate Masters (CM. Karls).

CM Rating No. of games No. of qual. tourn.
Bogdan Varbanov ("Bogd Khan"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1852 606 6
Arne H. Hansen ("arne64"), Hamburg, Germany 1694 491 8
Alex Kocherin ("Hnefihunter"), Saint Petersburg, Russia 1690 417 8
Hamish Lawson ("ChaolAibhne"), St Andrews, Scotland 1656 437 9
Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Danmark 1646 2867 23
David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK 1623 504 18
Alexander Steiger Dis ("Steiger"), Gorlovka, Donbass 1612 698 7
"Duhawk93", United States 1568 897 13
Delray Curtis, ("Jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA 1556 2018 4
Tim Bullen, ("docbullen"), Formby, UK 1515 1127 8
"Thanir", Barcelona, Spain 1493 720 3
"Agmundr", Lier, Norway 1448 1264 4
Steve Lonsdale ("xerxes"), Peterborough, UK 1444 1347 23
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").


Hist. Tafl Masters.
2012 Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Denmark.
2013 Altti Piirsoo ("altti"), New York, USA.
2014 - 2015 Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK.
2016 David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK (Kingston Upon Hull Tournament 2017).
2017 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA.
2018 Irish Brandubh 7x7: David Lonsdale ("Animals"), Peterborough, UK. Saami Tablut 9x9: Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA. Welsh Tawlbwrdd 11x11: "Khan Asparukh", Sofia, Bulgaria.
2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA.
Saami: Casshern: 28 pt., Ded fomich: 28 pt., Hnefihunter: 25 pt., Chaolaibhne: 21 pt., Animals: 18 pt., L716: 16 pt., Mihkkal: 16 pt., Kllimm: 16 pt., Jrton80: 15 pt., Xerxes: 15 pt., Agmundr: 14 pt., Masterluke: 10 pt., Cassio: 8 pt., Bender: 7 pt., Wesley alves: 3 pt., Eilidhaniorua: 0 pt.,
Tawlbwrdd: Casshern: 13 pt., Death: 12 pt., Chaolaibhne: 10 pt., L716: 8 pt., Xerxes: 5 pt., Jrton80: 4 pt., Masterluke: 3 pt., Malte: 1 pt.,

Sea Tafl Masters.
2012 - 2015 Tim Millar ("crust"), Somerset, UK.
2017-2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA.
Casshern: 18 pt., Chaolaibhne: 16 pt., Gungnir: 12 pt., Cassio: 10 pt., Archibald k.: 9 pt., Xerxes: 8 pt., Bender: 7 pt., Masterluke: 7 pt., Agmundr: 2 pt., Tirjera: 1 pt.,

Berserk Tafl Masters.
2012 - 2016 Adam Bartley ("Adam"), Tønsberg, Norway.
2017 - 2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA.
Casshern: 14 pt., L716: 9 pt., Jrton80: 9 pt., Bogd khan: 9 pt., Chaolaibhne: 7 pt., Masterluke: 4 pt., Xerxes: 4 pt., Olejd: 0 pt.,

Triathlon Masters.
2015 Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK, and Altti Piirsoo ("Altti"), New York, USA.
2017 - 2019 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA.
Casshern: 3, Chaolaibne: 8, Xerxes: 9, Agmundr: 11, Masterluke: 13.

Most Active Players.
2010 - 2012 Aage Nielsen ("Hagbard"), Copenhagen, Denmark.
2013 - 2016 Tim Millar ("Crust"), Somerset, UK.
2017 Mario Aluizo ("casshern"), Los Angeles, USA.
2018 - 2019 Delray Curtis ("jrton80"), Kearneysville, WV, USA
Jrton80 714, Masterluke 553, Hnefihunter 396, branan 384, ChaolAibhne 367, xerxes 322, Agmundr 288, casshern 267, Ded Fomich 259, L716 243

Triathlon 2019.

Cop. rank Hist. rank Sea rank Sum
1 Casshern 1 1 1 3
2 Chaolaibne 4 2 2 8
3 Xerxes 3 3 3 9
4 Agmundr 2 4 5 11
5 Masterluke 4 5 4 13
Rules: Copenhagen Hnefatafl 11x11, Historical Hnefatafl 9x9 (Saami Tablut), Sea battle-2526 9x9.

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