Tafl games are a family of ancient Germanic and Celtic strategy board games
played on a checkered or latticed gameboard with two armies of uneven
This game is hnefatafl, also known in its various forms as tafl, brandubh,
tawlbwrdd, alea evangelii and tablut, and less certainly by some as gwyddbwyll
Jan 18, 2011 ... www.knightwithoutarmor.com - This is a short presentation on Tafl, a medieval
Scandinavian board game similar to chess. Though we cannot ...
I can play at Tafl, Nine skills I know, Rarely forget I the runes, I know of books and
smithing, I know how to slide on skis, Shoot and row, well enough; Each of two ...
Fascinating tafl game of unequal forces played by the Vikings. Hnefatafl or Tablut
set with moulded resin pieces and a linen board in sturdy box.
Hnefatafl, also known as The Viking Game, The King's Table or simply Tafl, is
one of the rare breed of games with two unequal sides. The defending side ...
Before the introduction of chess (O.N. skak-tafl) in the eleventh and twelfth
centuries, Scandinavians sharpened their wits by playing a game known as tafl.[3
] Tafl ...
Like many tafl enthusiasts, I am working on my own set of rules - my personal aim
to be to adhere more closely to the manuscripts in particular and bend the ...
History. Games of the Tafl family are distinguished by the unequal size of the
opposing forces. The objective is usually for the force of fewer numbers to take all
Jan 5, 2003 ... The common Germanic Tafl is a development of the Roman game latrunculi ('
soldiers'). One piece of supporting evidence--beyond the ...