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boylston-chess-club.blogspot.com/2008/08/hnefatafl-ancient-viking-board-game.html

Aug 17, 2008 ... Hnefatafl is a simple yet very addictive Norse board game that was very popular in northern Europe until the advent of chess. The game is sometimes called ' King's Table' or 'High Table' although a literal translation from Icelandic gives 'Fist Chess'. Interestingly, the word 'fist' refers to how this game used to ...

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Abstract— Hnefatafl is an ancient Norse game – an ancestor of chess. In this paper, we report on the development of computer players for this game. In the spirit of Blondie24, we evolve neural networks as board evaluation functions for different versions of the game. An unusual aspect of this game is that there is no general ...

www.jelldragon.com/hnefatafl.htm

The Jelling Dragon - Hnefatafl - King's Table - The Viking Game. We have an authentic hnefatafl with a wooden board and glass pieces, or a modern version with resin pieces and a cloth playing board.

www.pri.org/stories/2013-08-07/anyone-game-hnefatafl

Aug 7, 2013 ... Henefatafl is a game that dates back to the age of the Vikings. It's still played today, actually. And there's an island in northern Scotland where the best modern Hnefatafl players gather to compete each year. The game involves using stones and marbles to simulate combat but requires some sophisticated ...

www.deskovehry.info/pravidla/hnefatafl.htm

Hnefatafl. Úvod. Oblíbená hra starých Vikingů, kterou s sebou brávali i na své daleké plavby. Byla rozšířena po celém vikingském světě, než byla vytlačena a nahrazena šachy. Existuje více pokusů o rekonstrukci jejích pravidel, které se liší jak velikostí hracího plánu, tak výkladem některých principů. Zde je uvedena ...

www.jamesadamshistoricenterprises.com/treasuretrove/gamesvikingchess.html

Hnefatafl - Viking Chess. Hnefatafl (hnefa tafl) literally translates into English as ' king's table' and is a chess-like game played by Vikings from around 400 AD. However, despite some similarities, this game is held to be unrelated to the ancestors of modern chess. This page details the basic rules of the game - though many ...

memory.no/hnef1E.htm

The Viking Game "HNEFATAFL". --- the way the Vikings entertained themselves 1000 years ago. Click the picture below to enlarge. The Viking Game HNEFATAFL was a popular board game during the Viking age but forgotten over the years. Based on archaeological research, the game is reconstructed and appears as it ...

www.acornonline.com/XB2646.html

One of history's greatest board games, Hnefatafl(nef-ah-tah-fel), which translates as "King's Table," has been played for more than 1,600 years, far longer than chess. There are two ways to win: either the attackers (24 soldiers) capture the king, or the king (helped by his 12 soldiers) escapes to one of the corners. It's simple ...

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