Hnefatafl: the Game of the Vikings

New Quick Game Feature for On-line Players

A 15x15 Hnefatafl Game at
A 15x15 Hnefatafl Game at
Copyright (C) Aage Nielsen 2016

Saturday, 27th February 2016

The hnefatafl web site has implemented a new feature: players can now launch quick games to be completed in one sitting. This is good for players who might have a free evening or afternoon, but who cannot commit to a daily move over the weeks that a correspondence game will often last.

While other sites have real-time play, those are set up exclusively for real-time games (such as or And no other site comes close to for the sheer number of variants of hnefatafl available.

To start a quick game, players should log into the site, click Create New Game and tick the "Short game" box underneath the list of variants.


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