Hnefatafl: the Game of the Vikings

Hnefatafl World Quick-play Championship 2013

Saturday, 20th July 2013

This year's Hnefatafl World Quick-play Championship at Fetlar, in the Shetland Islands of Scotland, is scheduled for Saturday 3rd August. This competition has been running since 2008 and attracts competitors from all around the world.

Hnefatafl has no official "rules", but the rules devised by Fetlar have been used for tournaments organised elsewhere. Information about the tournament, the rules and the schedule is available from the Fetlar web site:


Thanks for posting the link! Lovely website, great work. Best wishes, Tim Millar

Tim Millar - 13:57, 08/08/2013

Thanks Tim! Hopefully they'll post the results at some point.

Damian Walker - 06:37, 09/08/2013

Update: I've just seen news from Tim in another place: "The Quickplay World hnefatafl Championship 2013 was won by Amanda Caukwell of Fetlar, Shetland. Congratulations to her, she is Shetland's first home-grown winner."

Damian Walker - 18:04, 11/08/2013

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