[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Earlier ⇧Reverse Order⇩ Later Hnefatafl - the Strategic Board Game of the Vikings . Detailed rules and history of a Chess-like game played for 100's of years in Northern Europe.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]MARGARET A wrote on 2002-10-31 UTCGood ★★★★Unusual pieces have been found in an old chess set belonging to greatgrandfather. A rook plus a bishop, a rook plus a knight - also nine pawns per side. Could this be a variant game. Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-08-18 UTCGood ★★★★Hnefatafl pieces have been found in two places associated with Lewis Carroll: jet ones in Warrington, place of his birth and childhood, and bone ones in Oxfordshire, where he spent his working life. Anonymous wrote on 2010-03-30 UTCLink is broken. You can read about it and related games here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tafl By the way, is there modern variants with equal armies? It would be interesting. M Winther wrote on 2010-03-31 UTCPlease link to my article on Hnefatafl (Tablut) instead. http://hem.passagen.se/melki9/tablut.htm The Zillions implementation follows the rules researched by the Historical Museum, Stockholm. /Mats 4 comments displayedEarlier ⇧Reverse Order⇩ LaterPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.