Hnefatafl (Tafl) Board Game

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Hnefatafl (Tafl) Board Game

$32.50

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  • Handmade
  • Materials: wood

This hand crafted board game called Hnefatafl (Tafl) has been played for centuries by the Vikings and Celts, and is often considered their version of chess. A simple game to learn, the main objectives of the players is to surround and capture the King piece for the red piece attackers, or for the white pieces to defend the king and getting it to one of the safe corners of the board. Pieces are captured by "flanking" a piece on two sides. Pieces move like rooks in chess. The set comes with one white King piece, marked with a Celtic knot, 12 other white defending pieces, and 24 red attacking pieces. Also included is an intricately decorated board, a small cloth bag for the pieces, and a set of the traditional rules. Measures approximately 10" by 10". Get it today to add to your game collection, this is one you won't want to miss having!

Video on how to play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwO3AN__kAw

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Lisa Marie Lindenschmidt Dec 25, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

I ordered this on the Monday night before our Yule celebration (12/20) and got it on Thursday (12/19)! The turnaround time was fantastic! My husband is VERY into Viking culture (his heritage) and has been wanting to try this game for a while. It came in great shape and the directions were very easy to follow. The only complaint we have is that the pieces are a little bit larger than the spaces, so it's difficult to line them up. A bigger board would be preferable. But everything looked beautiful and we love it!

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Liz Fields Jan 6, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

I love the detail! It’s simple yet stunning at the same time!

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wizardglassfusing Nov 29, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely gorgeous- thank you! Just what I hoped for!

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Christina Dec 4, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

Bought this for a gift exchange, though tempted to “steal” it then for myself. Beautiful design. Great craft and respectable game. Delivered fast! Worthy of those who are wise and patient at chess.

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Listed on Aug 24, 2021