History Undusted: Hnefatafl (Viking Chess) — Stephanie Huesler

Hnefatafl (meaning King’s Table, aka “Viking Chess”) is a board game that originated in Northern Europe; the oldest board found to date was located in Denmark, dated to ~ 400 BC. Because no written history of that period for nortthern Europe exists, apart from runic inscriptions on stone, wood, and bone, the rules of this […]

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