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HNEFATAFL... The viking game of strategy. https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/212877305/hnefatafl-the-viking-chess?ref=shop_home_active_11

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Viking Games pieces - Looking for the Evidence. Lots of game boards, pieces and some dice. Includes one board from Ireland with 7x7 peg holes. These glass pieces pictured are from grave 750 in Birka.

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Hnefatafl - viking board game

Hnefatafl - viking board game - Hnefatafl set- a table game from the viking ages, the pedecessor of chess. Easily converted into portable pouch. Made from leather. English Game rules nd figures included. Ideal for larps and r...

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Vikings / GoT humour: The true King of the North.... Travis Fimmel as Ragnar Lodbrok on the Iron Throne

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Gravefinds of game playing pieces. (A) a carved wooden hnefi. (B) an ivory chessman from the Isle of Lewis set. (C) lampworked glass playing pieces in blue and green glass including a detailed hnefi made in two colors of glass from Birka, Sweden. (D) stylized bone and jet pieces from England. (E) tablut pieces very similar to modern stylized chessmen, the Swedish king resembles a king, the Swedish hunns pawns, and the Muscovites like bent rooks. (F) dice and game counters from Hedeby.

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The viking Hnefatafl gaming board found on the Brough of Deerness this summer. (The Orcadian/Orkney Media Group)

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