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The Viking Hnefatafl gaming board found on the Brough of Deerness.

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

Puluc - Traditional Mayan Boardgame. Version mahogany.     www.puluc.pl

Puluc - Traditional Mayan Boardgame. Version mahogany. www.puluc.pl

Game sticks to Yut game. Very fun traditional game from Korea.    http://www.ecola.com.pl/yut http://ellacino.blogspot.nl/2011/03/yutnori.html

Game sticks to Yut game. Very fun traditional game from Korea. http://www.ecola.com.pl/yut http://ellacino.blogspot.nl/2011/03/yutnori.html

Bronze mirror with an engraved design showing a youth and a girl playing a board-game, `duodecim scripta' (twelve lines), a kind of backgammon.  Materials: bronze  Techniques: engraved  Production place: Italy  Date: 3rdC BC-2ndC BC    British Museum

Bronze mirror with an engraved design showing a youth and a girl playing a board-game, `duodecim scripta' (twelve lines), a kind of backgammon. Materials: bronze Techniques: engraved Production place: Italy Date: BC British Museum

Backgammon is one of the most ancient games which has been saved up to the present time. It is for sure known that the history of this table game counts approximately five thousand years.

Thomas guild - medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts: The game of the Four Seasons: making gaming counters

sisse-brimberg-roman-iron-age-wooden-gameboard-bone-dice-and-amber-playing-pieces

sisse-brimberg-roman-iron-age-wooden-gameboard-bone-dice-and-amber-playing-pieces

Tablut (a late Swedish variant of Hnefatafl, exported to Lapland and observed by Linnaeus)

Ashton—Linnaeus's Game of Tablut and its Relationship to the Ancient Viking Game Hnefatafl