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Boxed Hnefatafl / Viking Chess - Wood

Boxed Hnefatafl / Viking Chess - Wood




Handmade in the USA | Wood Hnefatafl Box Set - Tafl Viking Chess Set

Easy to learn and fun to play! Each game typically takes between 5-20 minutes.

A beautiful handmade wooden board featuring Norse serpents. The board doubles as a box that houses the playing pieces, and includes a leather strap to close it.

Each individual piece is unique. There will always be slight variations in each and every one we make. Varying wood grains, knots, carve grooves, and brush strokes will be different from one piece to another.

Tafl (Old Norse: Table / Board) games were extremely popular with Vikings. There were numerous variants, however "Hnefatafl" became the preferred option in Scandinavia by the end of the Viking age. Hnefatafl playing pieces have been found in numerous Viking burials.

Set includes:
A printed set of rules
Handmade wooden playing pieces (Viking attackers, defenders and a king)

Approximate Size: 11.5" (29cm) x 11.5" (29cm).

Worldwide shipping available!
Custom made to order. Please allow up to 3-5 business days before item ships.

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