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Launched in 2014, the Nordic Historical Fencing League (NHFL) is the world’s first and premier international HEMA tournament league, a cooperation between organizers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

The league

2017 is the league’s fourth year and spans the following tournaments:

  • Helsinki Open: 20th-21st of January – Facebook event page, web page
  • Scania Open, Malmö: 7th – 8th of April – TBA
  • Norway Open, Oslo: 20th – 21st of May – TBA
  • Sweden Open, Kristinehamn: 9th – 11th of June – TBA

All events include a Men’s Longsword division, a Women’s Longsword division and a Rapier & Dagger division.

Like last year, there will also be a team competition in the longsword calculated from the scores of the individual tournaments.

There will be a separate prize ceremony after the last tournament where the winners of the league will be recognized and celebrated for their efforts.

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