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Glendinning, the United Kingdom: “We can’t wait to see our brothers and sisters from all the other teams in 2015”

Glendinning, the United Kingdom: “We can’t wait to see our brothers and sisters from all the other teams in 2015”

    My expectations for the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015 are very high. The Summit held in Prague highlighted how well “Battle of the Nations” is doing internationally. I think, this year’s Championship will offer new exciting things.   Team UK is excited and I know many can't wait to get back to fighting in 2015. We can't wait to see our brothers and sisters from…

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HMBIA rating system: ready!

HMBIA rating system: ready!

    The first HMB Rating Tournaments practicing a new algorithm for rating calculation will be held already in January 2015.   HMBIA launches the new rating system for HMB fighters and teams. It is based on the Elo rating system adapted to HMB features. Innovation touches "1vs1", "5vs5" and "21vs21" categories.   This system is as objective as possible for the HMB-sport because it uses a method of calculating…

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Sergheev, Moldova: “We brought not only wonderful memories, but also useful combat experience”

Sergheev, Moldova: “We brought not only wonderful memories, but also useful combat experience”

    Team Moldova really wants to go to "Battle of the Nations" again, because it is one of the most important events concerning the world of Historical Medieval Battle in 2015.   Our participation in the Championship of 2014 was very useful. We brought not only wonderful memories, but also a useful combat experience, which should help us during "Battle of the Nations"-2015.   This year our team has…

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Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “Fighting with the best is the way to grow”

Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “Fighting with the best is the way to grow”

    We are expecting to form two teams for “5 vs 5”. We have the people, but as before, the economic situation is no better. Also, we have two boys ready for “1 vs 1”, but their participation will depend on the final test, because they are more important for the “5 vs 5” category.   By the way, this year I will represent Argentina in the “Triathlon” category,…

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Tapsell, New Zealand: “We want to meet Teams Ukraine and Russia on the lists, because we will only get better by fighting with the best”

Tapsell, New Zealand: “We want to meet Teams Ukraine and Russia on the lists, because we will only get better by fighting with the best”

    We are really looking forward to coming to the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015. We hope to get a better place than the 16th one got by us in 2014, and hope to join Australia in the category of “21 vs 21”.   Of course, we train hard to become much better fighters than we were last year and we want to meet Teams Ukraine…

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Sacchetti, Italy: “Prague is a magic city”

Sacchetti, Italy: “Prague is a magic city”

    I really like the idea that “Battle of the Nations”-2015 will be held in Prague. Surely, it is one of the most important European capitals, with a great t history, which certainly helps to better contextualize an event such as “Battle of the Nations”!   In my opinion, holding an event like this in a location like this, certainly contributes to creating the right atmosphere. When events of…

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Royal category – for everyone!

Royal category – for everyone!

    Every willing fighter or National Team will be able to take part in the royal "21 vs 21" category at the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2015.   After the HMBIA summit held in Prague it was decided to allow several National Teams form an alliance and act as a single team.   There should be a National Team acting as a leader, it will gather…

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Kainz, Austria: “Prague is certainly a worthy venue for “Battle of the Nations”-2015”

Kainz, Austria: “Prague is certainly a worthy venue for “Battle of the Nations”-2015”

    I was very happy to hear that “Battle of the Nations”-2015 would take place in Prague. It is a very beautiful city with a lot of history and it will certainly be a worthy venue for “Battle of the Nations”-2015.   I will, of course, support my National Team; but I will root for every team that will fight well. Also, I know that Czech National Team are…

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Burnie, Australia: “Especially, I can’t wait to be involved in the new women’s category “All vs All”

Burnie, Australia: “Especially, I can’t wait to be involved in the new women’s category “All vs All”

    I am looking forward to “Battle of the Nations”-2015, to meeting up with old friends and making new ones. And I expect to see more fighters, more countries engaged.   I think that during this competition our team will have much harder fights, because we have a little more experience now. It will be our 3rd Championship.   I’m looking forward to fighting to test myself, to compete…

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Obradovic, Serbia: “This is HISTORICAL and MEDIEVAL battle, not Fantasy Role-playing fight”

Obradovic, Serbia: “This is HISTORICAL and MEDIEVAL battle, not Fantasy Role-playing fight”

    Well, we talked a lot about authenticity at the meeting in Prague. It seems that now people understand importance of authenticity more than a year ago. It is becoming very important aspect of HMB movement. And it makes me happy, because, after all, this is HISTORICAL and MEDIEVAL battle, not Fantasy Role-playing fight.   Authenticity Committee is preparing a source book that will help fighters to choose the…

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