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Bryce Lightbody: “We’ve got a really solid team this year”

Bryce Lightbody: “We’ve got a really solid team this year”

The Australian team has been taking part in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for many years. No one can even imagine World Championship without fighters in green surcoats with yellow stripes. Bryce Lightbody, captain of the australian team pleased us with the news that this year the national team of his country will also be represented in all buhurt and duel nominations of the Championship. “We've got…

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Banner Sviatoslav the Brave

Banner Sviatoslav the Brave

Ukraine, which has consistently held second place in the medal ranking of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for many years in a row, presented its banner for fights in the most massive category 150 vs 150. The banner Sviatoslav the Brave is named in honor of the glorious warrior, commander, Prince of Kiev Svyatoslav, who received the nickname “the Brave” for his military exploits. The banner consists…

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Romania – “Every battle is a lesson and we want to learn”

Romania – “Every battle is a lesson and we want to learn”

Battle of the Nations celebrates its 10th anniversary, and more new countries have joined the party. One of those new participants is a country so rich in history that it’s surprising they haven’t sent a team before; Romania. HMBIA News spoke to their captain, Adrian Vlad Nicolae. He introduces his team. “Well, our team unites members from the three main HMB clubs in Romania. Team members are Buhurt enthusiasts with…

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One more way to celebrate! Join Full Plate Tournament!

One more way to celebrate! Join Full Plate Tournament!

Just as you thought your preparations were all set, we have one more captivating offer from the organisation team to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Battle of the Nations: we welcome you all to participate in a knightly tournament in Full Plate Harness! We are proud to present an experimental project of the duel tournament in Full Plate Harness, which will take place at Battle of the Nations, at the…

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Women’s all vs all – in the footsteps of amazons and valkyries

Women’s all vs all – in the footsteps of amazons and valkyries

Though the women's league is not yet big enough to field a mass battle category like the 150 vs 150, they too will get their share of epic mass battles at the Battle of the Nations 10th anniversary. Two alliances of more than 25 athletes each have joined under the management of UK's Jo Booth and USA's Hannah Cherie Hudson. When the teams are fully formed, the captains will be…

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Saint George banner is ready for 150 vs 150

Saint George banner is ready for 150 vs 150

Saint George banner is ready to take part in the most massive and spectacular fighting category at the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 in Serbia. The banner consists only of the Russian national team fighters. As you know, Russia demonstrates high results consistently in all fighting categories at the HMB World Championships. We are sure that the battles of the St. George’s banner will not be an…

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Asian-Pacific Union banner is ready to fight!

Asian-Pacific Union banner is ready to fight!

We are pleased to present a new banner for 150 vs 150 battles - the most large-scale category of HMB. This time we are glad to introduce the unification of China, Australia and New Zealand under the name Asian-Pacific Union.   So unusual, at first sight, the union appeared due to the fact that, firstly, the teams belong to one ASAP conference (Asia and Pacific). Secondly, they are together develop…

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Poland has a special goal for botnX

Poland has a special goal for botnX

The Polish national team traditionally one of the strongest of the world. They usually compete in all fighting categories of the Championship. This year is no exception. National team captain Sławomir Smolarczyk told HMBIA News that this year Poland will be represented in all categories.     But the main goal for the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 is to maintain or improve their position in the…

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Robin Lundström (Sweden):… this year we are stronger

Robin Lundström (Sweden):… this year we are stronger

HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 is the second edition for the Swedish National team. Santa Severa showed them directions of self development and swedish HMB athletes did their best. This year they will participate in 5 vs 5 male and Longsword female duel category. Also they are planning to be mercenary in a 30 vs 30 team, and of course 150 vs 150.   “We have lost…

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Charlemagne banner for 150vs150

Charlemagne banner for 150vs150

  Another banner for fighting in the most massive, spectacular and exciting category of HMB fights for Battle of the Nations 2019 is formed! Meet Charlemagne! Under the name of the great emperor of the past, the conqueror and enlightener of Charles I the Great formidable fighters from the national teams of France, the Netherlands and Switzerland were united in Charlemagne. We remind you that the regulations of the category…

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