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This impressive opening ceremony!

This impressive opening ceremony!

The opening ceremony of the tenth anniversary HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations has taken place! Today, May 2, the most anticipated HMB tournament of the season started. Spectators warmly welcomed the parade of national teams. Vladimir Blagojevich, the Serbian partner of the Battle of the Nations, the director of the Just Out festival and the president of HMBIA Edouard Eme, spoke to all those present at the magnificent…

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Franco Zerbinatti (Brazil): Everything is great!

Franco Zerbinatti (Brazil): Everything is great!

Fights in 5 vs 5 category are held on three lists. One of the firsts entered fighters of the Brazilian national team. Their opponents in the first fight of the Championship were the representatives of the Netherlands. We managed to talk with the fighter of the Brazilian team Franco Zerbinatti and find out how the World Championship started for the Brazilians Franco Zerbinatti: “Its incredible, I was a little nervous…

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Waiting for the start!

Waiting for the start!

The tenth anniversary HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations in Serbia starts very soon! Today, the best of the best from all over the world will compete in 5 vs 5 male nomination! 52 teams will fight for medals in this category. Technique, tactics and clang of metal - what could be better! In addition, women HMB athletes will fight in profights zone! The first day will set the…

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HMB Soft camp has started

HMB Soft camp has started

The Battle of the Nations HMB Soft camp has started. Young athletes from different clubs gathered here to learn and train.   Children settled in the cozy rooms of the sports and tourist complex "Viminacium". They relaxed, went sightseeing, and visited the excavations. Under the careful guidance of the camp leaders they’ve become a real team. Now they prepare to visit the Smederevo fortress where they will watch the participants…

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KNIGHTS FRIENDLY

KNIGHTS FRIENDLY

Trying Serbian food and hospitality is a reason enough to visit this wonderful country. We have prepared for you a list of bars and restaurants, where knights are especially welcome.   We personally checked these places very carefully, tried all the menus, and we can safely recommend it. Friendly staff, excellent service, reasonable prices and sincere interest in history and knights. Each bar plays live music, serves a LOT of…

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Alexey Petrik (Russia): “I came here to win”

Alexey Petrik (Russia): “I came here to win”

You can hardly find a person in the HMB sport who does not know Alexey Petrik. Multiple world champion in duel fights will enter the lists this year. At the same time, Alexey’s plans are quite definite - he came here to win!   In addition, we are all waiting for interesting fights in duels, because Petrik's students are also competing here, many of whom show excellent results in their…

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Marshal`s dream team

Marshal`s dream team

45 marshals will judge all the categories of HMB fights. This year we have 6 knight marshals, 39 marshals that represent almost all parts of the world such as USA, Russia, Europe, South America… Sergey Miasishchev, Marshal Supervisor of HMBIA and head of the Marshal Committe told that HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 will be judged by the great team! “This year we have dream team! All…

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Authenticity check is in full swing

Authenticity check is in full swing

At the moment, one of the most important procedures takes place in the fortress of Smederevo before the start of the HMB World  Championship Battle of the Nations 2019. Weapon and armor of each fighter are checking out by the committee of authenticity. Committee experts measure, weigh and check. work is in full swing. Of course, there are comments. The National team of Brazil has already passed this check. João Paulo Zerbinatti…

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National team of Israel: inspired to fight!

National team of Israel: inspired to fight!

The Israeli national team this year will participate in almost everything of what the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 has to offer. These brave fighters under the leadership of permanent captain Mikhail Morgulis and vice-captain Irina Rogozovskaya registered for almost every nomination. The male part of the national team will take part in all fencing nominations, profights in two weight categories, 5 vs 5, 12 vs 12,…

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Battle of the Nations Live Stream to Reach Its Widest Audience Ever

Battle of the Nations Live Stream to Reach Its Widest Audience Ever

With the much anticipated Battle of the Nations X only days away, fans at home are keen to know what they can expect from the live stream. We caught up with HMBIA Vice-President and veteran BotN commentator Gavin Stewart to give us the details. “Our preparation is in two stages of assessment: what can we improve, and how can we make it bigger. We have had a thorough debriefing about…

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