Paddy Shaw (USA) about the authentic costume contest
The World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations” unites not only people who love to fight. Here comes people who are not fighters but love history and authentic clothes. Few years in a row the participant Paddy Shaw from the USA has been our contestant. Last year he got first place in a non-fighting […]
26 Jun 2020 19:01
Anastasia Bundur, Ukraine: “… an experience that came in handy”
Volunteers are an important part of any event, and the success of Battle of the Nations depends on these hard-working people. HMBIA News asked Anastasia Bundur from Ukraine to share her memories about the BotN volunteer experience  with us.  Anastasia became part of the Battle of the Nations team in 2014 in the Croatian city […]
17 Jun 2020 15:00
Dmitriy Kunchenko on the Battle of the Nations 2010
In 2010, Dmitry Kunchenko was already a very serious fighter. Entering the Russian national team as part of the Partizan team for the 5 vs 5 buhurts, he became a fighter of the Russia 1 team, which was represented by Partizan. He was not only a fighter, but also the captain of this team. This […]
12 Jun 2020 19:57
The BotN Total Recall marathon has come to an end!
The BotN Total Recall marathon was the first in the history of the Championship to be held on such a scale. Here, many representatives of all countries contributed, having participated in the Battle of the Nations, totalling more than 40 stories!   Battle of the Nations is different for everyone; it is filled with people’s […]
07 Jun 2020 15:08
My first BotN: Gavin Stewart, the Vice President of HMBIA 
HMBIA News asked Gavin Stewart, the Vice President of HMBIA to tell us about his start of the BotN way. His story is tough, frank, but at the same time so touching! “Although I started working for the HMBIA Development Committee at the beginning of 2014, I was not able to attend Battle of the […]
05 Jun 2020 15:35
My first BotN: Edouard Eme, HMBIA President (France)
Edouard Eme started his BotN journey with a trouble. He still remembers the situation: “My first time in BotN was in 2011 in Khotyn. I was there as a civilian, as my armor and the 5 other French fighters were blocked at the border between Poland and Ukraine. I kept hope until the last moment […]
04 Jun 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Christian Lehm Madsen (Denmark)
They are strong and disciplined, they show good fights on the lists and outstanding friendliness outside it. They are from Denmark and their captain Christian Lehm Madsen looks like a real Scandinavian god. Now we will tell you about the Christian`s debut at the Battle of the Nations! It was in Prague 2016. Christian Lehm […]
03 Jun 2020 13:00
My first BotN: Adrian Vlad Nicolae (Romania)
The legendary Jubilee Battle of the Nations 2019 in Serbia gave the Romanian national team the opportunity to start its big BotN journey. This year they made their dream come true and were so proud about it. HMBIA News asked Adrian Vlad Nicolae, the captain of the Romania national team, to tell us about their […]
02 Jun 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Mikhail Morgulis (Israel)
“Just recently I recalled how great it was to fight at that time. This year, the season burned out in a pandemic bonfire. In general, I often recall our first Battle of the Nations, which was in 2012 and became a strong impetus for us. Of course, there were people in our team who later […]
01 Jun 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Burak Yarar (Turkey)
“Our first Battle of the Nations was in Barcelona in 2017. Each and every moment of it is highly memorable for me due to the sheer love and stress we all went through”- that`s how Burak Yarar, the captain of the National team of Turkey started his story about the first Battle of the Nations […]
31 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Christian Andrés Toro Berríos (Chile)
Christian Andrés Toro Berríos from Chile managed to pass through a lot of difficulties to make his dream come true – to take part in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations. It was in 2015 and Christian with a company of two friends from his HMB club started their BotN journey together.  “It […]
30 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Jure Kutnar (Slovenia)
For the first time the Slovenian national team took part in the Battle of the Nations in 2016. This was preceded by a real Challenge! That time the fighters from Slovenia were very helped by the organizers of the Championship: “Without the help of organizers Sergey Tsymbal and Pavel Besaga we could not come and […]
29 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Sławomir Smolarczyk (Poland)
Sławomir Smolarczyk joined the National team of Poland in 2013 when France held the HMB World Championship. That time he was a fighter for the 21 vs 21 team. That’s how he recalls his first BotN experience himself: “I was proud from the bottom of my heart with the results the Polish national team achieved […]
28 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Franco Bianchetti (Switzerland)
BotN 2013 in France inspired Franco Bianchetti and Sandro Bizzozzero to develop HMB sport in Switzerland and gave then a goal to a year! Franco Bianchetti, the captain of the national team of Switzerland told HMBIA News about his BotN debut and how did it influenced to his life. “My first BotN was in France, […]
27 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Fred Lepault (France)
Aigues Mortes welcomed one more Battle of the Nations debutant. In 2013, Fred Lepault became part of the France national team. He was a fighter in the France 1 team.      Despite the fact that the team fought in their native land, the meeting with Poland turned out to be fatal. They finished the group stage […]
26 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Robin Lundström (Sweden)
The national team of Sweden had its debut in Santa Severa Castle at BotN 2018. Robin Lundström, a fighter and Vice-captain of the team, remembers everything like it was yesterday.  “It was the best and hardest fighting I had. Almost the same experience I had participating in the Dynamo Cup the year before. We won […]
25 May 2020 11:00



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania