Entries by Jezzica Israelsson

Registration is Closed

Registration for Swordfish XII has closed! The event is still open for visitors, including spectators of the livestreamed tournament finals at Saturday night. Separate tickets for that (for 30 SEK) are sold in the reception.

First Batch of Instructors

Swordfish has always prided itself on offering a high-quality workshops alongside the tournaments. Here’s a taste of what we’ll have on offer in 2017: Ilkka Hartikainen (EHMS, Finland) Christofer Janssen (Stockholms Stigmän, Sweden) Anders Linnard (GHFS, Sweden) Simon Lund (Örebro HEMA, Sweden) Johan Lundby (Stockholms Stigmän, Sweden) Niklas Mårdby (GHFS, Sweden) Thomas Nyløkken (Fekteklubben Frie […]

General Tournament Registration is Open

Since June 1, tournament registration has been restricted to the top 100 ranked fencers in each weapon category, according to HEMA Ratings. Since 12 PM CEST today, that is no longer the case, so go on and grab those remaining tournament spots! Be quick, though – they’re not likely to last long.

Changes to Tournament Registration

This year registration for tournament participation will work a bit differently than it has previously. Axel Pettersson explains how it works: This year at Swordfish we will introduce tiered registration for the tournaments. It will work like this: The top 100 ranked through HEMA Ratings (counting from the data of April 30) in every weapon […]

Instructor Cancellation

Roman Vučajnk has unfortunately had to cancel his participation due to illness, leading to changes to the schedule. The Mirror Hall is now free for warming up and the like on Friday morning, the Red Hall is free for sparring after Andreas Engström’s workshop on Saturday morning, and Roman’s workshop on Saturday afternoon has been […]