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Haretavl (Horsens) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Hunt


This game board was documented in the area of Horsens, Denmark in the nineteenth century. It belongs to a family of boards common throughout the Baltic region that are used for blockade and hunt games.


Four rectangles arranged in a cross shaped board, with a square in the center and triangles on the end of each arm. Diagonals are drawn in each rectangle and the square. Lines are drawn from the apex of a triangle, through the intersections of the diagonals, to the opposite triangle's apex.

DLP evidence

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Reconstructed rulesets
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 5) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 6) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 7) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 8) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 9) Reconstructed with Ludii
Haretavl (Horsens) (Ludii 10) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



Ludeme Description

Haretavl (Horsens).lud


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Mihcselsen 2014: 203-204.

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Michaelsen, P. 2009. "Haretavl – hund efter hare som brætspil”. Historisk Årbog for Thy og Vester Han Herred. 149–163.

Michaelsen, P. 2014. "Haretavl - Hare and Hounds as a Board Game." In M. Teichert (ed.), Sport und Spiel bei den Germanen: Nordeuropa von der römischen Kaiserzeit bis zum Mittelalter. Berlin: De Gruyter.



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