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2015.09.05 – Saula 2015 Tournament


Saula 2015 – Full Contact Medieval Fighting Tournament

On September 5, a full contact medieval fighting tournament “Saula 2015” was held in the Viking Village, Estonia, hosting 14 fighters from Estonia, Finland and France. The tournament was organized by the Estonian Historical Fencing Association and Viking Village. The event was marshaled by Raivo Ird, an internationally HMBIA-certified marshal.

Video on Estonian national public television ETV.

2015_09_05_Saula_foto_Olev_Luik_9021_webSaula 2015. HMB buhurt 5vs5. Photo: Olev Luik.

In the HMB buhurt 5vs5 category, the team Visitors (Est/Fin/Fra) met the team Estonia-1 (Karu Klubi, Turm). The team Estonia-1 also represented Estonia in the IMCF World Championships held in Malbork and in Battle of the Nations held in Prague this year. The match was won by the team Visitors with the final score of 2:0.

2015_09_05_Saula_foto_Olev_Luik_9149_webSaula 2015. HMB buhurt 3vs3. Photo: Olev Luik.

Three teams participated in the HMB buhurt 3vs3 category, with each of them amassing a single victory. As such, the final winner was determined by the largest number of round victories and score points. The winner in the 3vs3 category was FinFra. Karu Klubi (Narva) took the second place, while the joint-team of clubs Turm (Tartu) and Soldknechte (Tallinn) came third.

2015_09_05_Saula_foto_Olev_Luik_9088_webSaula 2015. Duel with sword and shield. Photo: Olev Luik.

The winner in the duel with sword and shield category was Jaan Murumets aka Barbar from club Turm (Tartu). Maksim Sidnev aka Skeggolf from club Valhalla (Tallinn) took the second place. Jaan Murumets also represented Estonia in the the IMCF World Championships held in Malbork this year, where he won a bronze medal in the same category.

Photos from the tournament









2015_03_28_meistrivoistlused_webiOn 28 March 2015, the Estonian Historical Fencing Association organized the first open Estonian Medieval Fighting Championship, which was held in Viljandi. The championship hosted 28 fighters from Estonia, Latvia and Israel.



HMB Buhurt 5vs5:
1. Lübeck (LV/ISR)
2. Sõdalaste Koda (EST)
3. Nordburg (EST)

HMB Duel 1vs1:
1. Vladimir Maksimenko (Lübeck, LV)
2. Jaan Murumets (Turm, EST)
3. Dmitriy Larionov (Soldknechte, EST)

 Based on the championship results, the 2015 Estonian National Team was formed. Buhurt 5vs5 team Sõdalaste Koda (clubs Karu Klubi, Turm, Soldknechte, captain Ivan Gremov) became Team ESTONIA 1 and Buhurt 5vs5 team Nordburg (club Nordburg, captain Nikolai Bõkov) became Team ESTONIA 2. Duellist Jaan Murumets became Estonia’s Fighter no.1 in the Duel 1vs1 category.


 HMBIA News about the tournament




– Fighters from Estonia
– Fighters from other countries
– Protocol: HMB Buhurt 5vs5
– Protocol: HMB Duel 1vs1
– Protocol: HMB Duel 1vs1 (extras)

Estonian Historical Fencing Association
NGO Timetravellers
Historical Medieval Battle International Association

EAML Team Estonia 2014

The full-contact medieval fighting team of Estonian Historical Fencing Association in action.

Photos from season 2014 include: Estonian Medieval Fighting Iron League profights in Saula, Pärnu and Tartu, Battle of the Nations 2014, HMB tournament Saula 2014.

Photos by: Ahto Sooaru, Aleksandr Kalošin, Battle of the Nations, Danel Rinaldo, Eero Vabamägi, Inga Gussarova, Karl Hendrik Henno, Maarja Puistaja, Margit Kaur, Olev Luik, Petro Tsigura.


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SAULA 2014 – Open Tournament on Historical Medieval Battle


September 6
Fortress of Viking Village, Saula, Estonia

Saula 2014

The first 5vs5 HMB buhurt tournament in Estonia


HMB Buhurt 5vs5 results:

1st Place – Team Estonian Historical Fencing Association (2 wins)
2nd Place – Team Latvia (1 wins)
3rd Place – Team Nordburg (0 wins)

HMB buhurt 5vs5 protocol
HMB buhurt 5vs5 teams

 HMB Duel 1vs1 (sword and shield) results:

1st Place – Vladimir Maksimenko, club Lübeck, Latvia
2nd Place – Jaan Murumets, club Turm, Estonia
3rd Place – Jaekov Konstantin Kenst, club Excalibur, Latvia

HMB duel 1vs1 protocol


Tournament Saula 2014 was held under Unified International HMB rules of HMBIA.


Knight Marshal of the tournament was Grigori Jurtšak from Latvia.

Tournament was organized by Estonian Historical Fencing Association, Viking Village and Historical Medieval Battle International Association.

19 fighters from Estonia, Latvia and France participated in the tournament.

The following clubs were represented:

Excalibur (LV), Karu Klubi (EST), Komturia (LV), La Confrerie des Loups (FR), Lübeck (LV), Nordburg (EST), Soldknechte (EST), Turm (EST), Valhalla (EST)

Photo gallery


Saula 2014 HMB 5vs5 fights – Official video by Estonian Historical Fencing Association:

Full 1 hour documentary by Jaanus Silla (partly in English):

Article by Henry Linnard
in Estonian leading newspaper „Postimees“ (in Estonian)