Tournaments

 

Single sidesword

The traditional single sidesword tournament will be capped at 40 participants. Weapons will be provided by the event organisation.

The tournament structure, rules and equipment requirements will be posted here closer to the event.

Helsinki Bolognese Open 2016 -10

© Timo Toropainen

Sidesword & buckler

The sidesword & buckler tournament will also be capped at 40 participants. Weapons will be provided by the event organisation.

The tournament structure, rules and equipment requirements will be posted here closer to the event.

 

Cutting

The cutting tournament is designed to test the participants’ ability to consistently cut a variety of patterns and display competence in the mechanics of cutting with a sword.

The tournament will be multiple rounds, with people being eliminated each round until 3 or 4 finalists are left. The tournament is capped at 20 participants. A sharp, historically accurate sidesword will be provided.

Rules and cutting patterns will be posted later.