Helsinki Longsword Open 2018

On the 20th of January swords will swing! Join us in Helsinki as EHMS hosts Helsinki Longsword Open 2018. This year we will be hosting open and women’s longsword, longsword cutting and a singlestick tournament.

The singlestick tournament will be held on Friday 19th of January in Helsinki Rudolf Steiner School (the adress is Lehtikuusentie 6, 00270 Helsinki). The doors will be opened at 17:00, gear check will be at 17:30, pools start at 18:00, and pools should finish around 22:00.

The longsword tournaments, cutting and the singlestick finals will be held at Ruskeasuon urheiluhalli (Ratsastie 10, 00280 Helsinki) on Saturday 20th of January. The doors open at 8:00, gear check for the first pools begins 8:45.

Event schedule: Schedule-HLO2018

EHMS will provide all tournament and cutting weapons.


Women’s longsword: 80€

Open longsword: 80€ (or +15€ if you are already paying for women’s longsword)

Cutting tournament: 35€

Singlestick: 15€ (note: singlestick eliminations are held on Friday and the maximum number of competitors is 20)


We will send bills per email based on your registration. You can pay the bill using bank transfer, or through Paypal. When using Paypal, please add 5 € to the bill to cover Paypal’s charges.

The registration will not be considered confirmed until payment has been received!

All participants must be at least 18 years old.


Questions? Contact us at or post a question on the Facebook event page.

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Structure of tournament  HLO18-Structure-of-tournament

Equipment requirements HLO18-equipment-requirements

Singlestick rules HLO18-Singlestick-rules

Cutting rules HLO18-Cutting-Rules2

Longsword rules HLO18-Longsword-rules