Helsinki Longsword Open returns in 2015!



Helsinki Longsword Open is the first open, international longsword tournament in Finland, organized since 2014 by the Helsinki area club EHMS.

In 2015, the tournament will be fenced in Helsinki on the 31th of January. The longsword will be in two divisions: mixed and women’s. You can approach us with any questions at

Helsinki Longsword Open is proud to be a part of the Nordic Historical Fencing League.

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The venue is the same as last year: the gym at the Helsinki Rudolf Steiner school, located at Lehtikuusentie 6, Helsinki.


08:00 Venue opens
08:50 Gear check for pool 1
09:30 Gear check for pool 2
10:10 Gear check for pool 3
10:50 Gear check for pool 4
11:30 Gear check for pool 5
12:10 Gear check for pool 6
13:10 Gear check for pool 7
14:10 Gear check for pool A
14:50 Gear check for pool B

16:50 Fencers must be present for eliminators

17:00 onwards Eliminators followed by finals


Equipment requirements

Structure of the tournament

Conduct of bouts


Unfortunately we will not be able to provide accommodation this year. For those coming from out of town, we recommend Stadion hostel as an affordable option within a reasonable distance from the venue. For using mass transit in Helsinki, be sure to refer to the Helsinki Region Transport journey planner.


Registration is closed!