Unrestrained Christmas party in USA: Las Vegas style
Our marathon takes us not just to the USA, but to hot Las Vegas! In this city of sin, Christmas is loved and celebrated on a grand scale. For several years in a row, the Death Dealers team has been getting together a few days before the holiday and arranging unrestrained fun! “We had a […]
29 Dec 2020 13:46
Incredible Christmas parties in Spain
Spain continues our cozy marathon. These guys definitely know a lot about parties. New Year’s holidays under the gentle Spanish winter sun turn out to be very festive for the Ursus Custodes team from Madrid. All the years of its existence, more than 5 years, the men and women from the team arranged unimaginable and […]
28 Dec 2020 22:50
How to raise funds for BotN trips: Australian recipe
A lot of work and a strict budget are the foundations on which the opportunity to come to the Battle of the Nations for the teams of many countries are built. The further the country is located from a geographical point of view, the more expensive the road to the Championship is. HMBIA News asked […]
22 Dec 2020 15:52
Henrikas Viteika, UK: “I enjoy producing shields much more than making money out of it” 
Yesterday we announced The Artisans and Craftsmen People Choice Award competition for favorite sport suppliers among the HMB community who can later fight for the title of the most beloved HMB community maker and get the special recognition mark. We’d like to highlight the work of one of the competitors. Henrikas Viteika was nominated by […]
15 Dec 2020 17:13
Roosa Järvinen, Finland: “We will give our everything in the fight!”
The new hero of our She Fights rubric deserves the kindest congratulations from each of us! Today we will tell you about the famous Finnish fighter Roosa Järvinen. Preparations for the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations all over the world are in full swing, and already some countries are going through one of […]
09 Dec 2020 14:46
BotN 2019: organizers recall  
The rumble of fantastic fireworks accompanied by thunderous applause and exclamations of joy at the end of the tenth anniversary HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations cut the night sky of the Serbian city of Smederevo and marked the official ending of the medieval sports festival. Everyone who took part in this celebration understood […]
02 Dec 2020 18:55
The HMB New Zealand team has formed and is ready for BotN 2021
Last weekend New Zealand held the final qualification stage to assemble the team that will travel to Romania in 2021 to represent New Zealand at the Battle of the Nations in July. While July 2021 may seem a long way away, New Zealand, all the way in the South Pacific, is a great distance from […]
25 Nov 2020 20:15
Di Francesco, Argentina: “How I spent Battle of the Nations 2014”
HMBIA News presents to you a new She fights for…. rubric. Here we will present stories about HMB girls. What are they fighting for, what goals they set for themselves, why did they chose this tough sport and what results do they strive for! We’ll tell you about champions and newcomers, pioneers and their followers. […]
06 Nov 2020 19:25
Flame tamer: an HMB blacksmith and what requirements to put forward to them
HMB is no longer just a sport. It is a sports and cultural movement now with a multifaceted and multi-tiered infrastructure. There are blacksmiths, craftsmen here who make products from leather, clay, wood, fabric, team support groups and many other talented specialists who reveal the beauty and power of our sport. This is a real […]
31 Oct 2020 17:58
All vs All: a female response to the grand mass battle
In 2014, HMBIA for the first time initiated the introduction of women’s categories into the official table of the World Championship in HMB, Battle of the Nations. Since then, the number of both the categories themselves and the announced participants has been exponentially growing from year to year. Of course, the quantitative and qualitative gap […]
23 Oct 2020 14:20
USA will have their BotN team soon
A hot time is coming in the HMB community! The date and venue of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2021 has been announced and it’s high time for athletes around the world to prepare for the most important tournament selection for their county’s team. Every fighter dreams of a place in the […]
16 Oct 2020 18:34
XI World Championship Battle of the Nations takes place in Romania in 2021
Between July 1-4 2021, Oradea Fortress will host the XI World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle, which is the biggest sport and medieval culture global event with a unique, globally unmatched concept. Oradea was chosen as the host city over other candidates after the final stage of the host city race, including cities from Italy, France, […]
08 Oct 2020 10:00
HMB vs Covid19: Israel does not give up
A new surge in Covid 19 virus cases in Israel has led to the closure of the country’s borders and massive quarantine measures. It is reported that it has been going on for half a month, and will last at least another week. According to Mikhail Morgulis, captain of the HMB Israel team, there are […]
07 Oct 2020 17:26
New life from the ashes: a happy ending
The morning of September 5 is a time Mathias Søjborg, the HMB fighter from Denmark, will remember for a long time. He was literally in shock when his new car and the entire set of armor in the trunk of it had burned down. Many of us know this story and sincerely empathized with Mathias. […]
26 Sep 2020 15:41
The Top 5 Bad Days for a Commentator
Being an HMB commentator is something a lot of people would love to do. It makes you the voice of the sport, and the connection between the tournaments and the audience watching the live stream; but above all, it’s great fun. You travel, you get to know the technicians, you find out the latest information […]
17 Sep 2020 17:22
The Most Challenging Aspect of BotN
Participation or preparation for Battle of the Nations – which is more difficult for fighters and for captains? HMBIA News decided to find out the truth having put this question to representatives of the HMB community from different countries. Of course, everyone has their own answer and their own methods, but we can highlight something […]
10 Sep 2020 19:26



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Oradea Fortress, Romania