My first BotN: Christian Andrés Toro Berríos (Chile)
Christian Andrés Toro Berríos from Chile managed to pass through a lot of difficulties to make his dream come true – to take part in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations. It was in 2015 and Christian with a company of two friends from his HMB club started their BotN journey together.  “It […]
30 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Jure Kutnar (Slovenia)
For the first time the Slovenian national team took part in the Battle of the Nations in 2016. This was preceded by a real Challenge! That time the fighters from Slovenia were very helped by the organizers of the Championship: “Without the help of organizers Sergey Tsymbal and Pavel Besaga we could not come and […]
29 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Sławomir Smolarczyk (Poland)
Sławomir Smolarczyk joined the National team of Poland in 2013 when France held the HMB World Championship. That time he was a fighter for the 21 vs 21 team. That’s how he recalls his first BotN experience himself: “I was proud from the bottom of my heart with the results the Polish national team achieved […]
28 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Franco Bianchetti (Switzerland)
BotN 2013 in France inspired Franco Bianchetti and Sandro Bizzozzero to develop HMB sport in Switzerland and gave then a goal to a year! Franco Bianchetti, the captain of the national team of Switzerland told HMBIA News about his BotN debut and how did it influenced to his life. “My first BotN was in France, […]
27 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Fred Lepault (France)
Aigues Mortes welcomed one more Battle of the Nations debutant. In 2013, Fred Lepault became part of the France national team. He was a fighter in the France 1 team.      Despite the fact that the team fought in their native land, the meeting with Poland turned out to be fatal. They finished the group stage […]
26 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Robin Lundström (Sweden)
The national team of Sweden had its debut in Santa Severa Castle at BotN 2018. Robin Lundström, a fighter and Vice-captain of the team, remembers everything like it was yesterday.  “It was the best and hardest fighting I had. Almost the same experience I had participating in the Dynamo Cup the year before. We won […]
25 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Ilia Dragan (Moldova)
In 2015, Ilia Dragan for the first time entered the lists of the Battle of the Nations as part of the Moldova national team, that year as a fighter. He recalls that the principle of forming the national team was somewhat unusual for modern HMB: “The national team was formed of the people who wanted […]
24 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Ádám Ujvári (Hungary)
Hungary started its BotN journey in Prague, 2015, and it was the first big HMB tournament for the national team of this country. Ádám Ujvári, the captain of the Hungarian National team, was one of these fighters who represented Hungary that year.  “It was very good for us. The city is beautiful, and this was […]
23 May 2020 11:08
My first BotN: Aveloc Twiceborn (USA)
Well Known USA representative, and former captain of the USA National team Aveloc Twiceborn started his BotN experience way back in 2012. He was the smallest fighter on the USA Alpha team. Traditionally, without hiding anything, Aveloc shared with us his recollection of that first Battle of the Nations, and it wasn’t a piece of […]
22 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Facundo Camilo Lopez (Argentina)
The first Battle of the Nations for Facundo Camilo Lopez, captain of the Argentinian national team of 2017-2018, was in 2016 in Prague. He recalls it with great pleasure and shared with us some moments of the Prague BotN. “It was some kind of magic for me! First European travel, first medieval camp of that […]
21 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Aleksandra Soloshenko (Kazakhstan)
  “My first Battle of the Nations did not live up to my expectations”, – admitted Alexandra Soloshenko, who represented Kazakhstan at the HMB World Championship in Serbia. An ambitious and experienced athlete had high hopes for the Battle of the Nations -2019. But, capricious fortune ordered the results differently: “I had very serious preparations […]
20 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Jesper Marinus Millinge (Norway)
“German team scared me a lot on the list”, Jesper Marinus Millinge, fighter of the Norway national team recalls his debut on the Battle of the Nations – 2019. There are 7 on them came to Serbia willing to fight!  Everything was awesome till the fight against Germany. The tournament impressed Norwegians with its organization, […]
19 May 2020 11:01
My first BotN: Misch Mühlen (Luxembourg)
Last year the Luxembourg national team managed to return to the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations after a period of absence! Misch Mühlen, Vice-captain of the Luxembourg national team, told HMBIA News about his own debut in Serbia.  “That year I was called to compete in the Sword and Shield category and finished […]
18 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Arturo Gutiérrez (Mexico)
“I remember that my first BotN was in Prague in 2016, I was so nervous because it was my first international tournament” recalls Arturo Gutiérrez from Mexico.  That year Arturo managed to fight for two countries – Mexico and Italy. The fight with the Italian squad was versus Poland in 21vs21. It was tough as […]
17 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Jan Burgerstein (Czech Republic)
Inexperienced dreamers in weak armor came to the Battle of the Nations in 2013 from the Czech Republic. Everything was new for them and they had to make many discoveries. This Championship taught many lessons that they have learned and have become one of the strongest teams in Europe. But the beginning of their BotN […]
16 May 2020 11:20
My first BotN: Alexandar Dobri Uroshevich (Serbia)
Serbs were welcomed in Trogir in 2014 and since that time these mighty warriors are part of the HMB family. These debutants had to travel for hours by car to get to the Croatia. There were 7 of them. Alexandar Dobri Uroshevich recalls that there were many more fighters willing to go to Trogir, but […]
15 May 2020 11:00



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania