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My first BotN: Nikolaj Bykov (Estonia) 
There was a time when there was no Estonian team. HMB beginners may find this hard to believe, but veterans remember that in 2013 the Baltic team arrived in the French city of Aigues Mortes – three fighters from Estonia and 5 from Latvia! These heroic men, having overcome a lot of difficulties at home, […]
14 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Antonio de Zio (Italy)
Italy is the second European country that joined BotN in 2011. It was held in the Ukrainian city Khotyn. This time the Italian team went to Ukraine to take part in this big event, as they saw it, but things changed during the Battle of the Nations Opening ceremony.  “I was the captain of our […]
13 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Teemu Laiho (Finland)
The Croatian city of Trogir welcomed the National team of Finland – the debutants of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations – in 2014. Teemu Laiho that year was a fighter in the team Finland 1. They had two male teams in 5vs5 and one female duelist.  “The whole team was new, all […]
12 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Julian Angelozzi (South Africa)
In 2019, the flag of South Africa was flown at the Battle of the Nations for the first time. The 10th anniversary championship was the debut of a representative of this distant country. Despite the fact that there was only 1 fighter from South Africa, he had enough impressions of everything he saw and felt […]
11 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Christian Bernal (Spain)
As everybody in HMB movement knows, Spanish Barcelona was held the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations – 2017. HMBIA News had a little conversation with Spanish captain Christian Bernal, who actually, lives in Barcelona about Spain debut on the world HMB arena:  “Having Battle of the Nations – 2017 in Barcelona is especially […]
10 May 2020 11:03
My first BotN: Gao Peng (China)
In 2017, several new countries joined the Battle of the Nations, one of which was China. Everyone was looking forward to meeting the Celestial Team, whose culture has always been unique and completely unlike the European one. They impatiently wanted to enter the lists as soon as possible. HMBIA News asked Gao Peng, the captain […]
09 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Pawel Kurzak (UK)
Another HMB star was lit in 2015 in Prague. Pawel Kurzak came to compete in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the first time in his life! The athlete’s first experience in participating in such scale HMB tournament was not much successful, but the excitement did not go out. And that’s what […]
08 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Bogdan Sbitnev (Kyrgyzstan)
For the very first time in history, Kyrgyzstan was represented at the HMB world championship Battle of the Nations. Bogdan Sbitnev returned home with very decent results. Bogdan stood out, using a very distinct round shield with the sun on a red background. He was seen wielding this shield in the Sword and Shield duels, […]
07 May 2020 11:00
The Battle of the Nations Total Recall marathon unites planet 
For many years, the beginning of May for the entire world HMB community marks the time of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations – new travels, the best fights, vivid memories. After 10 years of its existence, the Championship has reached an incredible scale and it was decided to hold it once every […]
06 May 2020 14:31
My first BotN: Dayna Berghan-Whyman (New Zealand)
Dayna Berghan-Whyman had the start of her BotN way with injuries. She came to the Santa Severa castle near Rome to compete in the Battle of the Nations 2018. It was her first HMB World Championship and it brought her a lot of adventures!  “I was the fighter for New Zealand in the Longsword duel, […]
06 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Esther Veldstra (the Netherlands)
Esther Veldstra is now the head of the HMBIA Communication Committee. In 2016 she was captain of the national team of the Netherlands for the battle of the Nations, but her own BotN journey began in 2015. She came to Prague as a member of the national team and and competed in women’s duels and […]
05 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Bryce Lightbody (Australia)
Australia is a regular participant of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations since 2013. Bryce Lightbody, the national team captain of this country, still remember all details of his first Championship:  “My first Battle of the Nations was in Aigues-Morte (France, 2013). We took over just five fighters so had no reserves. This […]
04 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Antoine Lutz (Monaco)
In 2019 year the National team of Monaco entered the lists of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the first time. HMBIA News reporter asked Antoine Lutz, the Vice-Captain of the National team of Monaco to tell us about that experience.   “We took part in the 5vs5 category and 150vs150 with the […]
03 May 2020 18:00
My first BotN: João Zerbinatti (Brazil)
The National team of Brazil came to Barcelona in 2017 to take part in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the first time. They appeared at the tournament in high spirits. Full of inspiration and excitement. However, they were ill prepared and their armor was a joke. That’s what João Zerbinatti, fighter […]
02 May 2020 18:00
My first BotN: Greg Polevoy (Canada)
Canada’s national team debuted at the Battle of the Nations in 2016. The championship was held in Prague that year. Everything for the athletes was new, some questions constantly aroused and all the Canadians had to overcome some difficulties at the time. That is how the captain of the national team of Canada Greg Polevoy […]
02 May 2020 09:05
My first BotN: Artem Berehovyi (Ukraine)
Artem Berehovyi, the combat captain of the Taurus UA team and the team Ukraine 2 for buhurts at the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019, recalls his first Battle of the Nations. Being the very young HMB fighter he took part in the very first Championship, which was held in 2010 in Ukraine: […]
01 May 2020 18:00

BATTLE OF THE NATIONS

2021

1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania