Hnefatafl - tactics and strategy

guillotine 3

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The only thing black can do is to move another warrior into the gap at j2. Luckily, black has another warrior on the 2-rank, the one on b2 will do nicely, and it moves b2 - j2.

That looks a bit better, stops the king advancing to j2. Though now of course it is white's move again... And you can guess what is coming...