Christian Freeling is a famous Dutch game designer who created more than 40 board games. His most popular game is Havannah, which was published in 1981 by Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH in Germany. He invented many Chess variants, e.g. Caïssa, Chad, Chakra, Dragonfly, Grand Chess, Loonybird, Shakti, and Yari Shogi.
Freeling was born in 1947 and lives in Enschede, The Netherlands. He has three sons: Demian (1975), Myron (1978) and Falco (1993) and one daughter: Ninja (1982). Besides inventing new games, his main hobby is raising raccoon dogs.
On May 13, 2000, Freeling lost all his animals, games and books, when a fireworks warehouse in Enschede exploded.
A Selection of Freeling's GamesEdit
|Name||Type of Game||Year|
|Emergo (with Ed van Zon)||Stacking game||1980|
|Yari Shogi||Chess variant||1981|
|Grand Chess||Chess variant||1984|
|Track Gammon||Backgammon variant||1997|
Web Sites by Christian FreelingEdit
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By: Ralf Gering.
Under the CC by-sa 2.5 license.