She came, she saw, she conquered, British woman claims conker crown

Chelsea Pensioner, and 2017 champion, John Riley (L) plays his first round match during the World Conker Championships in Southwick, Britain October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

LONDON (Reuters) – Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship. The quintessential British school playground pastime involves competitors taking it in turns to launch their conkers in a bid to break those of their opponents. Victory can […]

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