Had that been the result in 1066, England might be a very different place, particularly where architecture is concerned. But their victory this time was not over Norman invaders but a friendly foe from Wanstead; and Hastings’ winning score was by the odd point, at 8-7.
WW did well at the top (2½-½) and Boards 9-15 (4½-2½), but Hastings had a swathe of five wins over Boards 4-8 which edged the verdict.
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