The Dice is strong with the 2019 Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures World Champion

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The X-Wing Miniatures World Championships took place on between 16th – 20th October in the grand Roy Wilkins Auditorium at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in Saint Paul, Minnesota and the culmination of the event saw a British physics teacher become the 2019 Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures World Champion.

The BBC took a look at this feel good story, and you can watch Oliver’s winning trench run in the video above.

A physics teacher from Brighton has become the new world champion of a Star Wars-themed board game title.

Oliver Pocknell travelled to Minnesota in the US to take on 1,000 other challengers from 20 countries in the X-Wing competition.

His trophy is now on display in his classroom at Hurstpierpoint College.

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