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Richardson Cup 1945-1946

Main Tournament

Edinburgh CC start the post-war Richardson Cup with a victory in the final over local rivals Stockbridge.

Round 1 Semi Final Final
Glasgow Glasgow 2 Edinburgh
Bohemians
Edinburgh 6 Edinburgh 5
Civil Service (H) 0
Dundee 3 Stockbridge 6 Stockbridge
Stockbridge 4
Polytechnic 3 Jewish (P) 1
Jewish (P) 4

(P) - Promoted from the previous season's Spens Cup
(H) - Holders

Edinburgh
Stockbridge
1. D. Simpson
½
½
R.D. Dykes
2. A.J.D. Lothian
1
0
R.F.D. Hayman
3. D.S. Clunie
½
½
J. Wilkes
4. A.A. Foster
1
0
I. Hamilton
5. R.T.R. Serjeant
½
½
A. Goldberg
6.T.R. Harvey
½
½
F.R. Gould
7. Herd
½
½
R.R. Stevenson
 

 

 

 

 

 


At the end of normal play the score stood at 2½-1½ for Edinburgh, boards 2, 5 and 6 unfinished and sent for adjudication. Edinburgh was awarded a win on board 2, with draws given on the other two boards. (Glasgow Herald chess columns, March 8 & 15, 1946.)

Relegation Playoff

Round 1 Round 2 Relegated
Polytechnic 5 Dundee 1½+ Dundee
Dundee 2
Bohemians won Civil Service (H) 4½+
Civil Service (H) lost