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Richardson Cup 1947-1948

Main Tournament

Edinburgh CC make it 3 in a row in yet another inter city final. Jewish, despite completing their fixtures in the competition in the two previous seasons and the first round of this season, withdraw against Edinburgh, declining to play on a Saturday afternoon. Newmilns make their only brief appearance in the competition.

Round 1 Semi Final Final
Bon Accord Bon Accord 1 Glasgow
Newmilns (P)
Glasgow 4 Glasgow 6
Stockbridge 3
Jewish 5 Jewish scr Edinburgh
Polytechnic 2
Edinburgh (H) 4 Edinburgh (H) w/o
Civil Service 3

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

The April issue of CHESS 1948(p 185) reported briefly on the final of the 1948 Richardson Cup, giving the table below. The boards 6 and 7 games were adjudicated with the score standing at 3-2 for Edinburgh. The final result indicates that Edinburgh gained 1½ points from these games.

Note that the Glasgow CC board 7 player later changed his name to Rose.

Glasgow CC
Edinburgh CC
1. W.A. Fairhurst
1
0
D. Simpson
2. W.M. Inverarity
0
1
S.L. Hart
3. A.F. Cariss
0
1
D.S. Clunie
4. T. Russell Jr.
0
1
A.A. Foster
5. J. Harrison
1
0
T.R. Harvey
6. J. McGrouther
*
*
A.D. Lothian
7. Dr M. Roisentwit
*
*
H.A. Turriff
 


 

 

 

 


Relegation Playoff

Round 1 Round 2 Relegated
Polytechnic 4 Civil Service 6 Newmilns (P)
Civil Service 3
Stockbridge 5 Newmilns (P) 1
Newmilns (P) 2