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Richardson Cup 1950-1951

Main Tournament

Glasgow CC finally win their first post-war Richardson Cup in the first - and at the time of writing (2001) only - final ever to be decided on elimination, after a draw at the first attempt. Dundee, finalists in the first ever Richardson make a brief return after a long absence.

Round 1 Semi Final Final
Glasgow 5 Glasgow Glasgow 3½#
Central 2
Bohemians 4* Bohemians
Civil Service 3*
Bon Accord 6 Bon Accord Edinburgh (H) 3½#
Dundee (P) 1
Edinburgh (H) 6 Edinburgh (H)
Polytechnic 1

(P) - Promoted from the previous season's Spens Cup
(H) - Holders
* - In a replay after 3½:3½
# - In a replay, Glasgow win on Elimination of board 7 after 3½:3½

Glasgow CC
Bohemian CC
1. W.A. Fairhurst
½
½
D. Simpson
2. W.M. Inverarity
1
0
H.A. Turriff
3. T. Russell Jnr.
½
½
T.R. Harvey
4. A.F. Cariss.
0
1
D.S. Clunie
5. Dr M. Rose
½
½
A.J.D. Lothian
6. J.A. Jackson
1
0
R.T.R Serjeant
7. J.H. Harrison
0
1
R.S. Rainbow
 

 

 

 

 

 


Source for Final team lists: Glasgow Herald chess column of 13 April 1951.

Relegation Tournament

Round 1 Round 2 Relegated
Dundee (P) Dundee (P) 3 Dundee (P)
Polytechnic
Civil Service 5 Central 4
Central 2