Scottish Championship 1922

The 35th annual Congress of the Scottish Association opened at Perth on Good Friday, April 14.

There were seven entries: W. Gibson (last year’s winner) and James Marshall, Glasgow; P. Wenman and G. Page, Edinburgh; N. Schwartz and H.J.M. Thoms, Dundee; and H.L. Forbes, Perth. The congress was officially opened by Councillor A.J. Heatley, Perth, this year's SCA president.

Scottish ch 1922 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total
1. W. Gibson 1 1 1 1 1 5
2. P. Wenman 0 1 1 1 1 4
3. H.J.M. Thoms 0 0 1 1 1 3
4. G. Page 0 1 0 1 3
5. J. Marshall 0 0 0 1 2
6. N. Schwartz 0 0 0 1 2
7. H.L. Forbes 0 0 0 0 0

Gibson retained the title, his fifth win.

Scottish Ladies' Championship
There were only five entries and the result was a triple-tie between Mrs Brockett, Miss Gilchrist and Miss Sanders (Miss Gilchrist was the eventual winner).

Lighning Tournament
This was held on Saturday with around 16 players and was won by Wenman, ahead of Schwartz.

Note
Nicolai Schwartz was the victim in a famous Alekhine 'blindfold' game played in London in 1926.


Alan McGowan

Updated 5/6/2020