Scottish Championship 1951

The 58th Annual Congress of the Scottish Chess Association opened on Friday, 23 March in Dundee, at the Burgh Courtroom, City Chambers. Neither W.A. Fairhurst nor Dr. J.M. Aitken competed in the Championship, which ended in a tie between P.B. Anderson, last year's champion, and A.A. Thomson, with 5.

Thomson later won the play-off match 2-1.

Scottish Championship 1951 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 Pts
1. A.A. Thomson 1 1 1 1 5
2. P.B. Anderson 1 1 1 1 5
3. K.H. Marscheider 0 1 1 4
4. Dr M. Rose 0 0 1 1 1 4
5. N.A. MacLeod 0 0 1 1 3
6. H. Deas 0 3
7. A. McLennan 0 0 0 0 1
8. A.N. Milne 0 0 0 0 0 1

 

 

 

Photo from CHESS, November 1951, p28.

Ladies' Championship 1951 1 2 4 2 3 4 Pts
1. Mrs S.M. Steedman ■  1 ■  1 1 1 5
2. Mrs M.L. Battrum ■  0 1 ■  1 0 2
3. Mrs H.A. Waterworth 0 1 ■  1 0 ■  2
4. Mrs M. Hepburn 0 0 ■  1 ■  2

Boys' Championship 1951 1 2 4 2 3 4 Pts
1. F.G.H. Nicholson ■  1 1 ■  0 1 4
2. D.G. Weir ■  1 1 ■  1 1 4
3. J.C. Allan 0 ■  1 1 0 ■  1 3
4. G. Walker 0 0 ■  0 0 ■  0

Play-off won by F.G.H. Nicholson

Crosstables from The Scottish Chess Association Yearbook 1952

Alan McGowan
Historian/Archivist, Chess Scotland

revised 01/05/2021