Associated with several Glasgow clubs. He played for Burns CC, and was on their team in the Richardson Cup finals of 1903, 1905 and 1906.
In 1913 he was on the Bohemian CC (Glasgow) team in the Richardson final.
He played in the Scottish Championships of 1906 and 1909, and represented the West of Scotland in the matches against the East in 1892 and 1905.
He died suddenly at his home, 35 Park Drive South, Whiteinch, Glasgow.
BCM 1917, p 103.
Glasgow Herald, February 8th, 1917, p. 1.
Historian, Chess Scotland