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The fifth in a series of annual matches between the Northern Counties Chess Union and Scotland was played over 25 boards on Saturday, 10/06/1905 at the Windsor Hotel, Glasgow.  At close of play, five games were unfinished, of which four were adjudicated on the spot, but the game at board 5 was referred to H E Atkins for post-event resolution.

 

 

Scotland

10½‑14½

NCCU

1

Dr McDonald (Glasgow

0-1

V L Wahltuch (Manchester)

2

J A McKee (Glasgow)

½-½

W Atkinson (Hull)

3

John Russell (Glasgow)

0-1

W Butler (Workington)

4

H Jackson (Edinburgh)

1-0

A Denham (Huddersfield)

5

A J Neilson (Glasgow)

½@½

T Kelly (Manchester)

6

Jas. Borthwick (Glasgow)

0@1

F J McDonald (Birkenhead)

7

W Gibson (Glasgow)

1-0

Dr. H Holmes (Liverpool)

8

J Crum (Glasgow)

0-1

F P Wildman (Leeds)

9

Archibald Murray (Glasgow)

½-½

T A Farron

10

J R Longwill (Glasgow)

½-½

F T Downey (Newcastle‑upon‑Tyne)

11

W Scott (Glasgow)

0@1

J Birks (West Hartlepool)

12

T Lupton (Stirling)

½-½

H E Wright (Middlesbrough

13

J Birch (Glasgow)

½-½

J Spencer (Leeds)

14

J M Finlayson (Glagow)

0@1

G Howitt (Bradford)

15

J Court (Glasgow)

1-0

Dr S H Hall (Carlisle)

16

Dr R Wyse (Falkirk)

½-½

A Wolstencroft (Stockport)

17

J McGrouther (Glasgow)

½-½

I M Brown (Bradford)

18

H J M Thoms (Dundee)

½@½

C Coates (Manchester)

19

G F Krasser (Glasgow)

½@½

W Skillicorn (Liverpool)

20

D Simpson (Edinburgh)

1-0

J B Oates (Dewsbury)

21

C Wardhaugh (Glasgow)

½-½

J Burtinshaw (Stockport)

22

W Tait (Glasgow)

0-1

J H Farnsworth (Manchester)

23

F Lacaille (Glasgow)

½-½

A E Moore (Manchester)

24

H A Turriff (Aberdeen)

0-1

T H Elstob (Newcastle)

25

J McDonald (Paisley)

½-½

G Osborne (Stockport)

(@ = unfinished games which were adjudicated there and then)

 

After the match the two teams dined together, with J M Finlayson presiding.

 

[Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 1206/1905; British Chess Magazine 1905]

 

 

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Stephen John Mann

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