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Tournament: Glasgow 800 Cup • 48 games
Venue: Langside Hall, Glasgow • Dates: 9-11 May 1975 • Download PGN
(Scores: 1 England 16½/24, 2 Scotland 14, 3 Wales 11, 4 Ireland 6½)

The Glasgow 800 Cup (Langside Hall, Glasgow, 9-11 May 1975) was a three-round team event with eight-board teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Each team was composed of four (unrestricted) boards, two junior (under-21) boards, one woman's board and one girls' (under-18) board.

  Country 1 2 3 4 M/Pts G/Pts
1 England
&;
5.5 - 2.5 5.0 - 3.0 6.0 - 2.0 6-0 16.5 / 24
2 Scotland 2.5 - 5.5
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5.0 - 3.0 6.5 - 1.5 4-2 14.0 / 24
3 Wales 3.0 - 5.0 3.0 - 5.0
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5.0 - 3.0 2-4 11.0 / 24
4 Ireland 2.0 - 6.0 1.5 - 6.5 3.0 - 5.0
&;
0-6 6.5 / 24

England: Andrew Whiteley 2; Jonathan Mestel 1; Robert Bellin 2½; Simon Webb 2; David/Dafydd Johnston 1; Paul Littlewood 2½; Sheila Jackson 2½; Susan Caldwell 3.

Scotland: Craig Pritchett 1½; Roderick McKay 2; Peter Jamieson 2; David Levy 3; David Findlay 2; Ian Sinclair 1½; Nancy Elder 1; M Forwell 1.

Wales: George Botterill 2½; Howard Williams 2½; Stuart Hutchings 1½; Iolo Jones ½; Emmanuel Rayner 1½; KD Williams ½; Hazel Brunker 0; Jane Garwell 2.

Ireland: Eamon Keogh 0; (John M? / F?) Murray½; Ray Byrne 0; (Anthony? / P?) Dennehy ½; R Pye 1½; Paul Delaney 1½; Hilary Healy 2½; H McCullough 0.

Sources: BCM, July 1975, pps 309-311 (report by Craig Pritchett); Chess Scotland website, featuring a transcript of the BCM report and annotated games, plus detailed results.


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Date Notes
24 March 2019 First uploaded to BritBase. I have taken the games from the Chess Scotland downloads area. Thanks are due to Alan McGowan and Alistair Maxwell for inputting the games. I have edited to supply full names, ratings, etc.