Number of games in database: 22
Years covered: 1910 to 1929
Overall record: +12 -9 =1 (56.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|D32|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch (4 games)||D37|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)||C29|| ||Vienna Gambit (2 games)||C77|| ||Ruy Lopez (2 games)|
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(born May-17-1873, died Mar-27-1932, 58 years old) United Kingdom
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|William Gibson, born in Wigtownshire, Scotland was nine times Scottish Champion from 1907 to 1930-31.
He passed away in Giffnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1932.|
| page 1 of 1; 22 games
|1. W Gibson vs J H Blake
||1-0||33||1910||7th British Chess Federation Ch||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|2. W Gibson vs Yates
|| ||0-1||31||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|3. W Gibson vs R P Michell
|| ||1-0||58||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|4. W Gibson vs V L Wahltuch
|| ||½-½||48||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|5. S W Billings vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||23||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|6. A West vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||41||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|7. W Gibson vs H G Cole
|| ||0-1||24||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. H Jacobs vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||28||1912||BCF-ch 9th||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|9. W Gibson vs R Scott
|| ||1-0||36||1913||BCF-ch 10th||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|10. J Mahood vs W Gibson
||1-0||29||1913||BCF-ch 10th||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|11. A Gibaud vs W Gibson
|| ||1-0||36||1919||Hastings Minor||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|12. W Gibson vs A Speijer
|| ||0-1||49||1919||Hastings Minor||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|13. F Wenman vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||33||1920||British Championship||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|14. W Gibson vs F Wenman
||1-0||34||1920||Scottish Championship||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|15. W Gibson vs Rubinstein
|| ||0-1||30||1924||40-player Speed Tournament||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|16. G A Thomas vs W Gibson
||1-0||17||1924||BCF-ch 17th||C83 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|17. W Gibson vs V Kahn
|| ||1-0||26||1925||Scarborough-B||D13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation|
|18. C Y C Dawbarn vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||42||1925||Scarborough-B||C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|19. W Gibson vs F Wenman
|| ||0-1||38||1925||Scarborough-B||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. W Gibson vs S I Groen
|| ||0-1||43||1925||Scarborough-B||A48 King's Indian|
|21. W Gibson vs A G Conde
|| ||1-0||50||1929||Ramsgate||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|22. W Gibson vs Noteboom
|| ||1-0||38||1929||Ramsgate-B||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 1; 22 games
|Dec-30-04|| ||Benzol: William Gibson
Born May 1873 in Wigtownshire
Died 27th March 1932 in Giffnock, Renfrewshire
He was Scottish champion in 1907, 1912, 1913-14, 1921, 1922, 1922-23 (after playoff), 1928-29, 1930 and 1930-31.
|Jul-16-08|| ||whiteshark: <The future is already here. Its just not evenly distributed.>|
|Dec-29-10|| ||GrahamClayton: Gibson was a member of the Glasgow Chess Club, and had the honour not losing to both Capablanca and Alekhine in simul games. The Capablanca game was in 1919, while the Alekhine game was in 1923.|
|Feb-01-18|| ||Alan McGowan: The corrected link for Gibson's biography on the Chess Scotland site is at
In 1919 Gibson and club colleague John Longwill defeated Capablanca in a consultation game. Details can be seen at
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