Number of games in database: 59
Years covered: 1910 to 1931
Overall record: +25 -32 =2 (44.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|D32|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch (5 games)||D37|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined (5 games)||C77|| ||Ruy Lopez (3 games)||A48|| ||King's Indian (3 games)||D64|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack (2 games)||C29|| ||Vienna Gambit (2 games)||A00|| ||Uncommon Opening (2 games)||C72|| ||Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O (2 games)||C83|| ||Ruy Lopez, Open (2 games)||D60|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense (2 games)|
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| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 59
|1. W Gibson vs H Atkins
|| ||0-1||24||1910||BCF-ch 7th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|2. W Gibson vs J H Blake
||1-0||33||1910||BCF-ch 7th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|3. W Gibson vs Blackburne
|| ||0-1||33||1910||BCF-ch 7th||A56 Benoni Defense|
|4. W Gibson vs Yates
|| ||0-1||31||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|5. W Gibson vs R P Michell
|| ||1-0||58||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|6. W Gibson vs V L Wahltuch
|| ||½-½||48||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|7. W Schelfhout vs W Gibson
||1-0||34||1912||British Ch Team - Major Open Team||C46 Three Knights|
|8. S W Billings vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||23||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|9. A West vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||41||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|10. W Gibson vs H G Cole
|| ||0-1||24||1912||BCF-ch 9th||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|11. H Jacobs vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||28||1912||BCF-ch 9th||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|12. J Mahood vs W Gibson
||1-0||29||1913||BCF-ch 10th||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|13. H Jacobs vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||43||1913||BCF-ch 10th||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|14. W Gibson vs H B Uber
|| ||1-0||43||1913||BCF-ch 10th||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|15. W Gibson vs R Scott
|| ||1-0||36||1913||BCF-ch 10th||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|16. W Gibson vs W Gunston
|| ||1-0||44||1913||BCF-ch 10th||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|17. Yates vs W Gibson
|| ||1-0||36||1913||BCF-ch 10th||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|18. W Gibson vs R P Michell
|| ||1-0||34||1913||BCF-ch 10th||C44 King's Pawn Game|
|19. A Gibaud vs W Gibson
|| ||1-0||36||1919||Hastings Minor||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|20. W Gibson vs A Speijer
|| ||0-1||49||1919||Hastings Minor||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|21. C Boyce vs W Gibson
|| ||0-1||18||1919||Hastings Minor||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|22. W Gibson vs F Wenman
||1-0||34||1920||Scottish Championship||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|23. W Gibson vs R Scott
|| ||0-1||53||1920||Scottish Championship||C61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense|
|24. E E Middleton vs W Gibson
|| ||1-0||54||1920||BCF-ch 13th||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|25. W Gibson vs S F Smith
|| ||1-0||40||1920||BCF-ch 13th||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 59
|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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