Allan Nilsson (18 May 1899, Göteborg – 4 September 1949, Göteborg) was a Swedish chess master.
He was Swedish Champion in 1924-1929, and played four matches for the title, all in Gothenburg. He drew a match with Gustaf Nyholm (2.5 : 2.5) in 1921, won against Nyholm (3 : 1) in 1924, drew with Gösta Stoltz (2.5 : 2.5) in 1927, and lost to Gideon Ståhlberg (0 : 3) in 1929.
Nilsson represented Sweden in the 1st Chess Olympiad at London 1927, and tied for 9-11th in the Amateur World Championship (Max Euwe won), which took place during the 2nd Chess Olympiad at The Hague 1928.
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