Mary Gilchrist

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Mary Dinorah Gilchrist (4 June, 1882, Rutherglen[1] - January 14, 1947, Edinburgh)[2] was a Scottish female chess player.

She won twice British Chess Championship in 1929 and 1934.[3] She took third place at Folkestone 1933 (the 4th Women's World Chess Championship, and tied for 8-9th at Stockholm 1937 (the 6th WWCC), both won by Vera Menchik.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miss Mary Dinorah Gilchrist
  2. ^ Gaige, Jeremy (1987). Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography. McFarland. p. 140. ISBN 0-7864-2353-6.
  3. ^ BritBase :: British Chess Champions
  4. ^ Stanisław Gawlikowski, Olimpiady szachowe 1924 - 1974, Wydawnictwo Sport i Turystyka, Warszawa 1978