Chess Masters who visited Scotland

The names listed below show players who have visited Scotland to play in tournaments, challenge matches, or to give lectures/simultaneous displays.

Please note that the list is incomplete. It will be added to if and when time is available.

Other titled players have visited Scotland to play representative matches against Scottish clubs. For details please see the article on Matches.

Alekhine
Botvinnik
Bronstein            
Capablanca
Dvoretsky            
Eliskases
Euwe
Gligoric
Golombek            
Hort
Hübner            
Karpov
Keres
Koltanowski
Kostich
Kottnauer            
Larsen            
Lombardy            
Maroczy
Marshall
Menchik, Miss V.
Mieses
1895
1900
Miles          
Nunn            
O'Kelly 1967            
Olafsson          
Penrose, J. 1953 1967          
Raicevic
1984
         
Ree            
Réti
Smyslov
Sosonko            
Spassky
1987
Staunton            
Stein
Suetin
Tal
Tatai            
Thomas, Sir G.
Tolush
Tranmer, Miss E.
Vasyukov
Wade
         
Westerinen            
Yates 1921/1922          
Yanofsky
Yusupov
           
Znosko-Borovsky

This is a work in progress - check back for new information

Compiled by Alan McGowan