Number of games in database: 44
Years covered: 1939 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2111
Highest rating achieved in database: 2136
Overall record: +16 -22 =6 (43.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
Most played openings
|B24|| ||Sicilian, Closed (2 games)||C15|| ||French, Winawer (2 games)||C13|| ||French (2 games)||A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (2 games)||D11|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (2 games)||A48|| ||King's Indian (2 games)|
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(born Dec-24-1923) United States of America
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|Carl Pilnick was born in New York City. He moved to Los Angeles in 1961 and was active in Southern California. He tied for 1st place in the 1971 American Open.|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 44
|1. C Pilnick vs Yanofsky
||US Open Consolation Final||C13 French|
|2. C Pilnick vs Pinkus
||USA-ch prel||A03 Bird's Opening|
|3. Kashdan vs C Pilnick
||USA-ch||A52 Budapest Gambit|
|4. I A Horowitz vs C Pilnick
||USA Ch||C10 French|
|5. C Pilnick vs Reshevsky
||New York ch-USA||D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense|
|6. Santasiere vs C Pilnick
||New York ||A48 King's Indian|
|7. Larry Evans vs C Pilnick
||Marshall Club Championship||C13 French|
|8. W Young vs C Pilnick
||US Open||A48 King's Indian|
|9. C Pilnick vs L Isaacs
||US op||C41 Philidor Defense|
|10. O Ulvestad vs C Pilnick
||US Open||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|11. P Le Cornu vs C Pilnick
||US Open||A39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4|
|12. C Pilnick vs H Rossetto
||Buenos Aires||C74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|13. M Pavey vs C Pilnick
||US Open||A04 Reti Opening|
|14. C Pilnick vs W Adams
||US op||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|15. C Pilnick vs Kashdan
||US Open||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|16. J F Donovan vs C Pilnick
||US Open||E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack|
|17. C Pilnick vs E McCormick
||US op||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|18. P Brandts vs C Pilnick
|19. C Pilnick vs J Sherwin
||USA-ch||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|20. Larry Evans vs C Pilnick
||USA-ch||D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5|
|21. C Pilnick vs S Bernstein
||USA-ch||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|22. C Pilnick vs Seidman
||New York ch-USA||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|23. C Pilnick vs E Hearst
||USA-ch||E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5|
|24. C Pilnick vs Berliner
||USA-ch||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|25. S Wachs vs C Pilnick
||USA-ch||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 44
|Jun-08-09|| ||amolv: Is this all one guy? This has to be one of the largest spanning time-ranges on this site. 64 years!!|
|Mar-12-11|| ||GrahamClayton: Excellent biography and game scores at:
|Jun-27-11|| ||perfidious: Carl Pilnick is an object example of when not to judge a player by FIDE rating: many years ago, while not in the class of Reshevsky/Kashdan/Fine, he was one of the strongest American players.|
|Jun-27-11|| ||FSR: <amolv> (belatedly) He's way, way up there, but Samuel Reshevsky beats him by a decade (1917-91).|
|Jun-27-11|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: Francisco Benko has 77 years (1928-2005), but of course NN eats everyone else alive.|
|Jun-27-11|| ||keypusher: <FSR: <amolv> (belatedly) He's way, way up there, but Samuel Reshevsky beats him by a decade (1917-91).>|
By rather bitter coincidence, the same years the USSR was extant.
|Jun-27-11|| ||FSR: <SwitchingQuylthulg> Good catch on Francisco Benko. And yes, NN has hung his face to everyone from Greco in 1497 to Kasparov in 2010.|
<keypusher> Interesting point, although Wikipedia says the Soviet Union as such wasn't established until 1922. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet...
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