William M Byland
Number of games in database: 66
Years covered: 1944 to 1960
Overall record: +18 -32 =16 (39.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|B18|| ||Caro-Kann, Classical (6 games)||C18|| ||French, Winawer (5 games)||C34|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (4 games)||B14|| ||Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack (3 games)||C33|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (3 games)||C30|| ||King's Gambit Declined (3 games)||D97|| ||Grunfeld, Russian (2 games)||E26|| ||Nimzo-Indian, Samisch (2 games)||C32|| ||King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit (2 games)||B10|| ||Caro-Kann (2 games)|
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|WILLIAM M BYLAND
(born Oct-22-1917, died Jul-19-1997, 79 years old) United States of America
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William Mahlon Byland founded the Pennsylvania State Chess Federation in 1939, and was the State Champion in 1949. He was a USCF Vice-President. In 1961, he won the Pittsburgh Championship.
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66
|1. CEL Schuette vs W M Byland
||0-1||44||1944||Pittsburgh CC ladder tournament||E15 Queen's Indian|
|2. W M Byland vs Santasiere
|| ||0-1||42||1945||US Open||E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|3. W M Byland vs B Rozsa
|| ||1-0||31||1945||US Open||E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|4. F S Anderson vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||30||1945||US Open||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|5. A Sandrin vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||42||1945||US Open||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|6. W M Byland vs H L Marks
||0-1||21||1947||Tri-State Championship||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|7. M Pavey vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||35||1948||49th US Open||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
|8. W M Byland vs T B Eckenrode
|| ||½-½||43||1948||49th US Open||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|9. W M Byland vs G A Lyle
|| ||1-0||44||1948||49th US Open||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|10. Pinkus vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||40||1948||49th US Open||D51 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|11. W M Byland vs H C Underwood
|| ||1-0||28||1948||49th US Open||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|12. W M Byland vs Larry Evans
||0-1||23||1948||49th US Open||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|13. W M Byland vs L Frank
|| ||0-1||30||1948||49th US Open||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|14. W M Byland vs C Barasch
|| ||1-0||33||1948||49th US Open||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|15. W M Byland vs Larry Evans
|| ||0-1||21||1949||50th US Open||C34 King's Gambit Accepted|
|16. S Baron vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||30||1949||50th US Open||D06 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|17. W M Byland vs L T Magee
|| ||0-1||40||1949||50th US Open||C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham|
|18. W M Byland vs C French
||1-0||18||1950||Philadelphia||C30 King's Gambit Declined|
|19. W M Byland vs Pinkus
|| ||0-1||30||1950||51st US Open||C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham|
|20. W M Byland vs A Spiller
|| ||½-½||37||1951||52nd US Open||B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation|
|21. K R Jones vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||36||1951||52nd US Open||B10 Caro-Kann|
|22. W M Byland vs A Liepnieks
|| ||½-½||20||1951||52nd US Open||B01 Scandinavian|
|23. A J Fink vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||31||1951||52nd US Open||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|24. W M Byland vs J Sherwin
|| ||½-½||32||1951||52nd US Open||C18 French, Winawer|
|25. R Brieger vs W M Byland
||1-0||17||1951||52nd US Open||B10 Caro-Kann|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66
|Jan-15-15|| ||GrahamClayton: Byland founded the Pennsylvania State Chess Federation in 1939, and was the State Champion in 1949. A memorial tournament at the Pittsburgh Chess Club to honour Byland is held every year.|
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