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William M Byland
  
Number of games in database: 65
Years covered: 1945 to 1960
Overall record: +17 -32 =16 (38.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total 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.

Last updated: 2018-10-14 17:57:10

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W M Byland vs Santasiere  0-1421945US OpenE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
2. W M Byland vs B Rozsa  1-0311945US OpenE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. F S Anderson vs W M Byland  1-0301945US OpenB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
4. A Sandrin vs W M Byland  1-0421945US OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. W M Byland vs H L Marks 0-1211947Tri-State ChampionshipC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
6. M Pavey vs W M Byland  1-035194849th US OpenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
7. W M Byland vs T B Eckenrode  ½-½43194849th US OpenC33 King's Gambit Accepted
8. W M Byland vs G A Lyle  1-044194849th US OpenC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
9. Pinkus vs W M Byland  ½-½40194849th US OpenD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. W M Byland vs H C Underwood  1-028194849th US OpenC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
11. W M Byland vs Larry Evans 0-123194849th US OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
12. W M Byland vs L Frank  0-130194849th US OpenC33 King's Gambit Accepted
13. W M Byland vs C Barasch  1-033194849th US OpenC33 King's Gambit Accepted
14. W M Byland vs Larry Evans  0-121194950th US OpenC34 King's Gambit Accepted
15. S Baron vs W M Byland  ½-½30194950th US OpenD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. W M Byland vs L T Magee  0-140194950th US OpenC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
17. W M Byland vs C French 1-0181950PhiladelphiaC30 King's Gambit Declined
18. W M Byland vs Pinkus  0-130195051st US OpenC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
19. W M Byland vs A Spiller  ½-½37195152nd US OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
20. K R Jones vs W M Byland  ½-½36195152nd US OpenB10 Caro-Kann
21. W M Byland vs A Liepnieks  ½-½20195152nd US OpenB01 Scandinavian
22. A J Fink vs W M Byland  ½-½31195152nd US OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. W M Byland vs J Sherwin  ½-½32195152nd US OpenC18 French, Winawer
24. R Brieger vs W M Byland 1-017195152nd US OpenB10 Caro-Kann
25. W M Byland vs H Ridout  0-143195152nd US OpenB07 Pirc
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-15-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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