William M Byland
Number of games in database: 77
Years covered: 1943 to 1960
Overall record: +21 -34 =22 (41.6%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|B18|| ||Caro-Kann, Classical (6 games)||C18|| ||French, Winawer (5 games)||C33|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (4 games)||C34|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (4 games)||B14|| ||Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack (3 games)||C30|| ||King's Gambit Declined (3 games)||E26|| ||Nimzo-Indian, Samisch (2 games)||B01|| ||Scandinavian (2 games)||C32|| ||King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit (2 games)||C35|| ||King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham (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 4; games 1-25 of 77
|1. W M Byland vs D Hatch
|| ||½-½||50||1943||Pennsylvania ch||A28 English|
|2. M Simsak vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||19||1943||Pennsylvania ch||E12 Queen's Indian|
|3. CEL Schuette vs W M Byland
||0-1||44||1944||Pittsburgh CC ladder tournament||E15 Queen's Indian|
|4. W M Byland vs Santasiere
|| ||0-1||42||1945||46th US Open||E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|5. W M Byland vs B Rozsa
|| ||1-0||31||1945||46th US Open||E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|6. F S Anderson vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||30||1945||46th US Open||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|7. A Sandrin vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||42||1945||46th US Open||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|8. F Planas Garcia vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||23||1946||Yankton International Tournament||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|9. W M Byland vs H Berliner
|| ||½-½||27||1946||Yankton International Tournament||B01 Scandinavian|
|10. M Colon Romero vs W M Byland
|| ||0-1||37||1946||Yankton International Tournament||A09 Reti Opening|
|11. L E Marquez vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||27||1946||Yankton International Tournament||D04 Queen's Pawn Game|
|12. W M Byland vs R Cintron
|| ||½-½||41||1946||Yankton International Tournament||C02 French, Advance|
|13. W M Byland vs A Margolis
|| ||0-1||37||1946||Yankton International Tournament||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|14. A Powers vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||24||1946||Yankton International Tournament||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|15. W M Byland vs H L Marks
||0-1||21||1947||Tri-State Championship||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|16. M Pavey vs W M Byland
|| ||1-0||35||1948||49th US Open||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
|17. W M Byland vs T B Eckenrode
|| ||½-½||43||1948||49th US Open||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|18. W M Byland vs G A Lyle
|| ||1-0||44||1948||49th US Open||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|19. A Pinkus vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||40||1948||49th US Open||D51 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. W M Byland vs H C Underwood
|| ||1-0||28||1948||49th US Open||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|21. W M Byland vs Evans
||0-1||23||1948||49th US Open||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|22. W M Byland vs L Frank
|| ||0-1||30||1948||49th US Open||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|23. W M Byland vs C Barasch
|| ||1-0||33||1948||49th US Open||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|24. W M Byland vs Evans
|| ||0-1||21||1949||50th US Open||C34 King's Gambit Accepted|
|25. S Baron vs W M Byland
|| ||½-½||30||1949||50th US Open||D06 Queen's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 77
|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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