Larry Melvyn Evans was an American chess player, author, and journalist who received the FIDE title of Grandmaster in 1957. He won or shared the U.S. Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times. He wrote a long-running syndicated chess column and wrote or co-wrote more than twenty books on chess.
|Full name||Larry Melvyn Evans|
|Born||March 22, 1932|
New York, New York, U.S.
|Died||November 15, 2010 (aged 78)|
Reno, Nevada, U.S.
|Peak rating||2555 (January 1977)|
American chess Grandmaster, author, and coach who won numerous US Championships and was widely regarded as the best American chess player of all time at one point.
He was born and raised in New York City.
Around the age of 12, he began competing in competitive chess competitions, and at the age of 14, he tied for 4th–5th place in the Marshall Chess Club championship.
He won or shared the U.S. Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times and wrote a long-running syndicated chess column.
He helped Bobby Fischer train for his chess conquests.
● Larry Evans was born on March 22, 1932 (age 78) in New York, United States ● He is a celebrity chess player ● His popular books are New ideas in chess (1958), The 10 most common... (1998), Vienna 1922, Chess Endgame Quiz (2002) and Test Your Chess I.Q (2001) ● He died on November 15, 2010, Reno, NV
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