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Larry Evans

Chess Player

Larry Evans who is born on March 22, 1932 in New York is a famous Chess Player. The age of Larry Evans is # year old. The birth sign of Larry Evans is Aries. Larry Evans has have thousand of fans and supporters in New York.

BirthdayMarch 22, 1932
Birth SignAries
BirthplaceNew York
Death DateNov 15, 2010, age 78
About Larry Evans

Larry Evans was a famous chess player and journalist of America. After achieving the Marshall Chess Club title, he never looked back and went on winning and sharing the titles represented his country in U.S Junior Championship followed by 1948 U.S Chess Championship at age 16. His next achievement includes gold at Dubrovnik 1950 Chess Olympiad with three National Championship title in 1961-62, 1967-68 and 1980. He played in total 4 U.S Open Chess Championship (1951, 1952, 1954 and 1971) and made his appearance in 8 Chess Olympiads in his 26 years career. He almost played with all renowned players of that period such as Herman Steiner, Walter Browne, Samuel Reshevsky and Jan Hein Donner with many others. He then joined as journalist writing in total 20 books with some of his written works as follows
• David Bronstein’s Best Games of Chess (1944-1949)
• New Ideas in Chess (1958)
• My 60 Memorable Games (1969)
• What’s The Best Move (1973)
• Test Your I.Q. (2001)
He was also positioned as Chess Digest Editor writing a Q&A column on chess to be published in newspapers. He left this world on 15th November, 2010 as due to complications in surgery of gallbladder.
He served as ambassador for chess as appointed by U.S State Department in 1956 and was also inducted into U.S Chess Hall of Fame in 1994.


For ten cents an hour, he started playing the game at 42nd Street in his childhood days.

Larry Evans Family Life

He was born on 22nd March, 1932 in Manhattan. As child he used to enjoy playing chess becoming the youngest Marshall Chess Club Champion at age 14.

Associated With

He trained and assisted Bobby Fisher on how to play for world titles.

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