Larry Evans

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Birthday
22, 1932
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 15, 2010 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1932
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 15, 2010 (78)

About

American chess Grandmaster, author and coach who won several U.S. Championships and at one point was widely considered to be the greatest American chess player ever.

Before Fame

He began playing in serious chess tournaments around the age of 12 and at age 14, he tied for 4th–5th place in the Marshall Chess Club championship.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

He helped Bobby Fischer train for his chess conquests.