Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Larry Evans is no more

Larry Evans passed away on Nov 15th in Reno, Nevada.

He was a popular American Grandmaster who had won or shared US Chess Championship 5 times and US Open Chess Championship 4 times.

He was Fischer's second for the Candidates matches leading to the World Championship of 1972.

Also, he was a noted writer and has authored several chess books ("This Crazy World of Chess" is one of his entertaining books). He had also founded the American Chess Quarterly and was editor of Chess Digest. His weekly column, "Evans on Chess" in Chess Life ran for over 30 years.

Eulogies -
ChessLife, ChessBase, Huffington Post & TWIC
Larry Evans on ChessGames
Larry Evans on Wiki

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