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Evans, Larry 1932-2010

Overview
Works: 58 works in 185 publications in 4 languages and 3,087 library holdings
Genres: Examinations  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Rules 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: GV1450, 794.1
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Most widely held works by Larry Evans
The 10 most common chess mistakes-- and how to avoid them! by Larry Evans( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating collection of 221 typical errors committed by the world's greatest players challenges you to test your skills by choosing between two moves: the right one, or the one actually played. You will be amazed at how even world champions make errors in critical situations and violate the basic principles of chess. From neglecting development and king safety, misjudging threats, and premature attacks to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, you get a complete course in exactly what not to do
What's the best move? Chess quiz by Larry Evans( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the use of instructive quizzes, Evans teaches players to initiate moves, try out new ideas based on the objectives they are seeking in a specific game, and evaluate their progress and ingenuity along the way
New ideas in chess by Larry Evans( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Grandmaster of chess provides a lucid, comprehensive explanation of the four elements of chess--space, time, force, and pawn structure
Chess in ten lessons by Larry Evans( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern chess brilliancies; 101 games selected and annotated by Larry Evans( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess catechism; including the ten best games of the modern era by Larry Evans( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 easy checkmates by Larry Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect for beginning players, including children, 100 Easy Checkmates offers an accessible, fun guide to winning at chess. Designed to help players learn without frustration or tedious chess notation, 100 Easy Checkmates presents easy one- and two-move checkmates that everyone can understand. Expert Larry Evans provides one hundred basic checkmating situations in large, simple diagrams, and readers are asked to solve the puzzle and then shown how to do it in plain words. Challenging, entertaining, and accessible, 100 Easy Checkmates is the ideal guide for beginning players
Chess--beginner to expert by Larry Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern chess openings by Walter Korn( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference to every viable chess opening sequence, including dozens of variations of classic, modern, and standard openings
How to open a chess game( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chess opening for you : a complete system for white and black by Larry Evans( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Championship chess and checkers for all by Larry Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess world championship 1972; Fischer vs. Spassky by Larry Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Test your chess I.Q. by Larry Evans( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How good is your chess? by Larry Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evans on chess by Larry Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fischer-Spassky move by move by Bobby Fischer( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Fischer : the career and complete games of the American world chess champion by Karsten Müller( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ultimate Fischer Collection! The Chess Publishing Event of the Decade! The years after the Second World War saw international chess dominated by the Soviets Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal, Petrosian and then Spassky held the world crown, treating it as if it were almost an integral part of their country s heritage. There were occasional flashes of brilliance in the West Reshevsky, Najdorf, and later Larsen but no one really mounted a serious challenge to the Russian hegemony. Then, in the mid-1950s, a lone genius from Brooklyn emerged. Obsessed with chess, all his waking hours became devoted to finding truth on the 64 squares. It was an unrelenting, sometimes frustrating quest, but he persevered, eventually emerging as perhaps the greatest natural chess talent ever. It was clear from his early years as a gifted prodigy through his stormy ascent of the Chess Olympus, no one had ever rocked the chess world quite like Bobby Fischer. His raw genius for the royal game, combined with an indefatigable will to win, made him one of the most feared chessplayers of all time a genuine living legend. Now, for the first time, every single one of his tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis. Best-selling chess author, German International Grandmaster Karsten Muller, annotates each game of the player many believe to be the greatest of all time. All 736 serious tournament games are supplemented by crosstables of every major tournament and match in which Fischer participated, dozens of archival photographs, along with brief comments and observations putting the play of the great champion into historical perspective
My 60 memorable games, selected and fully annotated by Bobby Fischer( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important chess books ever written, reissued in celebration of a chess genius, Bobby Fischer. The American takes the reader through 60 of his games, describing his thoughts, the intricacies behind his and his opponent's strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one. You'll find beautifully simple positional play next to out-of-this-world combinations that are just breathtaking. Fischer played nearly all of these games as a grandmaster so they are at the very highest level, but his lucid commentary makes every move and idea both accessib
Trophy chess; an account of the Lessing Rosenwald tournament, New York, 1954-5 by Larry Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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What's the best move? Chess quiz
Alternative Names
Ébans, Lári 1932-2010

Evans, Larry

Evans, Larry M. 1932-2010

Evans, Larry Melvyn 1932-2010

Evans, Lawrence

Evans, Lawrence 1932-2010

Larry Evans Amerikaans schaker (1932-2010)

Larry Evans amerykański szachista

Larry Evans scacchista e giornalista statunitense

Larry Evans US-amerikanischer Schachspieler und Schachjournalist

Lerijs Evanss

Лари Еванс

Ларрі Еванс

Эванс, Ларри

لری اوانز بازیکن شطرنج، نویسنده، و ژورنالیست آمریکایی

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What's the best move? Chess quizNew ideas in chessChess in ten lessons100 easy checkmatesHow to open a chess gameTest your chess I.Q.How good is your chess?Bobby Fischer : the career and complete games of the American world chess championMy 60 memorable games, selected and fully annotated