Inscribed by Grandmaster Larry Evans
Modern Chess Openings.
Evans, Larry; Edited by Walter Korn.$475.00
Item Number: 1631
New York: Pittman Publishing, 1965.
First printing of the tenth edition of this classic work, which was the first time it was completely revised by Evans. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Chess grandmaster Larry Evans. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Rare signed and inscribed.
Larry Evans was the American chess grandmaster who 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 20 books on chess. Modern Chess Openings explores the tactics he used to play against formidable opponents like Daniel Yanofsky or Bela Berger.