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"Attack! Always attack!" - Adolph Anderssen.

Fredthebear is not in a hurry on this one. Two swell fellows in my book, American champions.

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G38 in 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & DuMont
Evans vs C Pilnick, 1946 
(C13) French, 29 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Read blogger notes
Evans vs H Gordon, 1946 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 62 in Irving Chernev's 62 Most Instructive Games
Evans vs H Opsahl, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 81 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov Var. resembles Curry (E12) 1-0 Spearhead on h-file
Bisguier vs Evans, 1951 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 204 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Evans vs Santasiere, 1951
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 41 moves, 1-0

Evans' famous "Swindle of the Century" ends with suicidal rook.
Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

US Ch. 1963--The Game that Set back Chess 100 Years
Fischer vs Evans, 1963 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Classical Var (B18) 1-0 Brilliant
Evans vs B Berger, 1964 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 22 moves, 1-0

A sparkling display of pyrotechnics by Robert Byrne!
R Byrne vs Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

English Dbl, Dbl Fio (A04) 0-1 The Heavies are coming!
J Schmitz vs L Christiansen, 1996 
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Bobotsov-Korchnoi-Petrosian (E81)Notes by patzer2
Evans vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 38 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def. Janowski M L (A53) 0-1 En prise Black minors
R J Gross vs L Christiansen, 1973 
(A53) Old Indian, 12 moves, 0-1

Dardo Sergio Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD: Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31) 1-0 24.?
Evans vs Benko, 1975 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 1-0 Pawn rollers
L Christiansen vs J L Watson, 1976 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 77 in 200 Modern Brilliancies (1984) by Kevin Wicker
L Christiansen vs L Gilden, 1976 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Fianchetto (A34) 1-0 Qside Q trap
L Christiansen vs P Cleghorn, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1-0

Pirc Classical Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Heavy pieces assault
L Christiansen vs R Wachtel, 1977
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) /KIA (A07) 1-0 Constant threats
L Christiansen vs K Regan, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

Indian Game/Veresov (A45) 1/2-1/2 She didn't bite the apple
L Christiansen vs R Byrne, 1977
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B40) 1/2-1/2 Threats & Exchanges
L Christiansen vs J A Grefe, 1977
(B40) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Spearhead
L Christiansen vs Reshevsky, 1977 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Simplification frees White
L Christiansen vs J Eslon, 1977
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Pirc Classical Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1/2-1/2
L Christiansen vs S Taulbut, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1/2-1/2 Qs EG perpetual
L Christiansen vs Henley, 1978 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

QP Game: Sarratt Attack (D00) 0-1 Strong central Black Knight
K Regan vs L Christiansen, 1978 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Pirc Classical Quiet System Chig (B08) 1-0 Dbl R sac declined
L Christiansen vs Seirawan, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Modern Main Line (B05) 1-0 R lift had purpose
Evans vs Shamkovich, 1978
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 36 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack e4 vs e5 (A07) 1-0 Raking bishops
Evans vs R Filguth, 1978
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

QID: Spassky System (E14) 1-0 IQP, Bxh7 & Rook lift
L Christiansen vs J B Campos-Moreno, 1980 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

Black plays on White's side of the board w/a wedge
Seirawan vs L Christiansen, 1980 
(A17) English, 32 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Wade-Smyslov Var (E11) 0-1 N on 3rd, R on 2nd
A Lein vs L Christiansen, 1981 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. 3 Knights (E21) 0-1 2 Rivals, 1 N remains
L Christiansen vs Browne, 1981 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Keres Def (A14)1-0 Larry's Best
L Christiansen vs Portisch, 1981 
(A14) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Larry David Evans is an IM from the USA
U Rath vs L D Evans, 1981 
(A14) English, 42 moves, 0-1

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35)1-0 LC throws Spassky around
L Christiansen vs Spassky, 1981 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern ML (B57) LC usually gives the tactics lesson
E Lubarsky vs L Christiansen, 1982 
(B57) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0
L Christiansen vs S A Tarin, 1985 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 Crazy R cannot avoid Q
L Christiansen vs de Firmian, 1985 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Up the exchange
L Christiansen vs Cifuentes Parada, 1986
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

The game was of course agreed drawn in advance.
Miles vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Swindle: Capture the 1st rook leads to immune perpetual check
Beliavsky vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 The Bishop Pair
L Christiansen vs L Gutman, 1988 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 Pin, Pin, Pin Again!
L Christiansen vs Blatny, 1988 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th, Q in close
L Christiansen vs Nunn, 1988 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Self-control
R Mainka vs L Christiansen, 1990 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 Promotion and # looms
L Christiansen vs T Magar, 1990
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Zaitsev System (A58) 1-0
L Christiansen vs N Andrianov, 1990 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Black loses his Queen early but manages to win a QvN endgame
J L Burden vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

QID Petrosian Var. Farago Defense (E12) 1-0 Double attack LPDO
L Christiansen vs Karpov, 1993 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Constant pressure on Ks
L Christiansen vs Kaidanov, 1994 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 55 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19)  1-0 Spearheads
L Christiansen vs M N Sher, 1994
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46)1-0 10 yr old girl hangs tough
L Christiansen vs V Law, 2004 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

This is a tactical masterpiece. Bravo!
L Christiansen vs Wojtkiewicz, 2006 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 23 moves, 1-0

Attack from both flanks leaves Black tattered
L Christiansen vs M Zivanic, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 She ate forbidden fruit
L Christiansen vs Seirawan, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights Botvinnik (A28) 1-0 Horse in the barn
L Christiansen vs Shankland, 2013 
(A28) English, 76 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def. Grünfeld (E11) 0-1 LC co-wrote Dutch def book
T Gareyev vs L Christiansen, 2013 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical Var (E32) 0-1 Black octopus mates!
A Rabinovich vs L Christiansen, 1995 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

L Christiansen vs S Taulbut, 1978 
(E73) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

L Christiansen vs E B Meyer, 1977 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 1-0

P Popovic vs L Christiansen, 1985
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Eng. Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Nei G.(A18) 1-0Smoke
L Christiansen vs C Brasket, 1978 
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 18 moves, 1-0

L Christiansen vs Browne, 1989
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 34 moves, 1-0

L Christiansen vs Bisguier, 1977 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 64 moves, 1-0

L Popov vs L Christiansen, 1977 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 26 moves, 0-1

Veresov Attack. Two Knights System Gruenfeld Def (D01) 0-1
K Wockenfuss vs L Christiansen, 1990 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56) 1-0 Q robs the pin
Evans vs A Sandrin, 1946 
(C56) Two Knights, 34 moves, 1-0

B Kreiman vs L Christiansen, 2002 
(C49) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Christiansen vs J Polgar, 1993
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

L Christiansen vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1993
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 46 moves, 1-0

Piket vs L Christiansen, 1993
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Short vs L Christiansen, 1993
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Evans vs Bisguier, 1958 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Quinteros vs L Christiansen, 1981 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 0-1

L Christiansen vs Rachels, 1986 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Bareev vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

L Christiansen vs D Krystall, 1972 
(A04) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

G Treppner vs L Christiansen, 1972
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

L Christiansen vs J Frankle, 1973
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

C Boor vs L Christiansen, 2005 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 41 moves, 0-1

B15: Caro-Kann, Gurgenidze system 1-0 Blasting Rooks!!
L Christiansen vs I Foygel, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 1-0 Q forks EAD h7 & LPDO B
L Christiansen vs C Madsen, 1975 
(C15) French, Winawer, 17 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Pirc Invitation Bg4, Bg7 (A04) 0-1 Battery
D J Strauss vs L Christiansen, 1981
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Var (B95) 0-1 New York, New York
Mednis vs Evans, 1958 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 Combinations
L Christiansen vs Gheorghiu, 1977 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

Larry Evans interviews and plays Ray Charles
Ray Charles vs Evans, 2002 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Richter-Veresov Attack 5.f3 h6 (A45) 0-1 Remove the Defender
J Lakdawala vs L Christiansen, 1989 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 COMBINATION
L Christiansen vs Shabalov, 2000 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Gruenfeld Defense (A00) · 0-1
W M Byland vs Evans, 1948 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Closed Nge2 (B25) 1-0 Climb the vine for Mayet's Mate
Evans vs Woody Young, 1948
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Modern. Gipslis Var (B01) 1-0 Discovered+
L Christiansen vs K Commons, 1978 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. General (E15) 0-1 Larry rolls in Colorado
D Gurevich vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Key West, FL
B Finegold vs L Christiansen, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 45 moves, 0-1

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