It is with sadness that I inform friends and associates that Mr Larry Parr former editor of Chess Life and co author of Dato' Tan Chin Nam's
autobiography ' Never Say I Assume' and other chess books passed away
after a short illness in Kuala Lumpur. He passed away this morning @
6:52am on 2nd April 2011.
|Larry Parr (standing) kitbizing IM Mashafizul - WIM Zhang Xiaowen , MCF GM Tournament 2008|
His family, Samboon Parr (wife), Christiana Parr (daughter) and Ian Parr
(son) were with him the last month in Subang Jaya Medical Center and
Larry was born in Seattle, USA, studied in Washington University, and
the last few years was working with Dato' Tan Chin Nam in Malaysia.
His last article for ChessLife on GM Larry Evans was published in the
March 2011 issue.