GM Vassily Ivanchuk

Player

Vassily Ivanchuk
Profile
Title: 
GM
Rating: 
2748
Age: 
48
Country: 
Ukraine
Chess Highlights
World Rapid Champion (Current)
YNM GCT Wildcard

Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian Grandmaster who has been ranked No. 2 in the world on three different occasions. Throughout the years, Ivanchuk has won Linares, Wijk aan Zee, Tal Memorial, Gibraltar Masters and M-Tel Masters titles, 2007 World Blitz Chess Championship, Melody Amber rapid in 1992 and shared the combined event in 2010. Last year, Ivanchuk won the World Rapid Chess Championship in Doha, Qatar by defeating the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen.