Ivanchuk, Vasily (1969)

Ivanchuk Wassili. Picture by Frank Hoppe (2006. Public Domain).

Alternative last name spellings: –
Alternative first name spellings: Mykhaylovych, Vasyliy, Vasyl.
Alias: –



Description: Vassily Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster and a former World Rapid Chess Champion. Ivanchuk was the World Blitz Chess champion in 2007. In 2011, by the decree of the President of Ukraine, Ivanchuk was awarded the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise IV degree. In 2016, He won the World Rapid Chess Championship by defeating the current world champion Magnus Carlsen among many others.
Sex: Male. Occupation: Chess player. 
Place of Birth / Death: Kopychyntsi, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. Country Tags: Ukraine.
Centuries: XX-XXI Title: Grandmaster (1988).
World Champion: – School: –
Styles: Unpredictable and original. Chess Olympiads: 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014.



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External links



  • Andy Soltis (2005). Why Lasker Matters. Batsford, London, United Kingdom.
  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.