Vasyl Ivanchuk

GM (1988)

Ivanchuk has been a leading player in the world since 1988, ranking as high as No. 2 on the official FIDE Elo rating list (July 1991, July 1992, October 2007). Ivanchuk often has erratic results, dropping as low as 30th in July 2009 before returning to the top ten in the next list.

Ivanchuk was the 2007–2008 World Blitz Chess champion, and won the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament in 1992 and 2010.

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