Ivanchuk is the world champion in rapid chess

Иванчук - чемпион мира по быстрым шахматам

Basil Ivanchuk

Ukrainian Vassily Ivanchuk for the first time became the world champion in chess.

In these days in Doha held the world championship in rapid chess. Earlier iSport.ua have reported that women’s world crown in this discipline have won our Anna Muzychuk. After her success another our compatriot Vassily Ivanchuk.

Not without the hassle of Ukrainian managed to regain the lead in the standings, and then held him. Note that after two competition days, Ivanchuk was the leader of the competition, while their closest opponents by 0.5 points. However, the defeat against Ian Nepomniachtchi, and the subsequent two draws has confused all the cards.

After that Ivanchuk lost ground, fell back to third place. Decisive in the tournament the fight was the fact that Ukrainian two of his last fight won, while the same forgetful lost. Also in the cohort of leaders was titled Carlsen and Grischuk. Fortunately, their Ivanchuk managed to get around on additional indicators.

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