Chess – is philosophy of life     
Vasyl Ivanchuk   

The founder of the chess school-club

VASYL ІVANCHUK -

international Grandmaster,

Captain of Ukrainian Chess Team,

World Champion in 2001, 2004, 2010 years,

Chevalier of the Honorary awards of the President,

Parliament and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine,

full Chevalier of the Order of Merit

and Chevalier of Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise,

European Champion of 1986 and 2004 years,

the Champion of the European and World Rapid Chess Championship,

Winner of two chess „Oscars”,

Honored Master of Sports.

 

 

Special Merit of Ivanchuk Vasyl Mykhaylovych.

1983 - Vice Champion Cadet World Championship
1986 - Champion of Ukraine and the Soviet Union among young masters
1986 - Champion of European Junior Chess Championship
1988 - 28th World Chess Olympiad -1st place (in the USSR team)
1990 - 29th World Chess Olympiad -1st place (in the USSR team)
1991, 1995 - Owner of chess „Oscar”
1991 - World Cup winner in Reykjavik
1993 - European Team Championship -2nd place
1996 - 32nd World Chess Olympiad -2nd place
1998 - 33rd World Chess Olympiad -3rd place
2000 - 34th World Chess Olympiad -3rd place
2001 - World Team Championship -1st place
2002 - World Individual Championship -2nd place
2004 - 36th World Chess Olympiad -1st place
2004 - European Individual Classical and Rapid Chess Championship-1st place
2007 - World Blitz Championship -1st place
2010 - 39th World Chess Olympiad -1st place

 

Winner of international super tournaments:

1987 - Champion of New York
1987 - Varna
1991, 1995 - Linares
1992 - Monaco
1992 - Dortmund
1994 - Novgorod
1995 - Moscow
1995 - Zurich
1996 - Wijk aan Zee
1997, 1998, 2003 - Tallinn
1998 - Amsterdam
1998 - Elista
2000 - Lviv
2000 - Montecatini
2003 - Malmo-Copenhagen
2004 - Edmonton
2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 - Havana
2005, 2006, 2007 - Merida
2007 - Montreal
2007 - Foros
2007 - Vilnius
2007 - Moscow
2007 - Best Sportsman of the Year
2008 - Sofia
2008 - Leon

 

In 2009 - 2010 Vasyl Ivanchuk won super tournaments іn Spain, Romania, Brazil, Greece, and Cuba. Furthermore Ivanchuk V.М. won prizes in the Philippines, Australia, Netherlands, France, Hungary and other countries.

Through his bright life he brings an outstanding personal contribution to the rise of international authority of Ukraine.

Being on a top of the world chess elite, Vasyl Ivanchuk conducts active educational and social activities both in Ukraine and abroad.


Vasyl Ivanchuk Meets with youth in Lviv, Ternopil, and Lutsk.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sessions of a simultaneous game


including members of the Parlaiment of Ukraine (Parliamentary Party-2007)

lectures

Vasyl Ivanchuk interested in other intellectual games (participating in star team of „What? Where? When?” program of 2007, 2011 years)

 

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