Vassily Ivanchuk is one of the greatest chess players ever who has not won a world championship. Ivanchuk is a Super-GM with a peak rating of 2787 and has achieved incredible results at the highest levels of chess since he was only a teenager in the 1980s. Ivanchuk’s play is fascinating for spectators because he is incredibly creative and constantly strives to create maximum imbalances and complications in any position.
World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand has played with Ivanchuk at the super-elite level for 20+ years and states ¨Ivanchuk’s play is extremely creative and highly unpredictable¨ – and that is exactly what this chess DVD will demonstrate to viewers. Grandmaster Damian Lemos utilizes his profound positional understanding and sharp tactical strength to dissect several of Ivanchuk’s best games, explaining exceptionally unique and subtle ideas in Ivanchuk’s play that truly set him apart from other players. This chess DVD will help viewers play more creative and dynamic chess as you will begin to see hidden qualities to candidate moves and plans that you would not have even considered before!