Grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk has a funny side too!

One of the most creative chess players is Ukrainian Grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk

If you google ‘Ivanchuk Funny’ one of the first videos which come up is called ‘Top Funny Moments (World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship Ceremony 2016)‘.

Here’s just a glimpse into chessplayers enjoying a challenge more than anything.

V. Ivanchuk came first at the World Rapid Chess Championship 2016 and look what he is up to at the closing ceremony! 

V. Ivanchuk has been one of the top chess players for years and in the recent years he started taking checkers seriously, practising and playing in the official tournaments.