Vassily Ivanchuk, also transliterated as Vasyl (or in Ukrainian: Василь Михайлович Іванчук , Vasyl Mykhaylovych Ivanchuk), born March 18, 1969, is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster. Ivanchuk has an Elo rating of 2787 on the FIDE October 2007 ratings list, making him number two in the world and Ukraine's number one. He played board one on [...]

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Viswanathan Anand, in his native Tamil: விசுவநாதன் ஆனந்த், born December 11, 1969, is an Indian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion. Anand is one of four players in history to break the 2800 mark on the FIDE rating list and he has been among the top three ranked players in classical time control [...]

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