Vishy Anand is the most versatile world chess champion. After all, he won world championships in classical matches, knockouts, rapids and blitz and dominated the advanced chess in which players are able to consult the computers.
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To win gold medals at any chess olympiad, you need exceptional performances. If that is not enough, you need some luck. Ukraine had it all at the 39th Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
How come Ivanchuk doesn't even blink and collects his points with a solid, steady performance? He does it with his incredible opening knowledge, sharp and unusual tactics and subtle positional play.
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