Anand draws with Ivanchuk, slips to fourth in Final Masters

World Champion Viswanathan Anand played his fourth draw on the trot, sharing the point with tournament leader Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine to slip to the fourth spot after the eighth round of the fourth Final Masters chess tournament.

Ivanchuk shocks Anand in Bilbao Final Masters

Viswanathan Anand suffered a rare loss, going down to Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine in the third round of the fourth Bilbao Final Masters.

Two tame draws in semifinals of Chess World Cup

Peter Svidler signed peace with Ruslan Ponomariov and Alexander Grischuk drew with Vassily Ivanchuk as the semifinals of the Chess World Cup started off with two tame draws.

Grischuk, Ivanchuk advance to semis in World Chess Cup

Russian Grandmaster Alexander Grischuk and Ukrainian stalwart Vassily Ivanchuk made it to the last-four of the World Chess Cup.