Alexander Ivanov

Alexander Ivanov , who is one of the top chess player of the world was born in 1st May 1956, in Russia. He currently lives in United States of America. He joint US champion in 1995. In the January 2006 FIDE list, US chess player Alexander Ivanov had an Elo rating of 2606, and his present rating is 2565, making him seventeenth in the United States. The Boston based Grandmaster, Alexander Ivanov is known for being a fantastic calculator and a loyal supporter of his favorite openings. He moved to America in 1988 with his wife, Esther Epstein and they live in Newton, Massachusetts. Read on to know more about Alexander Ivanov.

Despite Alexander Ivanov’s opening knowledge which often stretches past move twenty, he often gets into extreme time pressure, against fellow GMs and amateurs. Ivanov is being obsessed with making perfect moves, even when his search doesn’t give him the best practical chance of winning a game. Despite this sometimes fatal perfectionist streak, Alex is systematically among the top fifteen players in America. Alexander would be in higher rank without his weakness has been a subject of debate for the last 20 years.

When scheming many moves ahead, the actual board is disturbing for some experts, since analytic thinking places the pieces in dissimilar spots than their present posts. However, Alexander Ivanov deals with this by looking at the ceiling, as if in a trance. In between moves, he also places staring at the ceiling. This peculiar habit is shared by a few of the top players in the world, most notably Alexei Shirov and Vassily Ivanchuk. Alexander Ivanov has won his share of open and international events, highlights of which are his victory in the 1998 Pan Am Championship and joint first in the 1995 U.S. Championship. However, he’s played the same sharp openings for his entire career, making him somewhat predictable but very dangerous. The Titan Bet bonus code is fantastic! When you open an account using the bonus code link you will receive a bonus to match your initial deposit up to a maximum of $250.00.

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