Igor Ivanov

(1947-2005)

2004 Canadian Championship, Toronto. Copyright 2004 by the photographer David CohenGrandmaster 2005; International Master 1981

Arrived in Canada 1980

Canadian Champion (1981, 1985, 1986, 1987)

Canadian Open Champion (1981, 1984, 1985)

World Open Champion 1981

Represented Canada at Olympiads (1982, 1988)

Represented Canada at World Championship Interzonal 1982

Nine times U.S. Grand Prix champion (1982-6,88-90,97)

Here is Igor Ivanov's choice for his favourite game:

Igor Ivanov - Vitaly Zaltsman

New York, NY, USA, 1983

Here are Igor Ivanov's choices for some of his memorable games:

Igor Ivanov - Jan Timman

Olympiad, Canada - Netherlands, Board 1, Lucerne, Switzerland, Round 8,

1982

John van der Wiel - Igor Ivanov

Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Round 1, 1984.09

Igor Ivanov also chose this game as memorable because he beat reigning World Champion Anatoly Karpov:

Igor V. Ivanov - Anatoly Karpov

Spartakiad USSR, Uzbekistan - Leningrad, Board 1, Moscow, USSR, 1979, Round 1

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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