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Vassily Ivanchuk: I was lucky in game against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov


Baku. Kenan Hasanov - APA-Sport. Ukrainian grandmaster Vasily Ivanchuk said it was very difficult to secure victory in Mikhail Tal memorial tournament held in Moscow, Russia.
The player underlined three most challenging rounds for him.
“I mean the rounds against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Morozevich and Ruslan Ponomariov. I faced unbelievable challenges in these encounters. We had many unexpected mistakes. Actually, I was waiting for the good opportunity. I must admit that I was lucky”, he said.
Ivanchuk scored 6 points and became the winner of the competition. His game with Azeri grandmaster Mamedyarov in the fourth round ended in a draw.

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