Ukrainian chess Grandmaster who received the Amber blindfold and quick chess tournament in 1992 and 2010, respectively. He received the 1987 Western Junior Chess Tournament. At the maximum of his profession he was the quantity two ranked participant on the planet and he was the 2007-2008 Globe Blitz Chess champ. He continues to be married double. He and Magnus Carlsen are believed by additional chess greats to become two of the brightest thoughts in the overall game.