Ivanchuk: “I could have become a writer”

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Vassily Ivanchuk’s recent interview with the Ukrainian daily newspaper “Den” isn’t your standard chess interview. In fact, Ivanchuk doesn’t talk about current chess events at all, instead displaying a deep interest in literature while also explaining, for instance, why Julius Caesar would have considered chess players happy. The literary content of the interview is no doubt partly due to the interviewer, Yarina […]