Gelfand - 2743 [Israel]
World Championship finalist in 2012, Boris
was only edged out by Vishy Anand in the rapid play-off, the
score in the classical part of the match tied at 6-6. We are
delighted that this legend of the game will be making his first
visit to Gibraltar.
Ivanchuk - 2722 [Ukraine]
of Gibraltar 2011 with record score of 9/10. This will be
Vasil's 3rd visit to the Rock. World Blitz Champion in 2007 and
2008, among all his other achievements Vasil has won four
Olympiad team gold medals.
Yifan - 2649 [China]
Women's World Champion. Two previous visits to Gibraltar,
both times performing brilliantly. Her win against Judit Polgar
here in 2012 made headlines around the world, and she nearly won
the whole event that year, only losing to Nigel Short in the