ABOUT THIS SITE

September 6, 2014

Starting from November 2009 mikhailgolubev.wordpress.com serves as my personal page. Here the basic information about my professional chess activities can be found; I am not planning to update this site often.
Last edited: September 6, 2014

Euromaidan-Odessa news (Twitter)
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Odessa chess TV program Shkola Chempionov

My email address is gmi@europe.com
FB: facebook.com/mikhail.golubev
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EuroMaidan-Odessa

Mikhail Golubev, chess grandmaster and journalist from Odessa, Ukraine.

ABOUT ME

October 29, 2009

Born on 30 May 1970 in Odessa.
A silver medalist of the Ukrainian U-17 Championship in 1984 (ahead of V.Ivanchuk and many other future grandmasters).
Shared 7th-10th places in the USSR U-18 Championship in 1985.
Played on the Ukrainian U-18 team in 1988.
International Chess Grandmaster since 1996.
Champion of Ukraine in 1996.
In 1999 won the Open Championship of Switzerland.
Highest ELO rating achieved: 2570 in January 1995.
Highest position in the world rankings: 109th-119th in January 1994.
Highest position among Ukrainians: 8th in January 1994.
Clear or shared first in 17 international tournaments with a long time control (1992-2010).
Best ELO Performances: Belgian League 2002/3, Bethune 2002, Karvina 1992/3, Yalta 1996, Berlin 1993, Neuchatel 1993.
Active as chess journalist since 1998:
In 1998-2003 editor of the website Ukrainian Chess Online.
Journalist for KasparovChess in 2000.
Journalist for ChessToday.net since September 2001.
Chess observer of the Ukrainian sport newspaper Komanda in January 2003 – September 2011.
Journalist for Chess-News.ru in 2011-2012.
Journalist for ChessPro.ru in 2004-2011, in 2012-2013.
Journalist for the Odessa chess TV program Shkola Chempionov since November 2012.
Author of chess books: Easy Guide to the Dragon (1999), The Sicilian Sozin (2001), Understanding the King’s Indian (2006).
Chess assistant to the 2002/4 FIDE world champion Ruslan Ponomariov at numerous tournaments; in 1996-97 worked in Anatoly Karpov’s (then the FIDE world champion) team of chess analysts.
In October 2006 – February 2007 member of the Board of the Association of Chess Professionals.
EuroMaidan-Odessa activist, 2013-2014.

MY BOOKS

October 29, 2009

I wrote the following chess books:
Easy Guide to the Dragon (Everyman/Gambit, 1999)
The Sicilian Sozin (Gambit, 2001)
Understanding the King’s Indian (Gambit, 2006)

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my King’s Indian blog is at: mikhail-golubev.livejournal.com

INTERVIEWS WITH ME

October 29, 2009

X Soviet, 28 April 2014 (political)
Crikey (Australia), 12 March 2014 (political)
ZIK TV (Lviv), January 2014 (political, Ukrainian/Russian)
Krug – TV (Odessa), in Russian, January 2014 (political)
MAT (Polish chess magazine) 2013/14
Krug – TV (Odessa), in Russian, December 2013 (political)
Mediainform – TV (Odessa), in Russian, December 2013 (political)
Morion – TV (Evpatoria), in Russian, December 2013
British Chess Magazine, March 2013
Radio Chess-News (6 December 2011; in Russian)
ATV (October 2011; in Russian)
Onlinechesslessons.net (July-September 2011)
ICTV (15 June 2011; in Russian)
Vzgliad iz Odessy (21st November 2010; in Russian)
ICC – Chessclub.com (16th February 2010)Fragment on Youtube
Latestchess.com (20th March 2009)
ChessDom.com Featured Chess Author (June 2008)
By Dennis Monokroussos, The Chess Mind (24th July 2007)
By Misha Savinov at ChessCafe.com (11th July 2007)
Interview at the ACP website (20th March 2006)
By Soren Sogaard, Seagaard Chess Reviews (16th March 2003)
By Santhosh M Paul, Correspondence Chess News 31 (14 Jan 2001)

SOME OF MY SUCCESSFUL CHESS GAMES

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Bogdanovich-Golubev, Odessa 2010
Golubev-Tregubov, Manama 2009
Golubev-Chernyshov, Odessa 2007
Oleksienko-Golubev, Odessa 2007
Golubev-Korchnoi, Odessa rapid 2006
Esen-Golubev, Moscow 2006
Golubev-Loskutov, Alushta 2005
Bunzmann-Golubev, Bethune 2002
Golubev-Lupulescu, Bucharest 2002
Piket-Golubev, Bundesliga 2002
Golubev-Khenkin, Bundesliga 2002
Golubev-G.Szabo, Bucharest 2001
Golubev-Krasenkow, 2nd Bundesliga 2001
Bologan-Golubev, Romanian League 2000
Golubev-Moroz, Donetsk Zonal 1998
Van der Weide-Golubev, Chemnitz 1998
Golubev-Watzke, Chemnitz 1998
Golubev-Suba, Romanian League 1996
L.Gutman-Golubev, Weilburg 1995
Golubev-A.Sokolov, Biel MTO 1995
Golubev-Kochetkov, Nikolaev Zonal 1995
Golubev-Miles, Biel MTO 1994
Istratescu-Golubev, Lucerne 1994
Golubev-Adianto, Lucerne 1994
Adorjan-Golubev, Alushta XIV 1994
Golubev-Sutovsky, Groningen open 1993
Golubev-Zvjaginsev, Loosdorf 1993
Borovikov-Golubev, Nikolaev Zonal 1993
Golubev-Epishin, Geneva 1993
Khomyakov-Golubev, Ostrava 1992
D.Gurevich-Golubev, Biel MTO 1992
Golubev-Mantovani, Biel MTO 1992
Bogdanovski-Golubev, Skopje 1991
Golubev-Kozul, Skopje open 1991
Onischuk-Golubev, URS Army ChT 1989
Lapshun-Golubev, Odessa 1987
Krichevsky-Golubev, Odessa Ch-Sf 1983

This collection at Chessgames.com

At this site: Selected Combinations

ONLINE ARTICLES, SELECTION

October 29, 2009

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Interview with Nigel Short (Chess-News.ru, November 2011)
When The Absurd Triumphs (ChessToday – ChessBase, 2011)
Chess celebrations in Odessa, September 2010 (ChessBase.com)
Chess celebrations in Odessa, September 2010 (ChessBase.de)
Efimenko vs Naiditsch 2010 (annotations at the official website)
Chess celebrations in Odessa, September 2009 (ChessBase.com)
Huge success of the Arcapita Open in Bahrain (ChessBase.com)
Ivanchuk vs Leko rapid, 2009 (photo report at ChessBase.de)
Aerosvit Foros 2008 (online comments at the tournament site)
Living Chess, Odessa-2007 (ChessBase.com)
Living Chess, Odessa-2007 (ChessBase.de)
Aerosvit Foros 2007 (online comments at the tournament site)
Topalov vs Kramnik 2006 notes (Chesspro)
Odessa-Istanbul Cruise Tournament (ChessBase.com)
Odessa-Istanbul Cruise Tournament (ChessBase.de)
Aerosvit Foros 2006 (online comments at the tournament site)
Kramnik vs Aronian 2006 (Turin Olympiad bulletin)
Mtel Masters 2006, Photo report (Chess-Players.org)
Vladimir Tukmakov turns sixty (Chess Today – ChessBase.com)
Euro Women’s Championship 2005 (Photo Report, ChessBase.de)
Interview with Hartmut Metz (Chess Today, 2004)
Chess in Belgium: Chess Today articles at schach.be (2002-2004)
ELDI Snelschaak Marathon (Chess Today, 2003)
Interview with Igor Glek (Chess Today, 2003)
Interview with Yasser Seirawan (Chess Today, 2003)
Problems in FIDE (January 2003; two articles in the pdf file)
Gruesse aus Odessa (KARLonline.org, 2002; in German)
Bethune FRA Open 2002 (Chess-Sector)
Toamna Albastra, Bucharest 2002 (Chess-Sector)
Interview with Rene Olthof (Chess Today, 2002)
Interview with Viorel Bologan (Chess Today, 2002)
Interview with Ruslan Ponomariov (Chess-Sector, 2002)
Interview with Andrei Volokitin (Chess-Sector, 2001)
Golubev-G.Szabo, Bucharest 2001 (British Chess Magazine)
A Sea of Benefit and an Ocean of Pleasure (Chess-Sector, 2000)
Interview with Viacheslav Eingorn (Kasparovchess.com, 2000)
Interview with Natalia Zhukova (Kasparovchess.com, 2000)
Rating of Internet Chess Resources (Chess-Sector, 1999)
Experimenting with the Dragon (1998)

ONLINE ARTICLES IN RUSSIAN, SELECTION

October 29, 2009

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Ushenina vs Hou Yifan: notes to all games (ChessPro, 2013)
Ukrainian Championship 2013 (ChessPro, June 2013)
The Hastings Dragon (ChessPro, January 2013)
Olympiad 2012 round reviews (ChessPro, August-September 2012)
The Ukrainian Question (Chess-News.ru, April 2012)
European Championship: Commenting on Twitter (March 2012)
Chebanenko Mem – Qualification (Chess-News.ru, February 2012)
On Slyusarchuk and Rybka (Chess-News.ru, 15 November 2011)
On GM Tony Miles (Chess-News.ru, 12 November 2011)
In Defence of European Cup (Chess-News.ru, 29 September 2011)
Internet blitz vs GM Chabanon (Chess-News.ru, 26 August 2011)
Was Botvinnik right? (Chess-News.ru, August 2011)
Will of Time (Komanda – Chess-News.ru, July 2011)
Staroindiystvo (ChessPro, March 2011)
Interview with Vasyl Ivanchuk (Komanda, 16 February 2011)
Ukrainian Championships 1992-2010 (Komanda, January 2011)
Unplayed world championship matches (Komanda, November 2010)
Shirov-Carlsen, Bilbao 2010 = 174 moves! (live notes at Chesspro)
Kramnik-Nakamura, Olympiad 2010 (live notes at Chesspro)
Efimenko vs Naiditsch 2010 (annotations at the official website)
Nisipeanu-Carlsen, Medias 2010 (Chesspro)
ACP World Cup 2010: overview (Chesspro)
IZ DUBLIA book presentation (Chesspro)
Anand-Topalov, Game 7, 2010 (live notes at Chesspro)
ACP World Cup 2009: overview (Chesspro)
Amber 2009 (express round reviews at Chesspro)
Anand vs Kramnik, Bonn 2008 (preview for Chesspro)
Karjakin vs Short, Kiev 2008 (photo report at Chesspro)
Chatting with Magnus Carlsen (Chesspro, 24 June 2008)
Aerosvit Foros 2008 (reports for Chesspro)
4th Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup, annotated games (Chesspro)
4th Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup, overview (Chesspro)
Baku 2008 – Dragon’s Rise (annotated game at Chesspro)
Amber 2008 (express round reviews at Chesspro)
Interview with Vishy Anand (ChessPro, 7 November 2007)
Living Chess, Odessa 2007 (Chesspro)
Kramnik-Anand, Mexico 2007 (live notes at Chesspro)
Interview with Vasyl Ivanchuk (Komanda, 2007)
Golubev-Kruppa, Kiev 1995 (Chesspro, 2007)
Aerosvit Foros 2007 (reports for Chesspro)
Linares 2007 (annotated games at Chesspro)
ACP World Cup 2007 (reports for Chesspro)
Odessa-Istanbul Cruise Tournament (Chesspro)
Pivdenny Bank Geller Memorial 2006 (overview at Chesspro)
Aerosvit Foros 2006 (reports for Chesspro)
Mtel Masters 2006 (reports for Chesspro)
Topalov vs Nisipeanu, Bucharest 2006 (reports for Chesspro)
Geller Memorial, Odessa 2005 (reports for Chesspro)
Russia vs The ROW: Online Diary (Chess-Sector, 2002)
Shirov-Golubev, Bundesliga 2002 (notes at Chess-Sector)

CHESS TODAY, SAMPLE PDF FILES 2001-2013

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ct-4696.pdf ACP Cup 2013: Jakovenko-Svidler
ct-4695.pdf ACP Cup 2013: Nepomniachtchi–Ponomariov
ct-4528.pdf Carlsen wins Candidates Tournament, London
ct-4406.pdf Stefanova-Ushenina, Women’s Wch Final, Game 4
ct-4252.pdf Golubev-Chernyshov, Odessa 2007 (June 2012)
ct-4238.pdf Analysis from the 1980s – updated (June 2012)
ct-4183.pdf The Velimirovic Attack
ct-4068.pdf December 28, 2011
ct-3880.pdf Moiseenko-Ponomariov, Ukrainian Championship 2011
ct-3852.pdf My 1000th issue of Chess Today, 26 May 2011
ct-3826.pdf Hra Stolittia Event in Kiev: When The Absurd Triumphs
ct-3679.pdf Bogdanovich vs Golubev, Podgaets Mem 2010
ct-3658.pdf Karjakin vs Kramnik, Tal Mem, annotated
ct-3629.pdf 2010 Grand Slam Final; Help Galina Shliahtich!
ct-3488.pdf 4th Rapid Chess World Cup, Odessa 2010
ct-3414.pdf Geller-85 simul; various world chess news
ct-3351.pdf Gelfand-Nakamura, World Team Ch 2010
ct-3315.pdf Podgaets Memorial Blitz 2009
ct-2766.pdf Pivdenny Cup 2008, two games versus Viktor Korchnoi
ct-2506.pdf Odessa Open Geller Memorial 2007
ct-2429.pdf The Foros Highlights
ct-2255.pdf ACP World Cup Special
ct-2000.pdf Whose Games did we Annotate?
ct-1927.pdf Aeroflot open 2006
ct-1873.pdf Bucharest; Starting Out: The Sicilian Dragon reviewed
ct-1665.pdf I turned 35
ct-1524.pdf Book Review: Play the Sicilian Dragon
ct-1361.pdf CD Review: B75-B79
ct-1194.pdf Golubev-Mantovani annotated
ct-0521.pdf Impressions of Chess Informant 83 EE
ct-0316.pdf Ukrainian Championship 2001 report

The first daily chess newspaper on the net, Chess Today, is copyright by GM Alexander Baburin; any reproduction of CT files without his consent is prohibited. Chess Today website is www.chesstoday.net


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