July 4, 2015
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Mikhail Golubev, chess grandmaster and journalist from Odessa, Ukraine. (Photo: Ukrainian Clubs Championship, Ilyichevsk 2015)
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December 4, 2014
Mikhail Golubev, chess grandmaster and journalist from Odessa, Ukraine.
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: 110th-120th in January 1994. Highest position among Ukrainians: 10th 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, 2014. Journalist for ChessPro.ru in 2004-2011, in 2012-2013. Co-author of 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, 2013-2015.
Wikipedia (in Ukrainian), 02 Dec 2014 – pdf
November 28, 2014
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