October 7, 2016
Starting from November 2009 mikhailgolubev.wordpress.com serves as my personal page. Here the basic information about my activities can be found; I am not planning to update this site often. Last edited: October 7, 2016.
Mikhail Golubev, chess grandmaster and journalist from Odessa, Ukraine. (Photo: Klubis Memorial, Odessa 2016)
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November 5, 2015
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 until 2014. 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, 2013-2016.
Wikipedia (in Ukrainian), 02 Dec 2014 – pdf
November 5, 2015
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