Mikhail Golubev

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Mikhail Golubev
Golubev Mikhail.jpg
Full name Михаил Голубев
Country  Ukraine
Born (1970-05-30) May 30, 1970 (age 46)
Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2476 (May 2017)
Peak rating 2570 (January 1995)

Mikhail Golubev (born 30 May 1970, Odessa) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster (1996), journalist and author.

Chess career[edit]

He played several times in Ukrainian Chess Championship, and shared first place (with Valery Neverov) at Yalta 1996 (declared winner on better tie-breaks). In 2008, he won the Odessa Region Open Championship.[1]

Other successful performances include first place at Karviná 1992-93, first at Bucharest 2002, and first at Béthune 2002.[2]

Chess strength[edit]

According to the website Chessmetrics, at his peak in January 1995 Golubev's play was equivalent to a rating of 2598, and he was ranked number 151 in the world. His best single performance was at Biel open, 1995, where he scored 4 of 6 possible points (67%) against 2605-rated opposition, for a performance rating of 2643.[3]

According to the database Mega Database 2009, his best performances were Bethune 2002 (6,5 points on 7 possible and a 2768 performance), Karvina 1992–93 (8 points on 9 possible and a 2691 performance), Yalta 1996 (8,5 points on 11 possible and a 2663 performance) and Berlin 1993 (7 points on 9 possible and a 2662 performance).

In the November 2009 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2492, making him Ukraine's number 71.

Notable games[edit]




  1. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-04-28). "TWIC 703: Odessa Region Open Championship". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Шахова Україна (in Russian). ChessPage.Kiev.ua. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  3. ^ Sonas, Jeff. "Event Details: Biel op, 1995". ChessMetrics. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 

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