Vitali Golod

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Vitali Golod
Vitali Golod.jpg
Full nameВиталий Голод
Country Israel
Born (1971-06-23) June 23, 1971 (age 47)
Soviet Union
FIDE rating2503 (May 2019)
(No. 189 on the July 2009 FIDE ratings list)
Peak rating2606 (April 2008)

Vitali Golod (born 23 June 1971) is a Soviet–Israeli chess grandmaster.

As of April 2007, his Elo rating was 2597, making him the # 7 player in Israel and the 152nd-highest rated player in the world. It is his peak rating so far.

Chess career[edit]

In 1988, he tied for 13-14th in Kharkov (UKR-ch).

Golod was Ukrainian Champion in 1991. He then moved to Israel.

In 2002, he tied for 6-8th in Tel Aviv (ISR-ch; Ilya Smirin, Boris Avrukh, and Zvulun Gofshtein won).

In 2004, he tied for 1st-2nd with Sergei Erenburg in Ramat Aviv (ISR-ch). He also won in Santa Monica.

In 2005, he took 7th in Montreal (Victor Mikhalevski won).[1]

In 2006, he won in Schaumburg (GM-B section),[2] and shared 3rd at the Monarch Isle of Man International (behind Alexander Areshchenko and Segey Volkov).[3]

In 2007, he tied for 1st-6th with Mateusz Bartel, Zahar Efimenko, Yuri Yakovich, Michael Roiz and Mikhail Kobalia in the 16th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man International tournament.[4]

In 2010, he tied for 1st-4th with grandmasters Maxim Turov, Sergei Zhigalko and Rinat Jumabayev in the IV International Georgy Agzamov Memorial.[5]

In 2010, he tied for 1st-7th with grandmasters Alexander Riazantsev, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Leonid Kritz, Sébastien Feller, Christian Bauer, Sébastien Mazé in the 43rd Biel MTO.

In 2010 Israeli Champion.


  1. ^ The Week in Chess 561
  2. ^ The Week in Chess 598
  3. ^ The Week in Chess -
  4. ^ Crowther, Mark (2007-10-01). "TWIC 673: 16th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man". London Chess Center. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  5. ^ Begmatov, Jamshid (2010-04-12). "IV International Georgy Agzamov Memorial". ChessBase. Retrieved 12 April 2010.

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