|Sep-29-04|| ||Morty: Rated the third best player in the United States according to fide.com |
|Dec-03-04|| ||admiralnemo: How old is this guy? Must be in his sixties, no? Still going strong, plays Nakamura today. |
|Dec-03-04|| ||acirce: He's actually even younger than Kasparov :-) Born 1965: http://www.fide.com/ratings/card.ph... |
|Oct-12-05|| ||thesonicvision: I see him all the time at tournaments
in Florida. He has a well-known
chess camp that has produced a few
|Oct-12-05|| ||refutor: i was reading http://www.chesscafe.com/misha/mish... and i found this interesting passage in regards to comments made by alexander goldin|
"MS: I remember I read an interview with GM Alex Goldin, where he said that a successful American player can make about $70,000 in a moderately successful year."
is that true? $70K is nothing to sneeze at
|Oct-12-05|| ||AlexanderMorphy: another player of the day i have never heard of!|
|Oct-12-05|| ||WannaBe: <refutor: ... is that true? $70K is nothing to sneeze at> I wonder if that's tournament winnings only, not counting if you write books (Eric Schiller) be a tournament arbitor (Eric Schiller) write articles/puzzles for papers (Nigel Short, Ray Keene, etc.) And participate in Geek Cruises (Susan Polgar)...|
|Oct-12-05|| ||AlexanderMorphy: He is curenly 40 years old(Check his bio) <admiralnemo>|
|Oct-12-05|| ||centercounter: GM Goldin is very talented apart from chess. He plays acoustic guitar and juggles very well. He is friends with a local chess store/school owner here in Orlando and comes to do simuls/lessons, as well as tournaments.|
|Nov-24-05|| ||WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of Alexander's quick wins: http://www.wtharvey.com/gold.html|
|Feb-27-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Alexander Goldin|
|Apr-28-06|| ||a30seclegend: Will be participating at the dayton chess club in ohio April 29th in the Midwest open team chess festival. <Deefree> since you live in columbus you should look into it not too far from where you are.|
|Aug-03-08|| ||myschkin: . . .
Interview with the 25 year old <Alexander Goldin> back in 1989 by
|Sep-09-08|| ||DarthStapler: I think I played this guy in an online simul in ICC once. He beat me.|
|Oct-09-08|| ||DarthStapler: Although I did manage to win a pawn early on|
|Jan-04-09|| ||WhiteRook48: that may have been a pawn gambit. I thought you never lost games.
Seems this guy liked looking for gold.|
|Feb-27-11|| ||wordfunph: 1996 World Open Goldin-Yermolinsky 5 Minutes Playoff Game: |
In the middle of the game, a table holding many spectators collapsed and people fell over each other like logs! The game went on as if nothing happened..
though i couldn't find the game here in CG..
|Jun-04-11|| ||chancho: http://kcachess.webs.com/Goldin.jpg|
|Jun-04-11|| ||Check It Out: <wordfunph> You are amazing...where do you come of with these tidbits??|
|Feb-27-12|| ||wordfunph: <CIO> mostly from chess magazines and books.|
"In Russia and continental Europe, a Grandmaster feels he's on top of the chess pyramid. Here in US, everyone asks me for autographs, but no one provides a hotel room or spending
- GM Alexander Goldin
happy birthday GM Goldin!