Inernational Master (2002); Grandmaster (2005).
Oleksienko won his three GM norms at the Vasylyshyn Memorial Tournament (2004) in Ukraine, the Cappelle la Grande (2005) in France, and at the InAUTOmarket Open (2005) in Minsk, Belarus.
<2004> 2nd place with 11.5/15 at the Vasylyshyn Memorial
<2005> 1st place at the Summer Open in Olomouc in 2005, 5th place with 7/9 at the Cappelle la Grande international tournament in France and 4-15th place with 6.5/9 in the InAUTOmarket International Open
<2006> 1st place with 7.5/9 at the Breizh Masters (France), 2nd at the 2006 Pardubice Open and 1st in the Instalplast Tournament 2006 (in Ukraine)
<2007> 1st at the 2007 Breizh Masters (France), 6th place with 7/9 at the Pardubice Open (Czech Republic) and =1st in the 2007 Vasylyshyn Memorial (Ukraine)
<2009> =1st in the 80th Jubilee of Viktor Kart (Ukraine) and 2nd-3rd with 8/12 in the First Saturday (Hungary)
<2010> =1st at Pamplona in 2010, =1st at the XII Open International de Sautron (France)
<2012> Winner with 7.5/9 at the XII Open International de Sautron (France)
<2013> =1st (2nd on tiebreak) at the 2013 Pardubice Open, 2nd at the Reykjavik Chess Club International, =1st at the 20th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival (UAE) and =1st with 7/9 in the ZMDI open in Dresden.
<2014> He placed =1st with 7/9 at the Bronstein Memorial (2014), ultimately placing 3rd on tiebreak behind Baadur Jobava and Sergey Fedorchuk.
<2015> First at the 8th Annual K. Asrian Memorial in 2015 with 8/11 on tiebreak ahead of Anton Korobov and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan.
He won the Ukrainian Rapid Chess Championship staged in Lviv in 2014 with 8.5/11.
Oleksienko has been rated above 2600 since September 2013.
References and Sources
http://www.grandcoach.com/en/studen...; Wikipedia article: Mikhailo Oleksienko
Last updated 16 July 2015