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Vitali Golod
V Golod 

Number of games in database: 1,551
Years covered: 1984 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2499 (2472 rapid, 2590 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2606
Overall record: +655 -193 =680 (65.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 23 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (113) 
    E32 E34 E36 E38 E37
 King's Indian (107) 
    E97 E94 E92 E60 E77
 Slav (73) 
    D12 D11 D15 D19 D17
 Queen's Gambit Declined (52) 
    D37 D35 D31 D38 D30
 Modern Benoni (50) 
    A58 A57 A56 A65 A67
 Semi-Slav (48) 
    D45 D47 D49 D46 D43
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (147) 
    B32 B30 B40 B81 B22
 Ruy Lopez (116) 
    C77 C80 C69 C99 C95
 King's Indian (71) 
    E60 E92 E81 E97 E94
 Grunfeld (51) 
    D85 D79 D86 D78 D70
 Queen's Pawn Game (46) 
    D02 A45 E00 E10 D00
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (38) 
    C99 C95 C97 C91 C87
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Ciuksyte vs V Golod, 2003 0-1
   T Taylor vs V Golod, 2006 0-1
   V Golod vs S Martinovic, 2000 1-0
   V Golod vs Zilberman, 1999 1/2-1/2
   V Golod vs A Kozirev, 1993 1-0
   V Golod vs Tyomkin, 2004 1-0
   I Sokolov vs V Golod, 2009 0-1
   V Golod vs S Meenakshi, 2006 1-0
   V Golod vs M Luch, 2011 1-0
   V Golod vs R N Vasiliev, 1993 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Ukrainian Championship (1991)
   Ufa (1993)
   Israeli Championship (2004)
   Spring North American FIDE Invitational (2006)
   European Club Cup (2004)
   Isle of Man Masters (2007)
   Vienna Open (1998)
   Aosta Open (2004)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
   Gibraltar Masters (2009)
   Karpos Open (2013)
   Karpos Open (2014)
   Bad Wiessee Open (2003)
   Berliner Sommer (1994)
   European Championship (2014)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   TheSlab's favorite games by TheSlab

   🏆 ISR-chT
   E Deutsch vs V Golod (May-03-23) 1/2-1/2
   I Karp vs V Golod (Feb-11-23) 0-1
   V Golod vs Mark Liubarov (Feb-04-23) 1/2-1/2
   V Golod vs O Kobo (Jan-21-23) 1/2-1/2
   V Golod vs A Mindlin (Jan-21-23) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-23-1971, 52 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Israel)

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Vitali Matveyevich Golod is a Grandmaster who was born in Lviv (Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union). He was Ukrainian champion in 1991 and Israeli champion in 2010.

Wikipedia article: Vitali Golod

Last updated: 2023-01-13 20:40:32

 page 1 of 63; games 1-25 of 1,560  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Golubev vs V Golod 1-0151984Novaya KachovkaB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
2. V Golod vs A Maksimenko  0-1401986USSR Junior ChampionshipA80 Dutch
3. Golubev vs V Golod  0-1371987Lutsk ch-UKR jrB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. V Neverov vs V Golod  0-1341988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. V Golod vs M Brodsky  ½-½191988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
6. D Brianski vs V Golod  0-1331988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)A80 Dutch
7. L Shmuter vs V Golod  1-0501988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
8. Y Kruppa vs V Golod  1-0711988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
9. V Pesotskyi vs V Golod  1-0381988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)B83 Sicilian
10. A Frolov vs V Golod  ½-½351988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
11. V Zvonitsky vs V Golod  ½-½231988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. A Nosenko vs V Golod  1-0611988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)A87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
13. V Golod vs D Berkovich  0-1371988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)A80 Dutch
14. V Golod vs V Sergeev  ½-½241988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)B15 Caro-Kann
15. V Golod vs A Kaspi  ½-½151988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)A37 English, Symmetrical
16. V Golod vs I Khmelnitsky  ½-½801988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. V Golod vs B Alterman  ½-½461988Ukrainian Championship (Young Masters)E12 Queen's Indian
18. Tiviakov vs V Golod  1-0351989URS-ch U18B10 Caro-Kann
19. V Golod vs P Ljangov  ½-½201989Bankia opE12 Queen's Indian
20. V Golod vs Shulman  1-0281989Bankya OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
21. A Cherepkov vs V Golod  0-1331990URS-chT ArmyE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
22. V Golod vs V Bendersky  1-0431990URS-chT ArmyA58 Benko Gambit
23. V Golod vs S Makarichev  ½-½221990URS-chT ArmyE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
24. L Totsky vs V Golod  1-0481990URSC55 Two Knights Defense
25. V Golod vs V Moskalenko  0-1701990URS Army-chTE97 King's Indian
 page 1 of 63; games 1-25 of 1,560  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-09-04  shr0pshire: I was looking at the world open results, and it says Golod is rated 2788 USCF!?!. Clearly I thought this could not be, so I went and checked on and at 12-03 his rating was 2612 USCF. In less than three months later 02-04 he had a rating of 2788 USCF.

Does anyone know anything about this?

I checked his fide rating, and it is only 2538. How did his USCF rating get to be 250 points higher than his fide rating so quickly?

Jul-09-04  AgentRgent: Because his rating is still provisional...
Jul-09-04  shr0pshire: Okay thanks. That makes sense.
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  Sneaky: I don't know if they still do it this way, but when I signed up the provisional rating was calculated by making a list of the first 20 rated people you played. You added 400 points to every rating that you beat, and you subtract 400 points from every rating that beat you. Then you take the average and that's your intiial rating.

I could easily see a GM getting 2800+ in the USCF system if he got off to a good start.

Jan-30-06  BIDMONFA: Vitali Golod

GOLOD, Vitali

Jan-30-06  whatthefat: vitaligolod, golodvitaligolod, vitali. Golod?
Oct-17-06  Albertan: Golod was awarded the prize for playing the most brilliant game at the Men's European Club Cup. Here is the game in pgn format:

[Event "ECU Club Cup 2006"]
[Site "Feugen"]
[Date "2006.10.11"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Golod, Vitali"]
[Black "Akopian, Vladimir"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteELO "2576"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackELO "2713"]
[BlackTitle "GM"]
[Source "MonRoi"]

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 Bf5 5.Nc3 e6 6.Nh4 Bg6 7.Nxg6 hxg6 8.g3 Nbd7 9.Bg2 dxc4 10.Qe2 Bd6 11.Qxc4 O-O 12.O-O e5 13.Rd1 Qe7 14.Qb3 Rab8 15.d5 Nc5 16.Qc2 cxd5 17.Nxd5 Nxd5 18.Rxd5 e4 19.Bd2 f5 20.Bb4 b6 21.Rad1 Rbd8 22.R1d4 Kh7 23.Qd1 Bc7 24.Bf1 Rxd5 25.Rxd5 Rd8 26.Bc4 Rxd5 27.Qxd5 Qd8 28.Qf7 Be5 29.Kg2 Bxb2 30.h4 Kh6 31.Bxc5 bxc5 32.Qxa7 g5 33.Qxc5 g6 34.hxg5 Kxg5 35.a4 Bc3 36.Bd5 Be1 37.Kf1 Bb4 38.Qxb4 Qxd5 39.Qd4 Qa8 40.Kg2 Kh6 41.a5 Kh7 42.Qb6 Qd5
43.a6 Qd1 44.Qc7 Kg8 45.Qf4 1-0

Jan-31-09  WhiteRook48: and that is one weird name. No arguments there
Jan-31-09  whiteshark: oh my golod
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  Tabanus: 4th in Agzamov Memorial (UZB) 23-31 March 2010:

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  Tabanus: 6th place in Biel Masters (Switzerland) 17-30 July 2010:

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  Penguincw: Not his birthday, but congratz for POTD.
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  ketchuplover: Rachel Gologorsky is a FIDE master apparently

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