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Valentina Golubenko
Number of games in database: 200
Years covered: 1997 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2209 (2195 rapid, 2164 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2316
Overall record: +77 -75 =48 (50.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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Most played openings
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (9 games)
D02 Queen's Pawn Game (8 games)
A15 English (6 games)
E60 King's Indian Defense (5 games)
A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4 (5 games)
A57 Benko Gambit (5 games)
E11 Bogo-Indian Defense (4 games)
D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (4 games)
D76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6 (4 games)
C12 French, McCutcheon (4 games)

   🏆 European Team Championship (Women)
   M Stojkovska vs V Golubenko (Nov-02-19) 1/2-1/2
   V Golubenko vs J Worek (Nov-01-19) 0-1
   P Cramling vs V Golubenko (Oct-28-19) 1-0
   V Golubenko vs D Reizniece-Ozola (Oct-27-19) 0-1
   Lile Koridze vs V Golubenko (Oct-26-19) 1-0

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(born Jul-29-1990, 32 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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WGM Valentina Golubenko plays for Croatia and won the Girls U18 World Youth Chess Championship in 2008. Croatian champion (w) in 2014.

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 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 200  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Golubenko vs J Zawadzka  0-1171997EU-ch U10 GirlsB56 Sicilian
2. Vachier-Lagrave vs V Golubenko 0-1371999Wch U10B30 Sicilian
3. V Golubenko vs N Darbinyan  1-0612001EYCC G12A44 Old Benoni Defense
4. V Golubenko vs N Kharmunova  1-0582001EYCC G12A90 Dutch
5. V Golubenko vs E Kachkina 1-0842003RUS-Cup 300 years (Women)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. Khismatullin vs V Golubenko  1-0242004Chigorin mem 12thA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
7. V Golubenko vs P Cramling  0-1312005Keres mem rap (Women)D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
8. T Stepovaia vs V Golubenko  1-0362005European Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
9. V Golubenko vs G Olarasu  ½-½602005European Championship (Women)D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. I Zakurdjaeva vs V Golubenko  1-0342005European Championship (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. M Calzetta vs V Golubenko  1-0312005European Championship (Women)B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. K Cyfka vs V Golubenko  1-0222005European Championship (Women)C34 King's Gambit Accepted
13. L Ptacnikova vs V Golubenko  1-0692005European Championship (Women)A15 English
14. A Savina vs V Golubenko  0-1442005Bykova mem-CA57 Benko Gambit
15. K Odnorozhenko vs V Golubenko 0-1262006KarkovA57 Benko Gambit
16. Pokorna vs V Golubenko  0-1682006WGM Mediterranean FlowerB83 Sicilian
17. V Golubenko vs I Ionica  ½-½612006WGM Mediterranean FlowerA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
18. B Franciskovic vs V Golubenko  0-1772006WGM Mediterranean FlowerA20 English
19. V Golubenko vs I Gromova 1-0432006WGM Mediterranean FlowerD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
20. M Medic vs V Golubenko  ½-½552006WGM Mediterranean FlowerA58 Benko Gambit
21. J Krivec vs V Golubenko 0-1202006WGM Mediterranean FlowerB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
22. V Golubenko vs A Corke  1-0402006WGM Mediterranean FlowerD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
23. R Sargac vs V Golubenko  ½-½382006WGM Mediterranean FlowerA58 Benko Gambit
24. V Golubenko vs I Sudakova  0-1552006WGM Mediterranean FlowerD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. V Golubenko vs M Socko  ½-½642007European Championship (Women)E12 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-03-06  Karpova: here is a nice article on her life and career:
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  WTHarvey: Valentina is now a WGM. Here's a little collection of puzzles from her games:
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  whiteshark: Valentina Golubenko in snowy Vladimir:

Oct-30-08  sonia91: The new U18 girls world champion, Congratulations!
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  whiteshark: Bio + background:
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  whiteshark: Here is a more recent picture of her:
Jun-10-12  ketchuplover: May your mother rest peacefully.
Jun-11-12  wordfunph: rest in peace, Anastasia Golubenko..

Jan-24-14  BIDMONFA: Valentina Golubenko

GOLUBENKO, Valentina

Feb-14-20  Momentum Man: She should have had today’s game of the day, with the title “Valentina’s Day “
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  MissScarlett: Get lost. This was always Cecil Valentine De Vere day.
Feb-14-20  Nosnibor: <MissScarlett> Believe it or not I agree with you!

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