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Mikhailo Oleksienko
M Oleksienko 
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Number of games in database: 334
Years covered: 1998 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2585 (2529 rapid, 2533 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2643

Overall record: +127 -59 =140 (60.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (65) 
    B47 B32 B56 B92 B90
 Ruy Lopez (27) 
    C67 C69 C65 C68 C95
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B92 B90 B96 B91
 French Defense (13) 
    C07 C05 C04 C03 C09
 French Tarrasch (12) 
    C07 C05 C04 C09 C03
 Caro-Kann (11) 
    B12 B15
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (42) 
    B42 B33 B40 B51 B31
 Slav (21) 
    D10 D17 D19 D11 D12
 Modern Benoni (15) 
    A65 A70 A58 A79 A62
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E46 E39 E32 E21 E53
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C65 C63 C67 C78
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43 B41
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Fedorchuk vs M Oleksienko, 2004 0-1
   M Oleksienko vs N Grandelius, 2009 1-0
   I Saric vs M Oleksienko, 2014 0-1
   M Oleksienko vs Kuzubov, 2005 1-0
   J Tihonov vs M Oleksienko, 2017 0-1
   M Oleksienko vs Tiviakov, 2014 1-0
   I Saeed vs M Oleksienko, 2017 1/2-1/2
   M Oleksienko vs Fier, 2017 1/2-1/2
   S Vysochin vs M Oleksienko, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Stany vs M Oleksienko, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Pardubice Open-A (2006)
   Dubai Open (2017)
   Kolkata Open (2012)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2006)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2009)
   European Championship (2014)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2017)
   Dubai Open (2018)
   European Championship (2016)

   🏆 Bundesliga 2019/20
   Vachier-Lagrave vs M Oleksienko (Oct-17-21) 1-0
   M Oleksienko vs Kamsky (Oct-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Inarkiev vs M Oleksienko (Oct-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   Nisipeanu vs M Oleksienko (Oct-15-21) 1/2-1/2
   M Oleksienko vs K Piorun (Oct-15-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-30-1986, 36 years old) Ukraine

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International Master (2002); Grandmaster (2005); FIDE Trainer (2015). Ukrainian Champion in 2016.

Grandmaster norms

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 Aleksandrovich 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; Wikipedia article: Mikhailo Oleksienko

Last updated: 2019-04-18 03:24:49

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 338  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Oleksienko vs A Volokitin  0-1361998UKR-ch U12B32 Sicilian
2. D Kedyk vs M Oleksienko  0-1382001UKR tt U18 3rdB42 Sicilian, Kan
3. M Oleksienko vs I Smirnov  1-0352002UKR-ch U16C42 Petrov Defense
4. M Oleksienko vs D Shmelov  1-0542003UKR-ch sf U18B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. D Rogozenco vs M Oleksienko  ½-½452004Ciocaltea memA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
6. Eljanov vs M Oleksienko ½-½382004Ukrainian ChampionshipA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
7. M Oleksienko vs Eljanov  ½-½442004Ukrainian ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
8. Fedorchuk vs M Oleksienko 0-1262004Ukrainian ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
9. M Oleksienko vs Fedorchuk  ½-½502004Ukrainian ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. M Oleksienko vs A Korobov  0-1432004Ukrainian ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
11. A Korobov vs M Oleksienko  1-0462004Ukrainian ChampionshipA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
12. M Oleksienko vs V Malakhatko  1-0452005Cappelle op 21stC07 French, Tarrasch
13. M Oleksienko vs Kuzubov 1-0362005Ukrainian U20 ChampionshipB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. S Azarov vs M Oleksienko  ½-½392005Czech OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. M Oleksienko vs B Savchenko  1-0582005Czech OpenB32 Sicilian
16. A Kovalev vs M Oleksienko 1-0412005Czech OpenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
17. A Vovk vs M Oleksienko  ½-½462006UKR-ch U20B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. M Oleksienko vs N Giffard  1-0222006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
19. P Petitcunot vs M Oleksienko  0-1552006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenB40 Sicilian
20. M Oleksienko vs K Spraggett  1-0342006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. A Moiseenko vs M Oleksienko 1-0372006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
22. M Oleksienko vs S Medghoul  1-0582006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
23. M Oleksienko vs I Porat  ½-½452006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. V Colin vs M Oleksienko  0-1282006Cappelle-la-Grande OpenE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
25. M Oleksienko vs A Vovk  1-0492006Evpatoria tt U20B33 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-13-07  wallytherhino: with the Sicilian Dragon get guy has 3 wins and one draw. I guess he pulls this opening out when he needs some strong play to get past a dangerous opponent.
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  whiteshark: Ukranian GM
Born 1986.09.30

Feb-07-08  BIDMONFA: Mikhailo Oleksienko


Feb-10-10  chessfootball: please visit Mikhailo homepage
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Biographies: (in English) (in Polish)

2nd in San Juan Open (Spain) 26 July - 1 August 2010:

Jan-14-11  althus:

Maybe he started the habit of showing up at tournaments wearing Ukie national shirt... First him, then Ivanchuk at the Olympiad!

Oct-20-13  chessfootball: His best games with comments
Nov-29-13  Jigsaw42: A great commentator.
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  Penguincw: Congrats to Mikhailo Oleksienko for winning the K. Asrian Memorial with 7/9 (+6,-0,=2) ahead of Anton Korobov and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan on tiebreaks.
Jan-28-17  sonia91: He won the Ukrainian championship in December 2016:
Apr-17-19  dmcfadden: I love his youtube channel. His videos are super-instructive and interesting. Everything he posts is a must watch for me.

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