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Igor Goldenberg
Number of games in database: 61
Years covered: 2005 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2340 (2351 rapid, 2293 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2410

Overall record: +20 -10 =12 (61.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 19 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Semi-Slav (9) 
    D47 D45 D43
 English (5) 
    A13 A17 A16 A15
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B22 B60 B83 B89 B56
 Slav (7) 
    D18 D11 D10 D17 D13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Goldenberg vs E Schon, 2009 1-0
   I Goldenberg vs C Castellano, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Australian Championship 2005/06 (2005)
   2nd Queenstown Chess Classic (2009)
   Malaysian Open (2008)

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(born Jan-15-1969, 53 years old) Australia

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He is an IM. After an 18 year lay off from chess, Igor Goldenberg made his comeback in 2006, immediately winning Canberra's Easter weekend tournament, the Doeberl Cup, ahead of GM Ian Rogers. Later that year he won the Victorian Championship scoring 8/11, and repeated that feat in 2007, albeit as co-champion with IM Mirko Rujevic, and as outright winner in 2008. In November 2006, he came =2nd (4th on count back) at the Elwood Bendigo Bank Championship alongside GM Darryl K Johansen and IM Stephen John Solomon with 5.5/7, half a point behind Zhigen Wilson Lin. In 2007, he came 2nd at the Oceania Open Zonal Chess Championships behind GM Zhao Zong-Yuan and won the Dandenong Autumn Open with 6.5/7. In 2008 he took out the Victorian Open and the Dandenong Autumn Open. In 2009, he tied the Ballarat Begonia Open 6/7, alongside Erik O M C Teichmann. He scored 6.5/10 at the 2009 Queenstown Chess Classic, which in conjunction with his 2007 Oceania Zonal result, was enough to earn him his IM title. He placed 3rd in the 2011 George Trundle Masters held in Auckland, New Zealand.

Goldenberg's peak rating was 2411 in April 2009.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 61  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Obst vs I Goldenberg  1-0562005Australian Championship 2005/06B53 Sicilian
2. I Goldenberg vs S Booth  1-0392005Australian Championship 2005/06D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. J Lakner vs I Goldenberg  0-1412005Australian Championship 2005/06B58 Sicilian
4. I Goldenberg vs I Bjelobrk  0-1872005Australian Championship 2005/06A40 Queen's Pawn Game
5. D K Johansen vs I Goldenberg  1-0342006Australian Championship 2005/06D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. I Goldenberg vs M Ly  ½-½612006Australian Championship 2005/06E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. A Bird vs I Goldenberg  0-1552006Australian Championship 2005/06A15 English
8. I Goldenberg vs J Humphrey  1-0442006Australian Championship 2005/06D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. G Xie vs I Goldenberg  ½-½662006Australian Championship 2005/06B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
10. I Goldenberg vs S J Solomon  ½-½762006Australian Championship 2005/06D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. D Smerdon vs I Goldenberg  0-1422006Australian Championship 2005/06B22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. H van Riemsdijk vs I Goldenberg  1-0392008Australian ChB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
13. I Goldenberg vs Lim Kian Hwa  ½-½302008Malaysian OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. A Ismail vs I Goldenberg  0-1722008Malaysian OpenA04 Reti Opening
15. I Goldenberg vs C Castellano 1-0352008Malaysian OpenA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
16. I Goldenberg vs O Dimakiling  ½-½422008Malaysian OpenA17 English
17. Li Shilong vs I Goldenberg  1-0412008Malaysian OpenD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. J C Sadorra vs I Goldenberg  ½-½292008Malaysian OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. I Goldenberg vs Lim Yee Weng  0-1532008Malaysian OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. I Goldenberg vs C Wallis  1-0362008Malaysian OpenA13 English
21. R Nanjo vs I Goldenberg  0-1382008Malaysian OpenE83 King's Indian, Samisch
22. S Phadke vs I Goldenberg  0-1242008Malaysian OpenB89 Sicilian
23. J Gonzalez Garcia vs I Goldenberg  0-1412008MindsportsD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. R Liiva vs I Goldenberg  1-0742008MindsportsB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. I Goldenberg vs K Mekhitarian  0-1512008MindsportsA37 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 61  PGN Download
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