Number of games in database: 457
Years covered: 1984 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2499 (2472 rapid, 2590 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2606
Overall record: +175 -59 =210 (63.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
13 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
D Ciuksyte vs Golod, 2003 0-1
T Taylor vs Golod, 2006 0-1
Golod vs S Martinovic, 2000 1-0
I Sokolov vs Golod, 2009 0-1
Golod vs A Kozirev, 1993 1-0
Golod vs M Luch, 2011 1-0
Golod vs R N Vasiliev, 1993 1/2-1/2
Golod vs Tyomkin, 2004 1-0
Golod vs S Meenakshi, 2006 1-0
I Sidorenko vs Golod, 2004 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
European Club Cup (2004)
Israeli Championship (2004)
Aosta op 12th (2004)
Isle of Man Masters (2007)
Spring North American FIDE Invitational (2006)
National Open (2006)
Cappelle la Grande (2007)
European Club Cup (2005)
Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
Gibraltar Masters (2009)
Bad Wiessee (2003)
Berliner Sommer 12th (1994)
European Championship (2001)
European Championship (2014)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
TheSlab's favorite games by TheSlab
T Baron vs Golod (Dec-13-16) 1/2-1/2
Golod vs A Boruchovsky (Dec-12-16) 1/2-1/2
Saar Drori vs Golod (Dec-11-16) 0-1
Golod vs O Reshef (Dec-10-16) 1/2-1/2
E Zanan vs Golod (Dec-09-16) 0-1
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Last updated: 2020-12-02 13:50:16
(born Jun-23-1971, 50 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
| page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 494
|1. Golubev vs Golod
||1-0||15||1984||Novaya Kachovka||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
|2. Golubev vs Golod
|| ||0-1||37||1987||Lutsk ch-UKR jr||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|3. Golod vs Brodsky
|| ||½-½||19||1988||UKR-ch||A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation|
|4. Golod vs Khmelnitsky
|| ||½-½||80||1988||Ch Ukraine||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|5. Y Kruppa vs Golod
|| ||1-0||71||1988||UKR-ch||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|6. Golod vs Shulman
|| ||1-0||28||1989||Bankia op||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|7. Totsky vs Golod
|| ||1-0||48||1990||Ch Armed Forces||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|8. Totsky vs Golod
|| ||1-0||54||1991||Moscow6||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|9. Golod vs Suba
|| ||½-½||44||1992||Olanesti 56/241||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|10. Golod vs M Kazakov
|| ||1-0||43||1992||Bucharest2||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|11. V Malaniuk vs Golod
|| ||1-0||37||1992||Forli op||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|12. I Ivanov vs Golod
|| ||0-1||60||1992||Forli op||E92 King's Indian|
|13. O Cvitan vs Golod
|| ||½-½||24||1992||Forli||E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line|
|14. J Lechtynsky vs Golod
|| ||1-0||58||1993||Ceske Budejovice op||A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6|
|15. Golod vs Y Kruppa
|| ||0-1||43||1993||Minsk||E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System|
|16. V Yandemirov vs Golod
|| ||½-½||27||1993||Ufa||B40 Sicilian|
|17. Annakov vs Golod
|| ||0-1||35||1993||Ufa||E93 King's Indian, Petrosian System|
|18. Golod vs A Kozirev
||1-0||101||1993||Ufa||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|19. Fedorov vs Golod
|| ||0-1||41||1993||Ufa||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|20. Golod vs D Berkovich
|| ||½-½||21||1993||Ufa||B53 Sicilian|
|21. Golod vs A Potapov
|| ||½-½||23||1993||Ufa||C45 Scotch Game|
|22. Golod vs Kalegin
|| ||1-0||47||1993||Ufa||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|23. Golod vs Suetin
|| ||1-0||29||1993||Minsk||A57 Benko Gambit|
|24. Golod vs R N Vasiliev
|| ||½-½||62||1993||Ufa||D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|25. I Stohl vs Golod
|| ||½-½||15||1993||Mlada Boleslav||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 494
|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 USchess.org 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... http://www.uschess.org/msa/MbrDtlTn... |
|Jul-09-04|| ||shr0pshire: Okay thanks. That makes sense. |
|Jul-09-04|| ||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
|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"]
[White "Golod, Vitali"]
[Black "Akopian, Vladimir"]
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|
|Apr-12-10|| ||Tabanus: 4th in Agzamov Memorial (UZB) 23-31 March 2010:
|Jul-31-10|| ||Tabanus: 6th place in Biel Masters (Switzerland) 17-30 July 2010:|
|Jan-31-12|| ||Penguincw: Not his birthday, but congratz for POTD.|
|Jul-28-14|| ||ketchuplover: Rachel Gologorsky is a FIDE master apparently|
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