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Alexander Goloshchapov

Full name Олександр Голощапов
Country Ukraine
Born 25 January 1978 (age 37)
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2588 (July 2013)

Alexander Goloshchapov (born 25 January 1978) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster (1999) and FIDE Senior Trainer (2015).

In 2001 he tied for 1st-3rd with Alexander Riazantsev and Teimour Radjabov in the Alushta Spring tournament. In 2002 Goloshchapov won the Dubai Open. In 2004, came 4th in the 73rd Ukrainian Chess Championship. He tied for 2nd-7th with Friso Nijboer, Eduardas Rozentalis, Michail Brodsky, Erwin L'Ami and Ian Rogers in the Essent Open 2005. In 2006, he tied for 2nd-9th with Vugar Gashimov, Sergei Azarov, Yuri Drozdovskij, Sergey Grigoriants, Krishnan Sasikiran, Vladimir Burmakin and Marcin Szelag in the Cappelle-la-Grande Open tournament.