|Full name||Михаил Голубев|
|Born|| May 30, 1970
Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Peak rating||2570 (January 1995)|
Mikhail Golubev (born 30 May 1970, Odessa) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster (1996), journalist and author.
He played several times in Ukrainian Chess Championship, and shared first place (with Valery Neverov) at Yalta 1996 (declared winner on better tie-breaks). In 2008, he won the Odessa Region Open Championship.
Other successful performances include first place at Karviná 1992-93, first at Bucharest 2002, and first at Béthune 2002.
According to the website Chessmetrics, at his peak in January 1995 Golubev's play was equivalent to a rating of 2598, and he was ranked number 151 in the world. His best single performance was at Biel open, 1995, where he scored 4 of 6 possible points (67%) against 2605-rated opposition, for a performance rating of 2643.
According to the database Mega Database 2009, his best performances were Bethune 2002 (6,5 points on 7 possible and a 2768 performance), Karvina 1992-93 (8 points on 9 possible and a 2691 performance), Yalta 1996 (8,5 points on 11 possible and a 2663 performance) and Berlin 1993 (7 points on 9 possible and a 2662 performance).
In the November 2009 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2492, making him Ukraine's number 71.