Happy Birthday Mikhail Ulibin

Happy Birthday Mikhail Ulibin

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There are five Grandmasters who were born on "This Day in Chess History:"

  1. Mikhail Ulibin of Russia, born 1971 GM 1991.
  2. Ni Hua of China, born 1983, GM 2002.
  3. David Arutinian of Georgia, born 1984, GM 2006.
  4. Jan Bernášek of the Czech Republic, born 1986, GM 2013.
  5. Dariusz Świercz of Poland, born 1994, GM 2009

Mikhail Ulibin (RussianМихаил Улыбин) played in the Soviet Union Junior Chess Championships of 1984,1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988 (tying for 1st with Gata Kamsky). He was the silver medalist in the World Junior Chess Championship of 1991. In 1994, he finished second behind Peter Svidler in the Russian championship at Elista. He won the 10th Monarch Assurance Internation Chess Tournament on the Isle of Man in 2001 with 6½/9 points. In 2002, he won the Masters tournament of the 12th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival with 6½/9 points. Ulibin came first in the Masters Open Tournament in Biel 2007 and in the Zagreb Open in 2010. In 2011, he won the Central Serbia Championship in Paraćin; and came first at Winterthur.