Mikhail Kobalia is a 32 year old chess Grandmaster from Russia. He was born on May 3, 1978. His FIDE rating is 2648 as on May 2010 and Peak rating is 2656 as on October 2003.
Kobalia won the under 16 European Youth Chess Championship in 1994 and became Grandmaster in 1997. He came 1st in the Masters Open Tournament in 2005 in Biel. He tied for the 1st-6th position in 2007 in the sixteenth Monarch Assurance Isle of Man International tournament, and tied for the 9th-11th position in 2009 in the European Individual Chess Championship held in Budva.