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IM Tihomir Yanev

Thumbnail photo of Tihomir Yanev      Tihomir Yanev is a Bulgarian chess player, born in 1991. He is a FIDE master since 2012 and an international master since 2013. At present, his FIDE Elo rating is 2424 (November 2014).

IM Yanev has taken part in various tournaments:
  • 2013: 77th Individual Chess Championship - Men
  • 2013: Mallorca Master (Palma de Mallorca)
  • 2013: Winterchess Masters MI Marzo (Can Picafort)
  • 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008: Bulgarian Team championships
  • 2012, 2011, 2010: National Students Championship (Sofia)
  • 2012, 2009: European championship
  • 2011: XXV Belgrade Trophy (Belgrade)
  • 2011, 2010, 2009: Bulgarian Chess Championship for Juniors 20 years old
  • 2011, 2010, 2007: World Junior Championships
  • 2010: 4th open Varna (St. st. Constantin and Helena Resort)
  • 2010, 2009: 24th Open Teteven (Teteven)
  • 2009: 31st Bulgarian Open Championship - Georgi Tringov Memorial (Plovdiv)

Tell us more about your achievements.

I am an International Master since January 2013. I have participated 3 times at the World Junior Championships and twice at the European championship. My best performance is 15th place at Euro 2009 U18. I have been 4 times Bulgarian national junior champion.

Is chess your primary professional field?

Besides chess, I am an experienced web developer (front-end and back-end) and I often participate in running competitions - between 2 and 20 kilometres.

Do you also offer chess coaching

I have experience with live coaching since 2013. Feel free to contact me if you are interested in online chess training.

For contacts, and to find more about training with IM Yanev, 
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Commentary on ChessBomb

Tbilisi 2015

Tata Steel 2015

World Championship 2014