Canadian Chess Biographies
Researched, compiled, written and copyright 2000-18 by David Cohen. Last updated: 2018.10.20.
Main web site & contact: Canadian Chess.
Index - T
- Tayar, Jonathan
- Taylor, Gordon
- Taylor, Jack
- Teodoro IV, Eduardo
- Teplitsky, Yan
- Thavandiran, Shiyam
- Theodorovich, Ivan
- Thérien, Jules
- Thomas, William
- Tomalty, Alan
- Trempe, O.
- Tyomkin, Dimitri
Photo: Simultaneous exhibition, fundraiser for the SickKids Foundation in support of The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, held at Howlett Academy, Toronto, 2005. Copyright 2005 by the photographer David Cohen.
- International Master 2009
- 3rd place, Canadian Championship 2009
- Canadian Grade 11 Champion 2005
- Canadian Under 16 Champion 2004
- FIDE Master 1983
- Canadian Open Champion 1982
- Represented Canada at Olympiad 1990
- Represented Canada as Board 3 on Group 'B' Gold medal winning team at
World Students' Team Championship 1977; Gold medal for Board prize
Photo: 1951 Canadian Championship, Vancouver.
- Played Canadian Championship 1945, 1951, 1953
- British Columbia Champion 1929, 1930, 1938, 1945, 1953
Source: family of Frank Anderson (photo); Lyle McClelland's Taylor family genealogy.
Photo: 2009 Toronto Open Championship. Copyright 2009 by the photographer David Cohen.
- FIDE Master 1997
- Canadian Cadet Champion (1992, 1994)
- Canadian Junior Champion 1996
Photo: En Passant, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2003.04, cover.
- International Master 1996
- Represented Canada at Olympiads (1996, 2002, 2004)
- Bronze medal, Board 4, Olympiad 2002
- Under 14 Champion, Soviet Union
Photo: Quebec Open Championship, Montreal, 2009.
Photographer: Richard Bérubé.
Copyright 2009 by Shiyam Thavandiran, Fédération québécoise des échecs.
- 2017 Awarded International Master title
- 2012 Represented Canada at World Junior Championship; 3rd and final IM Norm, Athens, Greece
- 2010 Represented Canada at World Junior Championship; 2nd IM Norm, Czarna/Chotowa, Poland
- 2010 Canadian Grade 12 Champion (9/9)
- 2010 Canadian Junior Champion
- 2009 Winner Canadian Chess Player of the Year Fan Ballot
- 2009 1st IM Norm, Quebec Open Championship, Montreal
- 2009 Canadian Grade 11 Champion (9/9)
- 2009 Ontario High School Champion
- 2008 Winner Canadian Chess Player of the Year Fan Ballot
- 2008 Canadian Under-16 Champion (7/7)
- 2007 Canadian Grade 9 Champion
- 2006 Awarded FIDE Master title; qualified for title at Canadian Closed and Zonal Championship
- 2006 Represented Canada at World Youth Under-14 Championship (10th place)
- 2006 Canadian Under-14 Champion
- 2005 Canadian Junior Champion
- 2005 Canadian Grade 7 Champion
- 2004 Canadian Grade 6 Champion
- 2004 Ontario High School Champion
- 2003 Canadian Grade 5 Champion
- 2002 Represented Canada at World Youth Under-10 Championship (4th place)
- 2002 Canadian Under-10 Champion
Photo: Chess Canada 1970.11.
- Born Ukraine, arrived Canada 1949
- Ontario Champion (1955, 1960, 1964, 1968)
- 3rd place Canadian Championship 1955, where he won games with two
openings he pioneered: 1. e4 e5 2. d3; and 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4
4. Nxd4 e5
Photo: 1935 Canadian Championship, Canadian Chess Championship Tournament 1935, 1935.
- Played Canadian Championship 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941,
1943 (3rd), 1947, 1949
- Established Canadian simultaneous blindfold record with 6
games in Toronto 1936
- Born Britain; emigrated to Toronto 1843
- Leading architect; designed St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto, and many
religious, civic, commercial and residential buildings in Southern Ontario
Source: Neil Einarson, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 1851-1860
Volume VIII, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2000
Photo: 2007 Canadian Open Championship, Ottawa. Copyright 2007 by the photographer David Cohen.
- Author of 'Komputer Korner' column in En Passant magazine 1986-2000
Source: Chess Personalia by Jeremy Gaige.
Photo: 2004 Canadian Championship, Toronto. Copyright 2004 by the photographer David Cohen.
- International Grandmaster 2001
- 3rd place Canadian Championship 2004
- European Under 20 Champion 1997
- Israel Under 20 Champion 1997
- 1st place, Chess'n Math Association Futurity 2 2002
- 1st place, North Bay International Open 1998
- Canadian Open Champion (1998, 2004)
- Represented Canada at Olympiad 2004
Here is Dimitri Tyomkin's choice for one of his most memorable games:
Dimitri Tyomkin - Krishnan Sasikiran
Master Open Tournament, Biel, Switzerland, Round 3, 1999.07.22
Contributor (biography, game selection): Dimitri Tyomkin.