Matej Šebenik

Matej Sebenik portrait
28. August 1983

Matej Šebenik has been a Grandmaster since 2012 and the selector of the junior national team. In 1994 he won 2nd place at the European Under-12 Championships in fast chess. In 2009, he achieved the best result on his chessboard at the team EC. At the 2010 Chess Olympics in Russia, he performed for the first time for the Slovenian national team; he has a total of 6 Olympic appearances. In 2014, he became the national champion among the members. He also proved himself in fast chess when he won 9th place at the European Championships (Tallinn, 2019). He’s been coaching the best Slovenian chess player Laura Unuk for several years.