Stoyan started his poker journey playing 6max Cash Games before making the switch to HU Cash where he managed to grow his bankroll in 2013. He transitioned to MTT’s both online and live in 2015 and has been progressing through the stakes since then. His top score comes from a 3rd place in 5k$ SHRPO Main Event for 350k$ and his recent results online include: Chopping the Irish Open HU in 2021 for €225,000, 4th in a $10k GG event for $155,000, 7th in the $10k WSOP 2020 Main event for $160,000 and 2nd in GG Masters for 106k.
Early in his career he recognised the benefits of diving into the mental game of poker and began working with renowned performance coach Elliot Roe. Since then he’s worked consistently on improving his mental game and achieving high performance, finding a balance between poker and life outside the tables. Stoyan’s coaching style employs a holistic approach putting high emphasis on work outside the tables.