Swiss Grandmaster (1994) who was the first Grandmaster born in Switzerland. Swiss Champion in 1994.
Best results: German U20 championship 1986, 1st; Prague 1989, 1st; Berlin Summer 1989, 1-2nd; Kecskemet 1991,1st; Baden-Baden II 1992, 1st; Kecskemet 1993, 1st.
In matches, he beat and lost to Xie Jun 2½-1½ and 3½-1½ in 1995 and lost to Viktor Korchnoi 1-5 in 1996. A participant in the 1990, 1992 and 1994 Olympiads. Retired from international chess since 2000 he is working in a financial institution.
A participant in the 1990, 1992 and 1994 Olympiads, he retired from international chess since 2000 and he is working in a financial institution.
Peak rating: 2535 in 1995.