German Grandmaster (2000), German Champion U20 (1994), German Blitz Champion 1998.
Best results: won or shared first in Baden championship 1998, Leinfelden Open 2000 and 2001. He was second in Ano Liosia 2001 and fourth in the German Championship 1997.
Computer addicted, he is according to any one of the fast mouse in the West.
The author of The Complete Chess Server Guide (2004). Retired from classical chess since 2006, he is apparently only playing poker.
Peak rating: 2547 in 2004.