Welcome to my little chess worldChess is, beside beer, my great passion.
Over the BoardI am playing actively since 1993 as a member of the Schachgesellschaft Biel.
Since 2005 I am also member of the Schachklub Biel.
My actual national rating is 1951.
...You also have to know how to use the different programs, because you can have 'Fritz','Shredder', 'Junior' and 'Rybka',
from my experience, they often contradict each other. So knowing which machine plays better in certain situations and
whether in this type of position you use this machine and in another one you use a different one. It's a new form of
creativity, but it is still creativity, because creativity is your ability to be different from the crowd.»
My correspondence rating is 2406.
I have reached my first IM norm on May 3rd 2009 and my second on February 1st 2012. I have also been awarded the title of International Correspondence Chess Master (IM) in 2012.
ICCF Total Score:
+85 =169 -35 169.5/289 (58.7%)
Here are the links to my tournaments in progress:
Tournaments I played since 2003 (in red those that I have won):