diagonal: Hansruedi Glauser, born 28th of June 1945, died 22th of January 2014 at the age of 68 years in Zug. R.I.P.
He was Swiss junior champion in 1962 and five-time winner of the Coupe-Suisse Final, a yearly played knock-out Cup, in 1963 after beating IM Erno Gereben (IM since 1950 from Hungary who emigrated 1956 to Switzerland), 1966, 1969, 1970 and 1971. In the national championship, Glauser was coming in second shared in 1966 and third shared in 1967.
Hansruedi Glauser always was a pure amateur, maybe that's why he was only as a student member of the Swiss Olympiad team, playing for Switzerland at Havanna in 1966 and at Lugano in 1968.
During his work life, he only played occasionally - as an always well respected gentleman highly dedicated to the royal game.
In recent years, Hansruedi Glauser was a strong correspondance chess player, with a ICCF ELO rating of 2500 plus (2013).
Glauser's immortal game is his win against then world's top-ten Grandmaster Jan Timman in 1983: <<H Glauser vs Timman, 1983>>