He was awarded the title of International Master in 1950, having been Swiss Champion on a number of occasions. His heyday was in the 1930s when he won this title on six occasions (in 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937, and 1938).
Younger brother of Paul Johner.
Notable chess gamesEdit
- Brace, Edward R. (1977), An Illustrated Dictionary of Chess, London: Hamlyn Publishing.