Geza Maroczy

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Birthday
3, 1870
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
May 29, 1951 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1870
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
May 29, 1951 (81)

About

Hungarian chess master who was an unparalleled master in his native Hungary and one of the top competitors in international play.

Before Fame

He began competing in serious competition at the age of 15.

Trivia

The Maróczy bind, a formation that White may adopt against some variations of the Sicilian Defense, is named after him.

Family Life

He supported his family by working as an engineer.

Associated With

He has been compared to the top Soviet players of his era including Boris Verlinsky.