Géza Maróczy was a Hungarian chess master, one of the leading players in the world in his time. He was also a practicing engineer.
|Full name:||Géza Maróczy|
|Born:||March 03, 1870, Szeged, Hungary|
|Died:||May 29, 1951, Budapest, Hungary|
About Geza Maroczy
Hungarian chess master who was an unparalleled master in his native Hungary and one of the top competitors in international play.
He began competing in serious competition at the age of 15.
The Maróczy bind, a formation that White may adopt against some variations of the Sicilian Defense, is named after him.
He supported his family by working as an engineer.
He has been compared to the top Soviet players of his era including Boris Verlinsky.
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