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Georg Marco
G Marco 
Number of games in database: 519
Years covered: 1890 to 1922

Overall record: +166 -163 =187 (50.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (120) 
    C77 C67 C78 C70 C84
 French Defense (30) 
    C00 C01 C14 C12 C11
 Sicilian (27) 
    B45 B28 B73 B42 B32
 French (18) 
    C00 C12 C11 C10 C13
 King's Gambit Declined (15) 
 Petrov (15) 
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (55) 
    C77 C87 C78 C79 C80
 Philidor's Defense (33) 
 Orthodox Defense (20) 
    D50 D55 D61 D63 D60
 King's Gambit Declined (19) 
    C30 C31
 King's Gambit Accepted (17) 
    C39 C37 C33 C34
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D37 D31 D30 D35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Marco vs Maroczy, 1905 1-0
   G Marco vs Marshall, 1902 1-0
   G Marco vs Schlechter, 1896 1/2-1/2
   Yates vs G Marco, 1921 0-1
   G Marco vs H W Trenchard, 1898 1-0
   Showalter vs G Marco, 1904 1/2-1/2
   G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903 1-0
   Teichmann vs G Marco, 1903 0-1
   Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1904 1/2-1/2
   Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1903 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Monte Carlo (1904)
   Vienna (1903)
   Stockholm (1912)
   Vienna Chess Society Winter 1895/96 (1895)
   Cambridge Springs (1904)
   Stockholm (1906)
   Munich (1900)
   Ostend (1905)
   Berlin (1897)
   Monte Carlo (1903)
   9th DSB Kongress, Leipzig (1894)
   Paris (1900)
   Vienna (1898)
   Monte Carlo (1902)
   Hastings (1895)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Ostend 1905 by suenteus po 147
   Monte Carlo 1903 by suenteus po 147
   Vienna 1903 by docjan
   Vienna 1903 by LaBourdonnaisdeux
   xVienna 1903 received many Kings by fredthebear
   Munich 1900 by Phony Benoni

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(born Nov-29-1863, died Aug-29-1923, 59 years old) Romania (federation/nationality Austria)

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Georg Marco was born in Chernivtsi (1) (Cernauti), then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire but now Ukrainian.

In tournaments he was 4th= at Dresden (1892), 1st at Vienna (1895), 3rd at the Vienna (1903) Gambit tournament, 4th at Cambridge Springs (1904) and 5th= at Ostend (1905). In match play he drew with Carl Schlechter twice; (+0, =10, -0) in 1893 and (+4, =3, -4) in 1894. He also drew with Arthur Kaufmann (+5, =0, -5) in 1893, lost to Max Weiss (+1, =1, -5) in 1895 and beat Adolf Albin (+4, =4, -2) in 1901.

Marco originally came to Vienna to study medicine, but he had fallen seriously ill with pneumonia and pleurisy and had to abandon his studies. In 1893, Marco became secretary of the Vienna Chess Association (Wiener Schachgesellschaft). (2)

He was an influential chess administrator and journalist, probably best known for his work as editor of the Wiener Schachzeitung from 1898 to 1916 and his annotations in the books Vienna Gambit Tournament (1903), Barmen 1905, Ostend 1906, Carlsbad 1907 (with Carl Schlechter), Lasker-Tarrasch match 1908 and Baden auf Wien Gambit Tournament 1914. His brother Michael Marco also played chess.

(1) Wikipedia article: Chernivtsi (2) 'Wiener Schachzeitung', January-February 1915", p.2-3,5 and 9.

Wikipedia article: Georg Marco

Last updated: 2016-09-11 04:27:18

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 519  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Fleissig vs G Marco 1-0361890Kolisch MemorialC25 Vienna
2. G Marco vs J Schwarz 1-0701890Kolisch MemorialD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Von Popiel vs G Marco  0-1301890Kolisch MemorialD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
4. G Marco vs J Bauer  0-1461890Kolisch MemorialD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. M Weiss vs G Marco 1-0311890Kolisch MemorialB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. G Marco vs J Holzwarth 0-1171890Kolisch MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. Albin vs G Marco  1-0181890Kolisch MemorialB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. G Marco vs Csank 0-1401890Kolisch MemorialD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. J Bauer vs G Marco 0-1391890Kolisch MemorialC77 Ruy Lopez
10. J Holzwarth vs G Marco  ½-½171890Kolisch MemorialC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
11. G Marco vs Albin ½-½661890Kolisch MemorialC01 French, Exchange
12. Csank vs G Marco  ½-½671890Kolisch MemorialC49 Four Knights
13. J Schwarz vs G Marco 0-1441890Kolisch MemorialC49 Four Knights
14. G Marco vs M Weiss 0-1261890Kolisch MemorialC66 Ruy Lopez
15. G Marco vs B Fleissig  1-0201890Kolisch MemorialC44 King's Pawn Game
16. G Marco vs Englisch  0-1401890Kolisch MemorialC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. J Schwarz vs G Marco ½-½391890Kolisch MemorialC29 Vienna Gambit
18. G Marco vs J Schwarz  ½-½171890Kolisch MemorialC67 Ruy Lopez
19. G Marco vs Lasker 0-1741890GrazC77 Ruy Lopez
20. G Marco vs J Mieses  1-0401892DSB-07.KongressC60 Ruy Lopez
21. M Porges vs G Marco  ½-½241892DSB-07.KongressC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
22. Von Scheve vs G Marco 0-1521892DSB-07.KongressD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Von Bardeleben vs G Marco  ½-½211892DSB-07.KongressC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
24. G Marco vs Blackburne 0-1221892DSB-07.KongressC01 French, Exchange
25. G Marco vs A Schottlaender  1-0281892DSB-07.KongressC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
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May-05-12  joegalby: he looks like the security guy in" the firm"
Aug-19-12  Karpova: Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch: <Erkennt er aber meine Präpotenz an, nun, so mag er auch den Brustton der Präpotenz hinnehmen, wie ich ja auch den Fistelton der Impotenz mir gefallen lassen muß.>

This <Tarraschiade> ('Berliner Localanzeiger', 1906.03.26) was a reaction on Georg Marco's critique on Dr. Tarrasch's critique ('Berliner Localanzeiger', 1904.05.21) which was published under the heading <Reminiszenzen an Cambridge Springs> (see page 56 of the 1906 'Wiener Schachzeitung').

Dr. Tarrasch goes on and says that while he had to save lives, he got the telegram that he had to write an article on the Cambridge Springs Tournament and did not even have a single day to do so. In this article he critised Marco's play:

<Ja, wenn mir die Redaktion nur drei bis vier Tage, wenn sie mir nur einen einzigen Tag Zeit gelassen hätte, dann hätte ich Hals über Kopf sämtliche Partien des Turniers durchstudiert mit heißem Bemühen, und dann, ja dann - dann wäre meine Kritik über Herrn Marco noch viel vernichtender ausgefallen!>

It should be noted that Dr. Tarrasch's article is not as one-sided as it may seem and Marco treats him pretty roughly also. Dr. Tarrasch praisesothers also.

Dr. Tarrasch: <Freilich bilden Lasker und ich eine besondere Klasse, in die seit seinen letzten Erfolgen auch Maroczy vorgerückt ist;>

From pages 65 to 78 of the 1906 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

It should be noted that Dr. Tarrasch's article is not as one-sided as it may seem and Marco treats him pretty roughly also. Dr. Tarrasch praisesothers also.

Nov-29-12  brankat: R.I.P. master Marco.
Sep-05-13  EvanTheTerrible: Some of his games are tremendous. He was a successful practitioner of the Rice gambit.
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  Chessical: Marco on Tarrasch (1906):

Yet another opinion is that of Herr Marco, the Viennese master, who remarks that in his work as a chess critic, Dr. Tarrasch is in the habit of being extravagant, both in praise and in censure,

<'The characteristics of most of his utterances are extreme indulgence, not to say admiration, for his own performances, and unmerited severity for those of others. His attitude would be more sympathetic if it were reversed. But to quote freely from the Biblical word, ' He who soweth the wind reapeth the whirlwind.'

Dr. Tarrasch's cup is now full, and on all sides there is an increase in the volume of ontery (sic) against his loud-sounding notes of superior pretension.'>

Source: The Maitland Weekly Mercury (NSW Australia) Saturday 11 August 1906. Page 6.

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  Penguincw: R.I.P. <POTD>: Georg Marco.
Dec-08-13  Karpova: <Wien. Seit zirka 6 Wochen liegt Meister Marco im Wiener Rothschildspital (Zimmer 29), wo er sich einer Operation, die, wie wir melden können, gut verlaufen ist, unterziehen musste. Die große Anzahl der Besuche und Schreiben, die er täglich erhält, zeigen von der Anteilnahme, der sich der Altmeister erfreut.> ((For about 6 weeks has master Marco been staying in the Rothschild hospital now (room 29), where he had to undergo surgery. We can announce that the surgery went well. The great number of visits and letters he receives daily proves the solicitousness which delights the old master.)

From page 191 of the August 1923 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

Dec-08-13  Karpova: The September issue of the 1923 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung' has the obituary for Georg Marco on the front page (pp. 193-194, by Dr. Krejcik).

A few more details from page 194:

June 24, 1923: Marco had to go to the Rothschild hospital due to his bad condition (<leidender Zustand>, literally "suffering condition").

July 7, 1923: A <Steinoperation> (<Stein> = stone, e. g. kidney- or gallstone, <Operation> = surgery) was performed on him. This was risky as he was already 60 years old.

August 22, 1923: After several weeks of sick bed, high fever developed.

August 28, 1923: The fever caused Marco's death at 1 pm.

August 31, 1923: Funeral (greek-orthodox rite) on the Vienna <Zentralfriedhof> with the following guests: Karl Koppel, Dr. Ed. Stiassny, Alfred Wolff, Prof. Dr. Krejcik, Ing. Wahle, Dr. Mense and S. R. Wolf; Ernst Grünfeld, Josef Papanek and many others (chessmasters and friends of Marco, etc.).

On pp. 195-203 follows Adolf Zinkl's article on Marco's life written prior to Marco's death for the celebrations of his 60th birthday.

Dec-14-13  Karpova: Georg Marco on his life:

Kuczurmare, a village near the capital Czernowitz, is his hometown. That's where he learned chess from his father, a greek-orthodox pastor and archpriest (<griech.-oriental. Pfarrer und Erzpriester>), yet only indirectly. His father played against Mr Dawidowicz, and whenever the latter came for a visit and they played for hours, Georg sneaked up to his father and watched them play. At the age of eight, he learned chess that way. One day, his father offered him a training game and told him that he already understood enough of it for his age (<Für dein Alter verstehst du schon genug davon.>). One year later, he bought Alphons von Breda's <Praktisches Lehrbuch des Schachspiels>, which cost 60 Kreuzer. Thereby he improved enough that he won his first games at the age of 9. He became more strongly devoted to chess when he entered the <Gymnasium>. Thanks to the <Schachkatechismus> of Portius, he was then able to beat stronger opponents, yet he barely beat one of his fellow students at the <Czernowitzer Staatsgymnasium>, Popescu. This changed after studying Dufresne's <Kleines Lehrbuch> in the 6th grade of school. But then Popescu sadly died before they proceeded to the 7th grade. Even though it was forbidden, he went to the coffeee house to play against König (a photgrapher) and Graubart - both considered to be the strongest chessplayers in Czernowitz.

On October 1, 1882, he came to Vienna to study medicine. On his first day of arrival, he went to the Cafe Central to play chess. Mr J Bendiner, who is still a member of the club today *, was playing against <Ministerialrat> Ladislaus Kochanowski <Ritter von Stwaczan> (a <Bukowinaer> and later founder and first president of the <Wiener Schach-Klub> (first named <Neuer Wiener Schach-Klub>)). Marco watched them play and then Kochanowski invited him to some games. Marco won most of them. They remained together the whole evening and played further games in the Cafe Kremser - Marco lost all of them. Kochanowski was a strong amateur and would have enjoyed a successful future, yet he had to retire early because of a severe eye complaint.

The story of his life from 1886 onwards will be covered in a separate post.

* The 'Czernowitzer Tagblatt' celebrated its tenth anniversary in March 1913, inviting famous people from there to write down their reminiscences, which is how the article came about.

Source: Pages 2-3 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

Dec-15-13  Karpova: Marco remembers the year 1886 with mixed feelings, as he spend the vacation with his parents, but fell ill with a severe pneumonia and pleurisy. He went to Roznau and Meran to recover - it took him 1.5 years to fully recover. He could forget about his medical studies as he had forgotten everything by now, furthermore he was dragged to the chess board.

His first master tournament was the Kolisch tournament where he shared 6th place with Jacques Schwarz *. A great result for the newcomer Marco. He became a chess journalist and participated in 26 tournaments overall.

One of the chessplayers from Czernowitz he still remembers is Sigmund Welt - witty and an excellent chessplayer who could have become a master if he had concentrated on studying chess.

Another one mentioned is Dr. Konstantin Mandrila from Komanestie in the Bukowina, who had been a good friend of the Marco family during Georg's <Gymnasialzeit>. He has been a busy physician (urologist) in Vienna for many years now. On February 12, 1912, the title <k. k. Medizinalrat> was introduced in Austria and Dr. Mandrila was among the first four to receive it. Regarding his chess talent, Dr. Mandrila is described as a poet **.

Another one of his chess adversaries from Czernowitz is the physician Dr. Groß, whom he visits in Vienna from time to time. But one day, Dr. Groß was nowhere to be found in Vienna. Dr. Groß had had a bad time in Vienna, no patients for two years. So he left Vienna and fatherland, which had treated him as a tax object only, in 1890. In 1904, Marco travelled to New York for a tournament ***, when at 7 am someone knocked on the door of his hotel room. He got the business card of a Dr. Groß from one of the servants. Dr. Groß - Marco had no idea who this could be - was waiting for his visit if he couldn't speak to him immediately. But Dr. Groß was already gone after Marco was ready. In the afternoon, Marco was in the Manhattan Chess Club where he met the well-known physician Dr. Lurie. He asked him who Dr. Groß was and where to meet him. Marco was told that Dr. Groß was the most renown physician of the Fifth Avenue, the gastroenterologist of the the upper 400 (<der Magenspezialist der "Oberen Vierhundert!">). Marco was curious and went to him - surprisingly, it was his old chess partner from Czernowitz.

Source: Pages 3-5 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'


** Two games are mentioned and have been submitted as they are not yet in the database - one of Dr. Mandrila's opponents is no other than Capablanca.

*** Possibly Cambridge Springs (1904) when he would arrive in New York, travelling from Europe.

Dec-15-13  Karpova: Marco hopes to see the Bukowina again and meet his mother and his brothers again. On this occasion, he mentions that his brother Basil died and the funeral was on November 5, 1914. No tournaments planned for this summer and Czernowitz can be reached comfortably in 18 hours. When he left Czernowitz in 1889, he travelled for 41 hours in the mixed train to Vienna and it cost 43 <Gulden>. Yet, this was still better than what his grandfather, Professor of Theology Johann Calinciuc, had to endure who travelled for three weeks in the post wagon from Czernowitz to Vienna.

Will he see again
Maminka, who served the great Okocimer beer at the Mehlplatz? The Cafe "L'Europe" where he tested his chess knowledge for the first time against strong amateurs?

One of his other friends is Alois Seidl *, who is <Regierungsrat im k. k. Finanzministerium> now. He met him shortly after his arrival in 1888 and they played many games against each other. This was very good for his chess development. A precise analyst who could have had more success if he had fully concentrated on chess. Yet, apart from his profession, he was also a tourist, musician and, temporarily, an author. Still, he came in 2nd in the anonymous correspondence tournament of the Vienna Chess Club (see page 69 of the May 1899 'Wiener Schachzeitung') and the Winter Tournament 1910/1911 of the Vienna Chess Club.

Marco recalls the following episode: At the beginning of 1894, the Bishop Gambit was often played in the Vienna Chess Club, especially Max Weiss considered 3...f5 to be one of the best defenses. Marco wondered if White couldn't prevent ♕h4+ and came up with 3.Nh3 (instead of the Bishop Gambit 3.Bc4 or the Knight Gambit 3.Nf3) to not obstruct the f-file and the d1-h5-diagonal, but does White have enough compensation after:

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nh3 f5 4.Bc4 Qh4+ 5.Nf2 fxe4 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.O-O Bc5 8.d4 exd3 9.Qxd3 Ng4 10.Bxf4 Nxf2

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The professors said no, but Marco and Seidl were not so sure as White was already fully developed, yet they couldn't find a solution. Alois Seidl went on thinking about the position and finally came up with the following solution (pages 14 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'):

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nh3 f5 4.Bc4 Qh4+ 5.Nf2 fxe4 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.O-O Bc5 8.d4 exd3 9.Qxd3 Ng4 10.Bxf4 Nxf2 <11.Qf5 Nh3+ 12.Kh1

a) 12...Rf8 13.Rae1+ Be7 (13...Kd8 14.Qxf8+ Bxf8 15.Bg5+ Be7 16.Rf8#) 14.Bg5 Rxf5 15.Rxe7+ Kd8 16.Bxh4 Rxf1+ 17.Bxf1 g5 18.Rxh7 gxh4 19.Rh8+ Ke7 20.Rxc8

b) 12...Nxf4 13.Rxf4 Qf6 14.Qxc5 Qxf4 15.Re1+>

And White wins. This was agreat discovery! Later they found out that 6....Nf6 was an inaccuracy and 6....c6 much better (but the not mentioned 6....e3 may be the strongest).

Source: Pages 5-9 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

* See Dr. Mandrila above, he is his opponent in the other submitted game. Also

Dec-15-13  Karpova: In 1889, Marco became a member of the Vienna Chess Association (<Wiener Schachgesellschaft>) and its secretary in 1893. In 1896, a board member of the <Neue Wiener Schach-Klub> (I., Schottengasse 7) offered him to become its secretary - it was none other than Max Judd, the general consul of the USA who died sadly much too early. It was not an easy decision, but Marco accepted and he was happy when the two clubs merged two years later to become the <Wiener Schach-Klub>.

Then he goes on to speak about

Albert Mandelbaum

Emil von Feyerfeil

Nikolaus, Andor and Ladislaus Von Dory.

which I posted on their respective player pages.

Source: Page 9 of the January-February 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

Feb-07-14  Karpova: Some of Marco's quotes from the Karlsbad 1907 tournament book given by Krejcik after his review:

<Gewinnen wollen heißt den Mut haben, sich Gefahren auszusetzen.> (Wanting to win means having the courage to expose oneself to dangers.)

<Mit dem Ingangstellen der Uhr schrumpft das Weltall auf ein kleines Quadrat zusammen, auf dem der geheimnisvolle Kampf sichtbar wird, der zwischen zwei Gehirnen tobt!> (With the starting of the clock, the cosmos contracts to a small square on which the mysterious battle becomes visible, which rages between two brains!)

<Nicht durch passive Aufnahme fremder Geisteserzeugnisse, nur im Kampfe mit Schwierigkeiten kann sich deine Kraft entwickeln.> (Not through passive uptake of foreign brainchilds, only in the struggle with difficulties can your power develop.)

<Es ist merkwürdig, wie oft der Mensch zur Verwirklichung seiner Absicht die unbrauchbarsten Mittel wählt.> (It is strange how often man, to achieve his aims, chooses the most inadequate means.)

<Die schlimmen Folgen einer schlechten Eröffnung kann auch ein Genie nicht abwenden.> (The terrible consequences of a bad opening even the genius cannot avert.)

<Warte ab, bis der Feind sein Schießpulver verpufft, dann kannst du ihn mit einem gewöhnlichen Spaziertock in die Flucht schlagen.> (Wait until your opponent has used up his gunpowder, then you can drive him back with a common cane.)

<Die Theorie ist ein Beißkorb, den wir dem Gegner anzulegen versuchen, um uns vor seinen Bissen nach Möglichkeit zu schützen.> (Theory is a muzzle we try to apply to our opponent, to protect ourselves from his bites as good as possible.)

<Bei Salwe ist das Salviren nichts ungewöhnliches.> (With Salwe the salvaging is not uncommon.)

<Es ist schon eine große Kunst, den Feind dahin zu bringen, daß er Fehler begeht.> (It is a great art to induce the opponent to commit mistakes.)

<Sind die Gelehrten über den Wert einer Sache nicht im Klaren, so ist das in den Augen des Praktikers ein Vorzug.> (Are the scholars not clear on the value of something, then this is an asset in the eyes of the practicioner.)

<Das Betrachten aller Möglichkeiten allein hilft nicht, man muß auch entscheiden können, welche uns tauglich ist.> (The examination of all possibilities itself does not help, you have to be able to decide which one is suitable for us.)

<Niemals ist die Gefahr größer, als wenn man sich der Hoffnung hingibt, daß nichts droht.> (The danger is never greater then when you submit to the hope that nothing is threatened.)

<Häßliche Narben sind ehrenvoller als die reinste weiße Gänsehaut.> (Ugly scars are more honourable than the most pristine, white goose skin.)

<Durch Rückzüge kann man keinen Feind einschüchtern.> (By retreats you can't intimidate an enemy.)

Source: Pages 188-190 of the June 1911 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

Apr-07-14  zanzibar: <Karpova> a very nice selection of quotes.
Apr-08-14  Karpova: Georg Marco: <Zur Berühmtheit im Schach gelangt man aber nur in internationalen Turnieren oder - nach berühmten Mustern - durch unermüdliches Tam-Tam, id est marktschreierische Selbstanbetung und vernichtende Kritiken über die Gegner.>

(Fame in chess is only achieved in international tournaments or - up to famous sample - by indefatigable tam-tam, i. e. blatant self-worshipping and devastating critiques of opponents.)

Source: 'Wiener Schachzeitung', Suppl 1910, pp. 276

May-20-14  Karpova: This is from a game played by <Michael Marco> (white pieces) in Czernowitz on 15 January 1898. This is probably one of Georg Marco's brothers.

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1.Nxh7 Nxh7 2.Qxh7+ Kxh7 3.Rh1+ Kg6 4.Nf4+ Kg5 5.Rh5+ Kg4 6.Be2#

Source: 'Wiener Schachzeitung', July 1909, p. 208

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  perfidious: <Karpova> Neat mate, in which White utilised his pieces to the full and his opponent's army skulks in the far regions, the queenside attack having got off the ground only too late.
May-15-15  TheFocus: <An eye for the microscope betokens the master> - Georg Marco.
May-25-15  TheFocus: <All the commentator can do is advise students not to be led astray either by the anxious qualms of the practical player or by the prophecies of doom by the theorists, but to test everything for themselves. For it is only through the actual struggle, facing real difficulties, and not through passive acceptance of the intellectual productions of others, that the student can develop his strength> - Georg Marco, in “KARLSBAD 1907 INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT.”
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  Tabanus: The bio says born in Romania, should it be Ukraine?
Nov-29-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Georg Marco.
Nov-29-16  Petrosianic: And many more!
Jun-04-19  Wanda Nida: Hey there, IM trying to get all the games for
Carl Schlechter vs Georg Marco (1894)amazing, all 10 draws during romantic era! Carl Schlechter vs Georg Marco (1893)
post linx!
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  FSR: <Karpova> I'd never seen 3.Nh3 in the King's Gambit before.'s database has only two games with it. Opening Explorer
Apr-02-22  Polonia: THIS IS AMAZING FEAT FOR 1893: GERGE MARCO VS CARL SCHLECTHER, I WANT TO SEE THOSE GAMES, <CHESSGAMES, GET BUSY> In match play he drew with Carl Schlechter (+0, =10, -0) in 1893
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