Dr Maximilian Max Fleissig

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Dr Maximilian Max Fleissig

Birthplace: Csenger, Hungary
Death: January 23, 1919 (73)
Vienna, Wien, Austria
Place of Burial: Central Cemetery, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Immediate Family:

Son of Rabiner Jacob Fleissig and Rebbetzin Elke Emma Fleissig
Brother of Bernhard (Bernát) Fleissig; Fanny Frummet Fleissig; Betty Leutmann and Regina Friedmann

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About Dr Maximilian Max Fleissig


Miksa (Max) Fleissig (10 November 1845, in Csenger – 23 January 1919) was a Hungarian-born Austrian chess master.

Dr. Maximilian Fleissig tied for 7-8th in the Vienna 1873 chess tournament (Wilhelm Steinitz and Joseph Henry Blackburne won),[1] played (scoring 5.5/12) at Vienna 1875 (Philipp Meitner won),[2] and tied for 4-7th at Vienna 1882 (Vincenz Hruby won).[3][4]

His name is attached to the Fleissig Gambit in the Sicilian (1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3).[5][6]

Max (Miksa) Fleissig was the elder brother of Bernhard Fleissig.

Burial reg: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/jowbr.php?rec=J_AUSTRI...

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Dr Maximilian Max Fleissig's Timeline

November 10, 1845
Csenger, Hungary
January 20, 1919
Age 73
Zentralfriedhof, Central Cemetery, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
January 23, 1919
Age 73
Vienna, Wien, Austria