Ferdinand Maack

Intro German chess variant inventor
Was Author Writer Chess player
From Germany
Type Literature Sports
Gender male
Birth 1 January 1861
Death 1930 (aged 69 years)
Star sign Capricorn

Ferdinand Maack (1861–1930) was a German doctor, inventor and occultist. He invented Raumschach, the classic 3D chess game, first described by him in the Frankfurter Zeitung in 1907. He promoted the game with demonstrations, articles, specialist magazines and several books. He founded the Hamburg Raumschach Club in 1919, which remained active until World War II.

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