Paulette Schwartzmann

Paulette Schwartzmann [1] (Kamenetz, [2] November 19, 1894 [3] – 1953) Was a Latvian – French – Argentine chess player.

Born in Russia , she emigrated to France around 1915. She won seven times the French Chess Championship (1927, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935 and 1938), ALTHOUGH She Was Awarded the title only thrice. [4] She became French citizen on 21 December 1932. [3]

She played twice in the Women’s World Chess Championship . In 1933, she took 6th at Folkestone (4th WW-ch, Vera Menchik won). In 1939, she tied for 9-10th at Buenos Aires (WW 7th fl; Vera Menchik Stevenson won).

In September 1939 When World War II broke out, Schwartzman, along with Many other participants of the 8th Chess Olympiad [5] HAD Decided to stay Permanently in Argentina . [6] She Was Argentina Women’s Champion in 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1952. [3]


  1. Jump up^ Born Paula or Pecia Schwartzmann, according toPassengers of the PiriápolisorHeritage
  2. Jump up^ Passengers of the Piriápolis
  3. ^ Jump up to:c Paulette Schwartzmann
  4. Jump up^ Women’s Championship
  5. Jump up^ Najdorf, Stahlberg, Frydman Eliskases, Michel Engels Becker Reinhardt Pelikan Skalička, Luckis, Feigins, Raud, Czerniak, Rauch, Winz, Gromer, Sulik, Seitz, Round, Kleinstein Sonja Graf, etc. .
  6. Jump up^ “List of players who remained in Argentina in 1939 (notes in Spanish )” . Archived from the original on 2009-10-21.

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