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Róża Herman

Born January 16, 1902

Róża Maria Herman (born 16 January 1902, Łódź - died 7 March 1995, Łódź) was a Polish chess mistress.

In June 1935, she took 4th at the 1st Polish Championship in Warsaw (Regina Gerlecka won). In August 1935, she tied for 6th at the 5th Women's World Chess Championship in Warsaw (Vera Menchik won).

She placed 11th at the women's super tournament in Semmering 1936 (Sonja Graf won). and finished 6th at Warsaw 1937 (2nd POL-ch; Gerlecka won). In August 1937, she tied for 10-16th at the 6th Women's World Chess Championship in Stockholm (Vera Menchik won). In 1939, she tied for 1st-2nd with Gerlecka at the Warsaw Women's Championship.

After World War II, Herman took 16th at the 8th Women's World Chess Championship in Moscow 1949/50 (Ludmila Rudenko won). She was twice Polish Champion at Łódź 1949 and Torun 1950, and Sub-Champion at Częstochowa 1951.

Awarded the WIM title in 1950.

She was a doctor of medicine, and lived in Łódź.