2017 The National Chess Day Felix Schwarz Memorial

October 14, 2017

The National Chess Day Felix Schwarz Memorial honors those who love the game and impart that love to others. A holocaust survivor, Felix Schwarz was best known to those in the State College area for teaching chess to children at Schlow Library for many years.

General Info

  • 4 Rounds
  • Game 60; d5
  • 3 sections: Open, U1600 & U1000


(Based on 30 or more entries)
  • Open: $300, 200, 100
  • U1600: $100, 50
  • U1000: $100, 50
  • Trophy to highest-scoring K-8

Site Details

  • Site: CLC Charter School
    2643 W. College Avenue
    State College, PA 16801

Entry Fee:

$39 by October 10; $50 after


  • On-line registration. On-line registration is available beginning September 4.
  • Online, if you have account already, then click "Login" at top-right, then click "PARTICIPATE" above to register on-line with existing account. Your account is your Email address.
  • Online, to create new account, please, click "PARTICIPATE" above to register on-line.
  • On-site registration (cash only) Saturday 9-9:30 a.m.

Playing Schedule:

Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


One 1/2-point bye allowed any round; must commit before first round.

Membership Requirements:

Current USCF membership is required.

For More Information:

Contact Jerry Bergman at berg411@comcast.net.