Today in #chesshistory November 20th.
Elizaveta Bykova--was the first woman to be ranked as a Soviet master, and as a testament to her chess prowess on November 20, 1952 Bykova won the Womens Candidates in Moscow and then she went on to become twice Women's World Chess Champion, from 1953 until 1956, and again from 1958 to 1962. She was awarded the titles of Woman International Master in 1950, International Master in 1953, and Woman Grandmaster in 1976.

Zobacz więcej