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Elisaveta Bykova
E Bykova 
 
Number of games in database: 83
Years covered: 1949 to 1965

Overall record: +35 -20 =28 (59.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B24 B22 B56 B40 B31
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C78 C63 C74 C85 C82
 French Defense (5) 
    C10 C08 C11 C15
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C85 C98 C97 C90
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (12) 
    B67 B27 B62 B91 B37
 French Defense (7) 
    C16 C08 C11 C13 C02
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B67 B62
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E24 E20 E34 E54 E43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Bykova vs L Rudenko, 1953 1-0
   E Bykova vs O Rubtsova, 1958 1-0
   E Bykova vs E Tranmer, 1949 1-0
   G Gresser vs E Bykova, 1950 0-1
   K Zvorykina vs E Bykova, 1959 0-1

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1956 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   1949-50 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   0 -- 000 temp 49/50 WWCC by crawfb5
   1958 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   1959-60 World (women) chess championship by gauer

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ELISAVETA BYKOVA
(born Nov-04-1913, died Mar-08-1989, 75 years old) Russia
PRONUNCIATION:
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Elisaveta Ivanovna Bykova was born on the 4th of November 1913 in the village of Bogolyubovo near Vladimir, Russia. She was awarded the WIM title in 1950 and the WGM title in 1976. She was Women's World Champion from 1953 to 1956 and again from 1958 to 1962 but lost the title to Nona Gaprindashvili (+0, =4, -7). She won the USSR Women's Championship in 1947, 1948 and 1950 and was also an author and columnist about chess in the USSR. She was the first woman to be ranked as a Soviet master.

Wikipedia article: Elisabeth Bykova


 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 83  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Rudenko vs E Bykova 1-0481949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE01 Catalan, Closed
2. E Bykova vs E Tranmer  1-0481949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB24 Sicilian, Closed
3. E Bykova vs C Benini 0-1791949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC10 French
4. N Hruskova-Belska vs E Bykova  ½-½551949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC50 Giuoco Piano
5. R Hermanowa vs E Bykova  0-1281950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  0-1411950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB24 Sicilian, Closed
7. G Gresser vs E Bykova 0-1531950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC55 Two Knights Defense
8. E Bykova vs I Larsen  ½-½751950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC10 French
9. E Bykova vs Keller-Hermann  1-0531950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. J Langos vs E Bykova  0-1661950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
11. E Bykova vs M Karff  1-0631950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB24 Sicilian, Closed
12. E Bykova vs C Chaude de Silans 1-0501950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB24 Sicilian, Closed
13. F Heemskerk vs E Bykova  0-1581950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
14. V Borisenko-Belova vs E Bykova  ½-½241950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
15. E Bykova vs M T Mora Iturralde  ½-½841950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB26 Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3
16. E Bykova vs L Rudenko 1-0601953WCH matchB56 Sicilian
17. E Bykova vs E Tranmer  1-0611954ENG-URSC08 French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed
18. E Tranmer vs E Bykova  0-1371954ENG-URSB37 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
19. O Rubtsova vs E Bykova  ½-½511956wcc (women)C13 French
20. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  ½-½531956wcc (women)A04 Reti Opening
21. L Rudenko vs E Bykova  0-1451956wcc (women)A16 English
22. E Bykova vs L Rudenko  1-0831956wcc (women)C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
23. O Rubtsova vs E Bykova  ½-½641956wcc (women)C16 French, Winawer
24. O Rubtsova vs E Bykova 1-0391956wcc (women)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  0-1621956wcc (women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 83  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Elizavyeta Ivanovna Bykova
Born 4th November 1911 in Bogoliubovo
Awarded the WIM title in 1950 and WGM title in 1976.
USSR Women's Champion in 1947, 1948 and 1950.
A challenger for the Women's World Title in 1949-50 she held the Women's World Championship 1953-56 and 1958-62.
Nov-03-06  BIDMONFA: Elisaveta Bykova

BIKOVA, Elizabeta I.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/bikova_elis...
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Nov-03-06  Karpova: <Benzol> Does <Bogoljubovo> have anything to do with Bogo?
Nov-04-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Karpova <Benzol> Does <Bogoljubovo> have anything to do with Bogo?>

<Karpov> Sorry that I'd missed your question earlier. As far as I know, no.

Nov-04-07  Karpova: Thanks, <Benzol>!
Nov-04-09  Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday!!! Elisaveta Bykova!!!
Nov-04-11  Old King Cole: I had seen this photo of her simultaneous display, so thanks for bringing it back. Happy birthday, Elizabeth Bykova.
Nov-04-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Player of the Day>

Picture and an artistic realization on a Yugoslavian stamp : http://alain.delobel.pagesperso-ora...

Nov-04-11  Old King Cole: The near guy at right is agape at what Bykova just did to him, while she inflicts harm on the next dude, part of a circular pattern of obliteration by Elizabeth.
Mar-08-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Rest in peace, Elisaveta Bykova, Womens' World Champion.
Nov-04-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Elisaveta Bykova.
Nov-04-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Petrosianic: And many more!
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