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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:
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C63 C78 C97 C98 C90
 Sicilian (8) 
    B56 B52 B31 B30 B40
 King's Indian Attack (7) 
    A07
 French Defense (5) 
    C10 C15 C07 C11
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C85 C97 C98 C90
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (12) 
    B27 B67 B62 B91 B32
 French Defense (7) 
    C16 C07 C02 C11 C13
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E54 E24 E43 E34 E20
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B67 B62
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Bykova vs L Rudenko, 1953 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
   E Bykova vs O Rubtsova, 1958 1-0

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 RUSA07 King's Indian Attack
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. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  0-1411950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA07 King's Indian Attack
6. R Hermanowa vs E Bykova  0-1281950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. E Bykova vs Keller-Hermann  1-0531950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. J Langos vs E Bykova  0-1661950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
9. E Bykova vs M Karff  1-0631950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA07 King's Indian Attack
10. E Bykova vs C Chaude de Silans 1-0501950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA07 King's Indian Attack
11. F Heemskerk vs E Bykova  0-1581950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
12. V Borisenko-Belova vs E Bykova  ½-½241950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
13. E Bykova vs M T Mora Iturralde  ½-½841950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA07 King's Indian Attack
14. G Gresser vs E Bykova 0-1531950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC55 Two Knights Defense
15. E Bykova vs I Larsen  ½-½751950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC10 French
16. E Bykova vs L Rudenko 1-0601953WCH matchB56 Sicilian
17. E Bykova vs E Tranmer  1-0611954ENG-URSC07 French, Tarrasch
18. E Tranmer vs E Bykova  0-1371954ENG-URSB32 Sicilian
19. O Rubtsova vs E Bykova  ½-½641956wcc (women)C16 French, Winawer
20. O Rubtsova vs E Bykova 1-0391956wcc (women)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  0-1621956wcc (women)B30 Sicilian
22. L Rudenko vs E Bykova  ½-½561956wcc (women)A16 English
23. E Bykova vs L Rudenko  0-1711956wcc (women)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
24. L Rudenko vs E Bykova  ½-½611956wcc (women)A84 Dutch
25. E Bykova vs L Rudenko  1-0431956wcc (women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
 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  TheFocus: Rest in peace, Elisaveta Bykova, Womens' World Champion.
Nov-04-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Elisaveta Bykova.
Nov-04-16  Petrosianic: And many more!
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