Bykova, Elizaveta Ivanovna
Born Nov. 1 (14), 1913, in the village of Bogoliubovo, in present-day Vladimir Oblast. Soviet chess player. Honored Master of Sport of the USSR (1953); International Master (1959).
Bykova has been the women’s chess champion of the USSR (1947, 1948, 1950) and of the world (1953-56, 1958-62). She was awarded the Badge of Honor.
WORKSSorevnovaniia na pervenstvo mira po shakhmatam sredi zhen shchin. Moscow, 1955.
Sovetskie shakhmatistki, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1957.
Vera Menchik. Moscow, 1957.