Liudmila Vladimirovna Rudenko

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Rudenko, Liudmila Vladimirovna


Born July 14 (27), 1904, in Lubny. Soviet chess player and economic planner. Honored Master of Sport of the USSR (1953).

Rudenko was USSR women’s champion in 1952 and world women’s champion from 1950 to 1953. She has been awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor.

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