Kira Zvorykina

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Birthday
29, 1919
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Sep 6, 2014 (94)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
29, 1919
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Sep 6, 2014 (94)

About

One of the most prolific female chess masters of the mid-20th century.

Before Fame

She excelled in both private and school run chess tournaments as a teenager and she attended he legendary Palace of Young Pioneers' Chess Club where classes were given by rising chess stars.

Trivia

She is a three time Soviet Women's Champion, winning in in 1951, 1953 and 1956.

Family Life

She married fellow chess master Alexey Suetin.

Associated With

She was a Ukrainian Women's Champion who paved the road for future masters like Anna Ushenina.