One of the most prolific female chess masters of the mid-20th century.
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.
She is a three time Soviet Women's Champion, winning in in 1951, 1953 and 1956.
She married fellow chess master Alexey Suetin.
She was a Ukrainian Women's Champion who paved the road for future masters like Anna Ushenina.