Obituary - Kira Zvorykina (RUS) Print
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 06:57

Kira Zvorykina 1957









It is with very great sadness that we have learned that Mrs. Kira Zvorykina, the soviet famous chess player has passed away.

Kira Zvorykina is a woman international grandmaster, international arbiter, 3-times USSR chess champion (1951, 1953 and 1956), 2-times winner of the Chess Olympiads in 1957 and 1963, the winner of the Candidates tournament in 1959, 2-times vice-champion of the world (played 2 final matches in 1959 and 1960 against Elizaveta Bykova). She will be remembered dearly.

FIDE joins the family of Mrs. Kira Zvorykiva in mourning.

 
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