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enter site Vera Menchik (1935 Public Domain) Alternative last name spellings Alternative first name spellings: Frantsevna Alias:  

go site GENERAL INFO Description: Vera Frantsevna Menchik was a chess player known as the first female world chess champion. Vera decided to break with traditional roles by competing in male chess tournaments, defeating many chess Grandmasters, including world champion Max Euwe. Sex: Female. Occupation: Chess player. Place of Birth / Death: Moscow, Russian Empire / Clapham, London, United Kingdom Country Tags: Russia. Czech Republic. United Kingdom. Centuries: XX. enter Title: Grandmaster.
go to site Wolrd Champion: 1927–1944. go to link School: Hastings Chess Club
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  • Winter, Edward G., ed. (1981). World chess champions. Pergamon.