Rudenko, Ludmilla Vladmirovna
Ludmilla Vladmirovna Rudenko (1904-1986) was an International woman grandmaster (1976) from Leningrad. First Soviet woman to capture the World Women’s Championship. She won the title in the 1949-1950 World Championship Tournament (+9-1=5). In 1928, she became women’s champion of Moscow. She was USSR Women’s champion in 1952. She lost the World Women’s Championship in 1953 to Elizaveta Bykova (+4-7=2). Her occupation was an economic planner.