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Vera Menchik was the greatest Women's World Champion in history. She won the first eight consecutive championships, scoring an unbelievable +78 –1 =4. She played in many top level international tournaments against the best chess masters of her era. She beat World Champion Max Euwe twice – and she also beat Reshevsky, Opocensky, Sultan Khan, Albert Becker, Friedrich Samisch, and Harry Golombek.

Vera Menchik: Chess Champion

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