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Valentina Borisenko

Full name Valentina Michajlovna Borisenko
Country Soviet Union
Born 28 January 1920
Title Honorary Woman Grandmaster

Valentina Michajlovna Borisenko (née Valentina Belova; Russian: Валентина Михайловна Борисенко; Čerepovec, 28 January 1920 - Saint Petersburg, 6 March 1993) was a Soviet chess player.

She was a five-times winner of the Women's Soviet Championship: 1945, 1955, 1957, 1960, and 1961 (a record divided with Nona Gaprindashvili).

She won the Leningrad women's chess championship seven times (1940, 1945, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1955, and 1956), and four times the RSFSR women's championship.

In the Women's World Chess Championship 1949-50 she tied for 3rd-4th with Elisabeth Bykova.

In 1970 she was equal first with Waltraud Nowarra in the international tournament at Halle.

In 1977 she was awarded by FIDE the Honorary title of Woman Grandmaster for her results in the years 1945-1970.