Petrova Porskoff was a Russian witch and Chaser. The Porskoff Ploy was named after Porskoff, and the likelihood is that Porskoff invented that Quidditch tactic.
Behind the scenes
- Petrova is a Russian surname, not a given name. Additionally, surnames ending in -off (Westernised spelling of the traditional -ov suffix) are male, while those ending in -ova (like Petrova) are female.
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