Tamāra Vilerte

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Tamāra Vilerte
Vilerte,Tamara 2013 Ragaz.jpg
Tamāra Vilerte in 2013 (Bad Ragaz)
Country Latvia
Born (1954-03-05)March 5, 1954
Omsk, Russia
Title Woman Grandmaster
Women's World Champion Women World Senior Champion, 2008
Peak rating 2238

Tamāra Vilerte (also Tamāra Rudovska, born March 5, 1954, Omsk) is a Latvian chess player who won the World Senior Women Chess Championship in 2008 (Bad Zwischenahn, Germany)[1] and holds the title of Woman Grandmaster. In 2008, she took second place in European Senior Women Chess Championship in Davos.[2] Vilerte won the Latvian Girl Championship in 1971 and 1972. In 1972 she shared third through seventh place at the Soviet Junior Championship.[3] She also shared the Latvian Chess Championship for women in 1973.

Vilerte graduated from the Daugavpils Pedagogical Institute. She is a biology teacher by profession but works as a chess trainer. Her brother Jānis Vilerts (1943–2001) was director at the Kuldiga Chess School.


External links[edit]

  • Tamāra Vilerte rating card at FIDE Edit this at Wikidata
  • Tamāra Vilerte player profile at 365chess.com
  • Žuravļevs, N.; Dulbergs, I.; Kuzmičovs, G. (1980) (in Latvian), Latvijas šahistu jaunrade, Riga: Avots. pp. 95 – 96