Tamāra Vilerte in 2013 (Bad Ragaz)
March 5, 1954|
|Women's World Champion||Women World Senior Champion, 2008|
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) and holds the title of Woman Grandmaster. In 2008, she took second place in European Senior Women Chess Championship in Davos. Vilerte won the Latvian Girl Championship in 1971 and 1972. In 1972 she shared third through seventh place at the Soviet Junior Championship. 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.
- Tamāra Vilerte rating card at FIDE
- Tamāra Vilerte player profile at 365chess.com
- Žuravļevs, N.; Dulbergs, I.; Kuzmičovs, G. (1980) (in Latvian), Latvijas šahistu jaunrade, Riga: Avots. pp. 95 – 96
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