Valentina Kozlovskaya, 1996
18 April 1938 |
Yessentuki, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|FIDE rating||2239 (December 2015)|
|Peak rating||2315 (January 1975)|
Valentina Kozlovskaya (Russian: Валентина Козловская; born 18 April 1938 in Yessentuki) is a Russian chess player holding the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM), and the 1996 Senior Women's World Chess Champion.
Kozlovskaya won the Women's Soviet Chess Championship in 1965. She came second in the 1967 Women's Candidates Tournament. In the same year she placed second to Nona Gaprindashvili in a women's international tournament at Kiev. She won the gold medal at the Chess Olympiad in Havana 1966. In 1976 Kozlovskaya won the RSFSR women's championship and in 1979, she shared first place with Ludmila Saunina.
In 2014, she won the European Senior Championship in the women's over-65 (65+) division.
Kozlovskaya is a biochemist by profession and her main hobby apart from chess is classical music.
- Valentina Kozlovskaya FIDE rating history, 1972-2001 at OlimpBase.org
- OlimpBase Women's Chess Olympiads Soviet Union, Individual Record
- Valentina Kozlovskaya rating card at FIDE
- Valentina Kozlovskaya player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Valentina Kozlovskaya chess games at 365Chess.com
- Biography (Russian)
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