|Country||Soviet Union |
|Born||November 21, 1962|
|Title||Woman Grandmaster (1993) |
International Master (1995)
ICCF Grandmaster (1998)
|FIDE rating||2232 (December 2011)|
|Peak rating||2360 (July 1994)|
Rause won the silver medal in Latvian Chess Championship for women third times: 1981 (tournament won Astra Goldmane), 1984 (tournament won Anda Šafranska), 1994 (after lost additional match against Anda Šafranska - 1½:2½). In 1986, Rause played for Latvia in Soviet Women's Team Chess Championship in Minsk at second board.
Rause graduated from the University of Latvia with a Master of Philology degree. From December 2001 to February 2017 she worked as the editor in chief for Janis Roze Publishers in Riga. Rause was married with chess Grandmaster Igors Rausis.
- Wojciech Bartelski. "Soviet Women's Team Chess Championship :: Olita Rause". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2011-12-24.
- Wojciech Bartelski. "Women's Chess Olympiads :: Olita Rause". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2011-12-24.
- "Wcup-06 Final". Tables.iccf.com. Retrieved 2011-12-24.