Tamāra Vilerte

Tamāra Vilerte (born 5 March 1954 in Omsk), also known as Tamāra Rudovska, 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.

Tamāra Vilerte
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Vilerte in Bad Ragaz, 2013
Born (1954-10-12) 12 October 1954 (age 67)
Omsk, Russia
TitleWoman Grandmaster (2008)
Women's World ChampionWomen World Senior Champion, 2008
FIDE rating1975 (August 2019)
Peak rating2238 (January 2009)

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.


  1. ^ "World Senior Championship 2008". Seniorenschach.de. Archived from the original on 20 September 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  2. ^ "European Senior Championship 2008". Chess-Results.com. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Soviet Junior Championship 1972". Narod.ru. Archived from the original on 26 May 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  • Žuravļevs, N.; Dulbergs, I.; Kuzmičovs, G. (1980) (in Latvian), Latvijas šahistu jaunrade, Riga: Avots. pp. 95 – 96

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