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Tamāra Vilerte

Tamāra Vilerte in 2013 (Bad Ragaz)
Country Latvia
Born 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) 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.