Larissa Volpert

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Larisa Ilinichna Volpert (30 March 1926 [1] – 1 October 2017 [2]) was a Soviet-Russian chess Woman Grandmaster and Soviet-Russian-Estonian philologist of Jewish descent.[1]

She was three times Soviet women's chess champion (1954, 1958, and 1959). She earned the Woman International Master title in 1954 and the Woman Grandmaster title in 1977.

Volpert was born in Leningrad and died in Tallinn, Estonia at the age of 91.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 449, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6
  2. Умерла Лариса Ильинична Вольперт // Postimees, 1.10.2017. (Russian)