| Estonia|| Viktoria Baskite|
| August 6, 1985 (age 30)
Tallinn, Estonia (1985-08-06) |
Woman International Master
Viktoria Baškite (born August 6, 1985 in Tallinn) is an Estonian chess Woman International Master (2004).
Viktoria Baškite Wikipedia
Daughter of Lithuanian father and Russian mother, Viktoria Baškite is a Tallinn chess school alumni. One of her first trainers was Estonian chess master Iivo Nei. From 2000 to 2003 Viktoria Baškite was the four-time winner of the Estonian Junior Chess Championships. From 1995 to 2003 she participated in the European Junior Chess Championships and the World Junior Chess Championships in different age groups. Her best result - 9th place at the European Junior Chess Championship in the group under 18 years (2002). In 2003 and 2004, she won the Open Sweden Junior Chess Championships. In 2004 Viktoria Baškite was named the best young chess player in Estonia.
In Estonian Women's Chess Championship has won gold (2000), 2 silver (2001, 2006) and 3 bronze medals (2002, 2003, 2005). In 2001 Viktoria Baškite won Estonian Rapid Chess Championship.
Viktoria Baškite played for Estonia in Chess Olympiads:In 2000, at first reserve board in the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul (+1 −2 =3);
In 2002, at third board in the 35th Chess Olympiad in Bled (+4 −6 =2);
In 2004, at first board in the 36th Chess Olympiad in Calvia (+3 −4 =7);
In 2006, at second board in the 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin (+7 −1 =3);
In 2008, at third board in the 38th Chess Olympiad in Dresden (+6 −2 =2).
Viktoria Baškite played for Estonia in European Team Chess Championship:In 2007, at fourth board in Heraklion (+4 −1 =3).
In 2003 Viktoria Baškite graduated from the Russian gymnasium in Lasnamäe. In 2005 Viktoria Baškite graduated from the Tallinn University of Technology faculty of mechanic with bachelor's degree, and in 2008 she receive a master's degree.