Salomėja Zaksaitė

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Salomėja Zaksaitė at the 2011 European Women's Team Championship
Association LithuaniaLithuania Lithuania
Born July 25, 1985
title International Women's Champion (2003)
Current  Elo rating 2202 (September 2019)
Best Elo rating 2336 (July 2016)
Tab at the FIDE (English)

Salomėja Zaksaitė (spelling at the World Chess Federation FIDE Salomeja Zaksaite ; born July 25, 1985 in Kaunas ) is a Lithuanian chess player , sports criminal and criminologist .


Her mother, Genovaitė Zaksienė (* 1946), who holds a doctorate in maths , is a retired lecturer in the Faculty of Fundamental Sciences at the Technical University of Kaunas . From 1991 to 1998 Zaksaitė attended “Anima” secondary school in Kaunas and from 1998 to 2003 the grammar school of Kaunas Technical University . After graduating from high school , she completed her master's degree in law from 2003 to 2008 with a specialization in criminology, and from 2008 to 2012 her doctorate at the Vilnius University Law Faculty . From 2009 to 2010, Zaksaitė was a council member of the VU Law Faculty, representing the student body . On January 27, 2012, she did her doctorate in criminal and sports law on the topic of dissemination and prevention problems of fraud in sports (lit. "Sukčiavimo sporto srityje paplitimas ir prevencijos problemos") with Anna Drakšienė.

Zaksaitė worked at the Lithuanian Law Research Institute for several years . From November 2006 she worked as an assistant, from 2008 a senior specialist, from 2009 as a researcher in the Department of Legal Systems Research and then as a research assistant in the Department of Criminal Justice . In the fall semester of 2012, Zaksaitė taught comparative criminal law in English at the European Humanities University . From April 2013 to March 2015 she did research as a postdoctoral fellow at the Mykolas Romeris University on the subject of “ Deception in sports: dissemination, prevention and legal assessment” (with funding from the Lithuanian Science Council ). Their supervisor was Alfredas Kiškis. In 2015 she published the corresponding monograph on the topic of her two-year research at the university.

Zaksaitė gave lectures in 2009 in Moscow , at the University of Oxford and in 2011 at the German Sport University Cologne on the topic of Recent tendencies in Lithuanian antidoping law . She continued her education in Denmark .

Zaksaitė is a member of the Lithuanian Criminologists Association.

Zaksaitė speaks English and Russian and has a basic knowledge of German.

Chess successes

In 2003 Zaksaitė received the title of International Women's Champion (WIM). She achieved the norms for this in July 2002 at the Baltic women's championship in Panevėžys with over-fulfillment, in August 2002 at a tournament in Birštonas , also with over-fulfillment, and in July 2003 at the international Sosnicki Memorial in Świdnica, Poland . For the Lithuanian women's team, she played in the Chess Olympiads in 2002 , 2014 , 2016 and 2018 and at the European Team Championships 2005, 2007, 2011 , 2013, 2015 and 2017. In the Single European Championship Women 2015 Georgian Tschakwi won Zaksaitė against the Ukrainian chess player Anna Ushenina ( Elo 2467), former world chess champion from 2012 to 2013, and played a draw against the Russian chess player Yekaterina Kowalewskaja (Elo 2450), former vice world champion from 2004.

At the Lithuanian individual championship for women in 1999, 2013 and 2015 Zaksaitė took 2nd place, 2011 3rd place and 2014 and 2016 she won them.

Zaksaitė played club chess in Lithuania for ŠK Margiris Kaunas , with whom she took part in the Women's European Club Cup in 1999 , and MRU Vilnius Fortas , with whom she took part in the European Women's Club Cup in 2013, in Denmark for SK 1968 Århus , where she played in the Skakligaen in the 2009/10 season and in the British Four Nations Chess League in the 2016/17 season for Barbican .

Her first trainer was the correspondence chess grandmaster Gintautas Petraitis (* 1944). Your current trainer is the international master Vaidas Sakalauskas (* 1971).


  • Vaiko minimalios priežiūros priemonės Lietuvoje: prielaidos, situacija ir įgyvendinimo problemos "(Authors: Laura Ūselė, dr. Salomėja Zaksaitė, Judita Žukauskaitė, dr. Tautvydas Žėkas). Lithuanian Institute of Law . Vilnius, 2013 m. Vilnius, 2013 m.
  • Apgaulė sporto srityje: teisinis ir kriminologinis požiūris. 250 psl., Leidykla: Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius. 2015 m.
  • The Interrelation of Micro and Macro Factors That Contribute to Cheating in Sports.
  • Criminalization, Qualification and Prooving of Corruption in the Private Sector: Analysis of Some Practical Cases
  • Hill, Declan . Parduotos rungtynės: futbolas ir organizuotas nusikalstamumas / Declan Hill; [vertė Salomėja Zaksaitė, Mykolas Krivcovas]. Vilnius: Lietuvos krepšinio profesinė sąjunga "Solidarumas", 2011-. d. ISBN 9786099535005 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Genovaitė Zaksienė ( memento of the original from March 13, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. VU Teisės fakulteto Studentų atstovybės ataskaita ( Memento from April 26, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
  3. Doctorate, 2012 (Vilnius)
  4. Бакалаврская работа студентов Exemples программы "Международное право" (4 курс, дневной) ( Memento of the original June 22, 2012 at the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link is automatically inserted and not yet tested. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (Page no longer available) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  5. PostDoc in Lithuania ( Memento of the original from February 28, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (PDF; 72 kB) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  6. Messages (MRU)
  7. В Москве прошла международная научно-практическая конференция студентов и молодых ученых "Современная университетская спортивная наука"
  8. Play the Game 2011
  9. WIM application to FIDE (English)
  10. Salomėja Zaksaitės results at the women's chess Olympiads on (English)
  11. 42nd Olympiad Baku 2016 Women team line-up with individual results - Women Lithuania. In: September 13, 2016, accessed June 3, 2019 .
  12. 43rd Olympiad Batumi 2018 Women team line-up with individual results - Women Lithuania. In: October 5, 2019, accessed June 3, 2019 .
  13. Salomėja Zaksaitės results at the European Women's Team Championships on (English)
  14. Šachmatininkė Salomėja Zaksaitė įveikė pasaulio čempionę Aną Ušeniną
  15. Šachmatininkė S. Zaksaitė Europos čempionate nepaiso autoritetų ( Lietuvos žinios )
  16. Europos moterų šachmatų čempionate D. Daulytė liko 44-a, S. Zaksaitė - 57-a
  17. Lietuvos moterų čempionate triumfavo S. Zaksaitė (daily newspaper Lietuvos žinios )
  18. Klasikinių šachmatų Lietuvos moterų čempione tapo S. Zaksaitė
  19. Results at the 2016 Lithuanian Women's Championship
  20. Salomėja Zaksaitės results at the European Women's Club Cups on (English)
  21. Šachmatininkė brandos egzaminų maratone (Jurgita Šakienė: " Kauno diena ") of May 30, 2003 00:00
  22. ^ V. Sakalauskas ( Memento from August 16, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
  23. Association for the Study of Sport and the European Union (Sport & EU) (PDF; 1.0 MB)
  24. [1] (PDF; 537 KB)