Born in Vilnius, WGM Baginskaite learned chess at the age of 8. She was Lithuanian Women's Champion at 15, the youngest to achieve that honor. Playing for the Soviet Union, Camilla won the World Women U-20 Championship in 1987, earning her the WIM title. In 2000, she shared the U.S. Women's Championship with Elina Groberman and came second to Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih in the US Women's Chess Championship (2009). Her victory in the 2000 US championship qualified her for the Women's World Chess Championship 2001 in Moscow, where she reached the last sixteen. This was, at the time, the best result for a female U.S. chess player since the Championship was founded in 1927. She was defeated by Yuhua Xu in a tiebreak. Next year in 2002, she earned her WGM title.
During the Women’s Chess Olympiads in 1994 and 1996, she played top board for Lithuania. After she moved to San Francisco in 1997, she played for the US. At the Chess Olympiad in 2000, she played top board for the women's (USA) team. In 2002 she played 2nd board, 2006 as a reserve, and returned for the women's 2010 Olympiad team on the 4th board.
She is the wife of GM Alexey Vladislavovich Yermolinsky, and they have two sons. She is also a chess teacher, playing only a handful of rated games in the last few years, although she competed in the USA Women Championship (2010), the Women's World Championship Knockout Tournament (2010), the US Championship (Women) (2011) and US Championship (Women) (2012).
Photos of her are at http://www.chessbase.com/news/2006/... and http://lh5.ggpht.com/_rJ7cfsNDglI/S...
Wikipedia article: Camilla Baginskaite