The 27th Summer Universiade event will take place on July 6-17 2013 in Kazan, Russia. Once again, chess has been included among the 27 sports that will be featured.
Prior to being included on Kazan 2013’s sports program, chess debuted at the 2011 Summer Universaide in Shenzhen. Chinese organizers added it as an optional sport and never regretted it.
The women section includes Anastasia Savina, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Zhao Xue, Ju Wenjun, Sopiko Guramishvili, Shen Yang, Irina Bulmaga, Olga Girya, etc.