By Jose “joeyj” Jereos Jr.
Tue, 16 Jul 2013
Chess Grandmaster Wesley So of Webster U, registered the Philippines’ 1st ever Gold Medal in the World University Games also known as the Universiade. The 27th Summer Universiade held in Kazan, Russia from 6-17 July 2013 comprised of 27 sports event with chess that debuted at the 2011 Summer Universaide in Shenzhen as an optional sport, was participated this year by chess players from 46 countries. The chess tournaments were held in Kazan Equestrian Complex from 9-15 July.