|Defending Women World Champion GM Anna Ushenina from Ukraine|
|The challenger GM Hou Yifan from China. She is former Women World Champion 2010-2012|
|First round match will start on 10th September 2013|
Anna Ushenina and Hou Yifan played their first game in 2006 during World Chess Olympiad (Turin, Italy) and the game ended in a draw. In 2007 another peace was signed during Russian team championship. Hou Yifan took the lead in their encounter in 2007-2008 when she won three games in a raw. However, in the end of 2008 Anna Ushenina managed to outplay Chinese prodigy during the European Club Cup. Another draw in 2009 and the players stopped meeting over the board for the next 4 years, till 2013! Anna Ushenina defeated Hou Yifan with black pieces in their last encounter during Geneva Grand Prix.