Announcement to all chess tournament organisers who intend to organise FIDE Rated Tournament, please use following updated form for FIDE Rated Event Application Form.
The Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre) with endorsement from Malaysian Chess Federation will be organizing the 16th Malaysian Chess Festival as follows:
Official Website: http://www.datchesscenter.net/
09 – 10th August 2019 (Friday & Saturday) (CLOSING DATE 01 AUGUST 2019)
1) Merdeka Team Chess Championship (OPEN)
2) Datin Yee Wai Fong MERDEKA Junior Team Chess Championship (JUNIOR U12) 15th August (Thursday)
3) 10th DATCC/DATIN YEE WAI FONG Age Group Chess Championship (CLOSING DATE: 01 JULY 2019)
11th August (Arrival) – 19th August (Departure) –
Monday to Monday (CLOSING DATE: 01 AUGUST 2019)
4) 16th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Malaysian Open Chess Championship
5) 10th IGB Dato Tan Chin Nam International Seniors Open Chess Championship
6) 14th IGB BERHAD Malaysia Chess Challenge
11th August 2019 (Sunday) (CLOSING DATE: 01 AUGUST 2019)
7) Merdeka Day Individual Rapid Chess Championship (Open/Under18/Under12)
Prospectus and registration form can be downloaded from the links below.
Scan here for online form :
The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF),
its Committee Members, State Affiliates and the Malaysian Chess Community
extends its deepest condolences to the family of
Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong
Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah and family member of the Royal Palace of Pahang
on the recent passing away of
Paduka Ayahanda Almarhum Sultan Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar
Under the patronage of Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong
Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah, the Royal Palace of Pahang has been a great supporter for chess development in the State of Pahang and the country, and it is well echoed in the Palace involvement at many National and International level events organized by the Persatuan Catur Negeri Pahang.
As a mark of respect, and in view of the Pahang Palace close relationship with the Pahang chess community, the Malaysian Chess Federation and the Persatuan Catur Negeri Pahang as the organizer of the event,
has agreed to postpone The Malaysian Chess Championship 2019 to start on Wednesday, 29th May 2019 with Kuantan, Pahang and Grand Continental Hotel to remain as its venue.
As President of the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF), we seek the understanding of our chess community during this trying period for the State of Pahang, and continue your undivided support for the event and the development of chess in Malaysia as a whole.
Download : Official MCF Statement
The Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open will be held in Tongguanyao town, Changsha city, Hunan Province China from 28th July(arrival) to 7th August(departure）2019.
There will be three open tournaments(A, B and C) according to the rating of the participants.
This is an Open event so players can register directly with the organizers. Not require to register via MCF.
No entry will be accepted after 5th July 2019. Payment has been paid for are not refundable.
Closing date is 5th July 2019.
This is to informed that the registration for Malaysian Chess Championship 2019 is now closed.
The Bangladesh Chess Federation has the honor to invite MCF to participate in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the DUBAI CUP from 9th to 18th July, 2019 at FARS Hotel & Resorts in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The deadline for application submission to MCF is 24 May 2019.
Submit your application to :
The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite MCF to participate in the Championship to be held at New Delhi, India from 29th June to 7th July 2019.
The deadline for application submission to MCF is 21st May 2019.
Submit your application to :
Download CWCC-2019 PROSPECTUS
Thailand Chess Association (TCA) under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and World Chess Federation (FIDE) invites all Asian national/regional chess federations to participate in the 4th Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 1st August (Arrival) – 10th August (Departure) 2019.
Those interested can write before 1st July 2019 to:
Criteria to qualify for this event:
1. The player must finish top 4 in NYCC 2019 in their respective category contested.
2. The position of Official player shall be awarded to the player in the sequence of NYCC 2019 results ie Champion, followed by 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
3. Players who finished 2nd, 3rd or 4th during NYCC 2019 can apply to go as Additional player.