09/08/2022
  • 10:48 am Apply for ASIAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 – Bali, Indonesia (13th-22nd October 2022)
  • 8:35 pm MCF President Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi at FIDE Congress
  • 6:43 pm MCF Calendar – August onwards
  • 7:07 pm 44th World Olympiad: Go Team Malaysia!
  • 4:00 pm World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2022 and World Junior U20 Chess Championship 2022

While the automatic slots have been offered to the winner of the age group NYCC 2020 events held in June, a few slots have remained unfilled as some players had to decline the offer. That said, MCF is looking for official players to apply for the U16 (Girls), U10 (Open/Boys and Girls) and the U8 […]

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Albeit his hectic schedule and the possibility of missing the Congress and the Olympiad last week, MCF President – Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi, finally managed to squeeze some valuable time to be at the Olympiad, getting to know the who’s who of the Chess World. Arriving in Chennai yesterday, Akhram did not waste any time […]

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List of events received and/or approved by the Malaysian Chess Federation Tournament Committee from August until November 2022. In many of the events, additional approval from COS – Commissioner of Sports, is required as such, all the organizers have been requested to get in touch with COS and seek further advice. As COS would require […]

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It was a casual send-off for our Malaysian contingent to the 44th World Olympiad last Wednesday – attended by close friends, and MCF President Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi. Leading the pack was Head of Contingent – Muhammad Firdaus Ismail with FM Sumant Subramaniam managing the Open Team and his counterpart IM Mok Tze Meng for […]

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MCF is calling young Malaysians who are interested to be part of the National contingent to the World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad and the World Junior U20 Chess Championship 2022 to apply for a chance to compete in the above tournaments to be held later in the year. WORLD YOUTH U16 CHESS OLYMPIAD 2022 Scheduled […]

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The Malaysian Chess Federation is calling Amateur Chess Players in Malaysia – with FIDE Rating below 2000, to apply for the chance to represent Malaysia at the upcoming Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2022 to be held in Muscat, Oman from 28th September until 6th October. Players who are interested to apply must have both MCF […]

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A total of 11 players applied for a place as the Malaysian Official Representatives to the World Youth in Romania, and another 5 for the World Cadets in Georgia. With the application window closing on the 30th of June 2022 – and after careful selection from the MCF Selection Committee, the following players were selected […]

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Kaluthara – Sri Lanka from 25th August to 3rd September 2022. The event is organized by The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the International Chess Federation (FIDE). Another Junior event is open for interested Malaysian youngsters to participate, this time, it’s the Asian level event […]

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These are upcoming ASIAN and WORLD level events that may interest chess players and teams that are eager to explore and experience quality International events. While some of the events can only be offered to reigning National Champions such as Continental, Rapid Blitz Championships, and Team events, some individual events are open for almost anyone […]

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At the recently concluded Asian Junior Online Championship for Players with Disabilities held via the Tornelo platform, Malaysia’s Ainul Mardhiah Mohd Afif did well to earn the second spot in the Girls event which was participated by players from Kazakhstan, Bangladesh, Philipines, Iran, and Kyrgyzstan. In the event, Kurmanalina Tomiris of Kazakhstan won the event […]

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