07/06/2020
  • 10:46 pm FIDE Checkmate Coronavirus Event – MCF and Penang Chess Association
  • 10:00 pm MCF Online Chess Team Trial
  • 11:34 pm TRAINERS TITLE AWARDED BY FIDE – CONGRATULATIONS!!!
  • 5:47 pm ASIAN JUNIOR RAPID ONLINE – Results
  • 9:36 am ASIAN JUNIOR RAPID ONLINE STARTS TODAY

In an effort to market more chess tournaments during the COVID19 pandemic that has impacted many countries around the world, FIDE has come up with a unique program dubbed the Checkmate Coronovirus aimed at promoting huge chess followers to play online chess. While FIDE and FIDE Online Arena will be the main driver behind the […]

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The Malaysian Chess Federation conducted its first ever official online chess trial event which was competed by 8 teams from Penang and Klang Valley area earlier today. The mini event was held over 4 rounds with a time control of 10 minutes + 2 seconds increment. The event was managed using a different organization concept […]

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Following the Trainer’s Seminar which was conducted in Johor Bahru by the Johor Chess Association in November 2019, FIDE has recently shared the successful list of candidates that have passed the necessary qualification examination and has now earned the title of Trainers or Instructor from FIDE as of May 2020. MCF would like to CONGRATULATE […]

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As the organizer requires everyone to login by 10:30am local Malaysian time, most players (including officials and “kay poh chee” onlookers like me) were already logged into the zoom meeting application by 10:20am. It was good to see some familiar faces on the screen i.e. Mr Casto Abundo, Mr Mahdi Abdulrahim and Mr KK Chan […]

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The Asian Junior Open Chess Championship 2020 (Rapid Online) starts today for Malaysia which is pooled into Zone 3.3 consisting of Singapore, Mongolia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Brunei, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taipei. A total of 35 players are vying for the Boys category and another 31 player for the Girls category with […]

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The Malaysian Chess Federation and all its Committee Members would like to take this opportunity to wish ALL MUSLIMS and ALL MALAYSIANS a SELAMAT HARI RAYA AIDIL FITRI – MAAF ZAHIR BATIN https://malaysiachess.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Selamat-Hari-Raya-from-MCF-1.mov

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It is without any doubt that the current global COVID19 pandemic has thrown a huge spanner in our otherwise routine and normal lives that was usually filled with colors of rainbows and everything in between. With the earlier phase of MCO (Movement Control Order) which many considered as partial lockdown, and the ensuing CMCO (Conditional […]

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Pursuant to the additional players allowed by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) – as the organizer for the event, to participate in the upcoming Asian Junior Chess Championship, the Malaysian Chess Federation were put to task to select three (3) girls players in addition to the three (3) boys that were selected at the initial […]

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APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED – 11 Applications Received As of 11:59pm last night, a total of eleven (11) players from all over the country – from Sarawak right up to Kedah, have submitted their applications to be selected as Malaysia’s girl representative to the first ever Asian Junior Chess Championship (Rapid Online) to be held […]

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URGENT….. URGENT….. URGENT – Please Read OnIf interested, please email to mcfsecretariat@malaysiachess.org, mcfselection@malaysiachess.org and inquiries@malaysiachess.orf As the final version of the Rules and Regulations of the inaugural ASIAN JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP (Rapid Online) is being shared by the Asian Chess Federation, more good news is in store for the chess community. First and foremost, the […]

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