10/05/2021
  • 1:01 pm MCF KUPTM Event – FIDE Rating Report Published
  • 11:00 pm ZONAL 3.3 kicked off with 13 aspiring Malaysians
  • 1:23 pm X Tiv Selangor Virtual Chess 2021 – Series 2, is now open for Registration!
  • 6:00 pm Getting Ready for SEA Games – Meeting with Chef de Mission Datuk Haji Hamidin
  • 10:44 am ASIAN Continental (Hybrid) and FIDE World Cup 2021 (Sochi, Russia) – Interested?

The Q1 MCF Blitz is attracting some of the best players in the nation led by former National Champions NM Evan Capel and FM Wong Yinn Long, Malaysia’s Junior players FM Rohan Shan Tze Navaratnam and FM Lye Lik Zang, Senior players Abdullah Che Hassan and Nik Ahmad Farouqi. Other notable players include WCM Nithyalakshmi […]

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The closing date for the MCF Online Blitz Chess Tournament has been extended to 27th February 2021 – Saturday, with registration slowly picking up pace. The event will be played on Sunday, 28th February starting at 2:00pm with the final round expected to be concluded by 6:30pm. The 11 rounds event will be played using […]

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Earlier in 2020, the Malaysian Chess Federation has agreed to revive a National Rating system similar to the one which was discontinued in 2017. However, with many Over The Board tournaments cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020, the idea was put on hold temporarily. With FIDE approving certain guidelines for Online and Hybrid events […]

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The Selangor Exco for Youth and Sports have confirmed the dates for the Selangor XTiv Virtual Chess Series 2021 to be held between April and August 2021 starting with Series 1 on 10th April 2021. Players have the option to enter any of the four playing categories offered – U12, U18, Ladies and Open with […]

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In response to a few emails sent to MCF Secretariat inquiring the current Arbiter status – mostly for NA, please view the attached listing to see if your name is listed as NA, FA or IA. If you have applied but your name does not appear, please send an email to mcfsecretariat@malaysiachess.org to check the […]

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It will be busy weekends ahead for the Malaysian Chess Federation starting with the last weekend in February and continuing until the middle of April – a day before Muslim starts its Ramadhan fasting ritual. Pending the MCO situation – of which KBS has agreed for certain sports sector to resume competitively by March, it […]

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The President and Committee Members of the Malaysian Chess Federation wishes all Malaysian a HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 2021 – GONG XI FA CHAI May the New Year brings us endless happiness, immense health, longer life, abundance of wealth and great fortune!

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The Persatuan Catur Negeri Kedah (PERCAK) and supported by the the Malaysian Chess Federation, will be organizing the first edition of National Arbiter Online Seminar for 2021 to be held form 5th to 7th March 2021. Similar with the previous National Arbiter Online Seminar held last year with Persatuan Catur Negeri Perlis, the fees to […]

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In view of the growing issues and concerns with regards to Online tournaments organized by many chess organizers around the country, the Malaysian Chess Federation has decided to implement stricter requirements in order for activities to be endorsed and recognized as a National level event. Additional requirements that organizers will need to fulfill include the […]

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It is quite rare that chess news are shared in the national news main stream and when it is, it uplifts the spirit of the community and puts chess closer to being at par with main stream sports. It also indicates that chess has a strong and loyal following that continues to support and contribute […]

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