25/09/2022
  • 12:56 am Commonwealth Chess Championship 2022 – Sri Lanka (13th to 23rd Nov)
  • 9:39 pm MCF Confirms Entries for World Junior, Continental, and Asian Amateur
  • 2:48 pm Interested to be recognized and certified FIDE Trainer?
  • 11:47 am ASIAN Youth Squad to Bali Named
  • 12:10 pm 6th Eastern Asia (ASEAN) Youth Chess Championship in Bangkok, Thailand from 4th to 13th Nov 2022

After months of preparation and fine-tuning – not to mention work being stopped due to COVID issues, MCF is launching the long-awaited Registration Portal and Rating System for the Malaysian Chess Community. The main objective of the Registration Portal is to manage and monitor the growth of the Malaysian Chess population, and allow events to […]

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With many countries including Malaysia gradually moving into the endemic phase of post COVID19 era, many Over-The-Board events have returned to color our chess activities. But while many are beginning to enjoy the excitement of a physical event – with a packed crowd at the many chess events organized over the past few weekends, there […]

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FIDE will be organizing their 4th Chess in Education Lecturer courses to be conducted online from 15th to 17th April 2022. Together with its Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and “Chess” Scientific Research Institute (CSRI), the course is limited to a maximum of 20 people (first come, first served) and registration is open until 13th […]

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In response to FIDE’s updated Financial Rules which outlines new charges to organize Rated events, MCF is also introducing its new rates for organizers who are interested to run FIDE Rated events starting from 1st April 2022 To attract more OTB events post COVID19 to be organized by local organizers, the rates for 2022 have […]

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Albeit the short timeline that MCF has to prepare our Junior Teams for the ASIAN Nations U14 Online Chess Championship, the response was very encouraging. At the end of it all, 10 boys and 9 girls will now have honors to represent our country at the event which is scheduled to be held from 25th […]

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Organized by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and hosted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, the ASIAN NATIONS CUP U14 TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 via TORNELO Platform (Online) has been scheduled to be held from 25th to 27th of March 2022. All ASIAN Nations have been invited to take part in this event for both […]

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On Friday, 4th March 2022, all National Sports bodies including The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) was given a reminder by the Commissioner of Sports with regards to the SOPs required for organizing sporting events. The reminder also requested all the National Sports bodies to share and remind everyone within their respective sports community of the […]

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Since its introduction in March 2019, the Malaysian Chess Federation Selection Committee has been relying on the CMP (Current Merit Points) Performance System to select players to represent the country in various International and Regional Tournaments. While the decision may not depend solely on the report, the CMP data provides a more learned and holistic […]

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Following a meeting with OCM last week, and another session with OCM top brass earlier this morning led by Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria, OCM together with the SEA Games Committee have agreed with MCF’s selection of its 10 players squad to the upcoming Hanoi SEA Games to be held in May […]

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