25/04/2024
  • 4:25 pm Another International Event Looms – 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2024
  • 12:13 am Malaysian Chess Championship 2024 – Here We Go!
  • 1:29 am SELAMAT HARI RAYA AIDIL FITRI
  • 1:20 pm National Youth Chess Championship 2024 – 25th to 27th May 2024 (UTP, Seri Iskandar, Perak)
  • 3:15 pm Malaysian Chess Championship 2024 – Updates

While some of the dates have not yet been fixed, most have been confirmed by the organizer.

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OPEN and WOMEN CATEGORY. FREE ENTRY FOR FIDE- RATED PLAYERS ABOVE 2000 (Open) and ABOVE 1800 (Women). RM 5,000 prize money with RM1,000 to the winner for Open and RM600 for WOmen. Limited to 64 Players (Open/Women) The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) is proud to be a part of Azerbaijan’s global celebration to commemorate the […]

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Five more aspiring arbiters have been approved for the title of National Arbiter (NA) by FIDE. With that, Malaysia now has 309 Arbiters listed in the FIDE database with 252 National Arbiters, 31 FIDE Arbiters, and 20 International Arbiters. Out of the 31 FAs, only 27 are considered active, and out of the 20 IAs, […]

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FIDE calls upon Cadets and Youth players – ages from Under 8 to Under 18, to participate in the upcoming World Cadet & Youth Chess Championship 2023 to be held in Batumi, Georgia from 5th to 12th June 2023. Organized by the Georgian Chess Federation and FIDE, Similar to the Zonal event, any players who […]

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The Asian Zonal 3.3 Chess Championship is set to be contested from 5th to 13th May 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia to select the top two Open players, and the top women player to automatically qualify for the FIDE World Cup 2023. All players from Federations listed within FIDE Zone 3.3 are invited to play in […]

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With the recent announcement by YB Minister Youth and Sports – YB Puan Hannah Yeoh, MCF will also be taking the same steps and will no longer process or provide sanction letters for registered sports entities under COS to manage events/programs. As the ruling is meant only for sports entities that are registered with COS, […]

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For players who are interested to play in the Malaysian Chess Championship 2023 and are looking for alternative hotels to stay, the following list has been prepared for your convenience. However, take note that the list is prepared based on information that we have gathered through open information as such, the details and cost – […]

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The Malaysian Chess Federation extends its sincerest and deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Gregory Lau Beng Hock – former MCF Secretary, on his passing yesterday morning. A former national player who represented Malaysia at the Olympiad in 2002 and 2010, and later on took the role of coach and trainer […]

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The most awaited National Event is set to be held from 3rd to 7th May 2023 at Flemington Hotel, in Taiping, Perak. This year’s format will be the same as last year where the event is divided into 3 categories – the Open, the Women, and the Challenger Category. The only difference is that the […]

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