03/12/2023
  • 12:42 pm ASIAN Online Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities
  • 10:46 pm MCF To Reimburse Almost RM50k To All State Affiliates
  • 11:31 am Malaysia Ranked 7th in FIDE Gender Equality in Chess Index
  • 3:08 pm Welcome Home World Youth Squad
  • 11:17 pm MCF Crowns New (and young!) Rapid and Blitz Chess Champions

It may not be the “normal” chess that we are used to but despite the differences, MCF still took the effort to field our hopefuls for the event. It is called Ouk Chatrang or Cambodia Traditional Chess – or Makruk in Thailand, and the board game is very popular in Indochina hence the reason it […]

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FIDE has approved three (3) more National Arbiters for Malaysia as of the 20th of April 2023. They are: CONGRATULATIONS!

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The Malaysian Chess Federation is pleased to inform everyone that registration for the event shall remain open until Sunday, the 7th of May 2023. As of today, there are 12 players that have confirmed their participation for the Open event, and another 9 players for the Women’s event. The list of players can be found […]

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The following players have registered and responded to MCF’s calling to participate in the upcoming 21st ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championship in Bangkok, Thailand from 17th to 27th June 2023. With the closing date set to be on 25th April 2023, players can still register directly with the organizer but the process will incur an […]

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With 2 days to go before the closing date, MCF begins to receive entries from its State Affiliates led by Pulau Pinang, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, and Melaka. While the number of entries could be the lowest number of entries in recent years, the overall number of participants in the event is the second highest at […]

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MCF will be organizing the National Youth Chess Championship to be held at Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Seri Iskandar, Perak starting from 9th to 11th June 2023. The date has been picked as further delay will create challenges for MCF to select official players to represent the country at international Youth and Cadets events, and will […]

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With 1 week more to go before the registration closes, only 4 players (above FIDE Rating of 2000) have taken up the free offer to participate in the Open event. But for the Women Section, none of the players above FIDE Rating of 1800 has taken up the free offer. To date, 22 players below […]

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In an email that was received by MCF earlier today, FIDE Arbiter’s Commission has approved the organizing of an FA Seminar to be organized by the Sandokan Chess Club/Sabah Chess Association to be held in Sandakan from 17th to 20th May 2023. With Pavilion Hotel in Sandakan to be the venue for the Seminar, the […]

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Update of Trainer’s List to be submitted to ISN by 25th April 2023 FIDE Qualified Trainers who have registered with MCF. Thank you for the support provided. FIDE Qualified Trainers listed below are requested to upgrade their MCF Registration as Trainer. Please write to mcfsecretariat@malaysiachess.org of your intention to be listed as “Trainers” and attach […]

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