19/07/2024
  • 4:52 pm Malaysia wins 4 gold and 3 silver in the 8th Eastern Asian Youth Rapid Championship
  • 1:12 pm Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship kicks off in George Town, Pulau Pinang
  • 8:07 pm Olympiad Team Dominates 2024 PMX National Classical Team Open Chess Championship!
  • 11:09 pm Salam Maal Hijrah
  • 3:13 pm MCF Rating Updated for May and June – UPDATED

To ensure that Chess Officials especially Trainers, Coaches and National Arbiters are recognized for the titles that they have received – especially when such accreditation is required by potential employer, an official certificates can now be requested by CLICKING THE FOLLOWING LINK and filling up the necessary details to complete the request. There is no […]

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FIDE approves and recognizes five(5) more Malaysians as FIDE Arbiters with effect from December 2023 at the recently concluded 3rd FIDE Council 2023. CONGRATULATIONS to all Arbiters, and MCF look forward to their continuous contribution towards the development and progression of chess in Malaysia The Arbiters are:1) FA Zamri Abdullah2) FA Mohd Nurul Izani Mohd […]

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In a short meeting which was chaired by MCF President – Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi, the Malaysian Chess Federation has agreed to absorb additional fees to allow for many more Malaysians to participate at next year’s Commonwealth event in Melaka. Earlier, MCF has already provided a reduced fee of USD60 (from the usual USD110) for […]

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Congratulations to eight (8) new National Arbiters whose title has been approved by FIDE over the Christmas weekend. MCF look forward to their continuous contribution to the development and progress of chess in Malaysia. Fed FIDE ID Name Licensing MAS 35847840 Ki, Wee Wah NA license MAS 35829010 Marimuthu, Revinthran NA license MAS 35853697 Abd […]

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Wishing everyone all the best and successes in the coming year!

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Pursuant to the 1st National Seniors Chess Championship held recently, MCF and KLCA has decided to proceed with the 1st Malaysian National Seniors Rapid Championship to complement the standard event. The series of Seniors event is an MCF and KLCA initiative to continue encouraging chess to be played by players from all walks of life […]

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It is with great sadness for the Malaysian Chess Federation to announce the passing of Mr. Daniel Yong Chen-I, IGB REIT joint COO and former President of Selangor Chess Association, yesterday. For the chess community, as the grandnephew of the late Dato’ Tan Chin Nam, Daniel was the beacon that continued to help the chess […]

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Last weekend, 13 Malaysians took part in the Asian Online and Asian Juniors Online Juniors Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities held via TORNELO platform. The 6 rounds event was organized by the Asian Chess Federation via its Commission for Disabled Asia on the 8th and 9th December 2023. For the Open Junior event, Loo […]

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An update of events that will be rated as MCF Rated events for December 2023, and January/February 2024.

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The National Interstate Chess Championship 2023 is set to start on the 28th of December 2023 until 31st December 2023. Hosted by the Persatuan Catur Negeri Perlis (PCNP), the event venue was shifted from Arau to the new venue at Dewan Jabatan Belia & Sukan Negeri Perlis, Kangar, Perlis. Despite the organizer initial challenges in […]

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