• 11:03 pm Important Dates in MCF Calendar 2023
  • 11:03 pm 100th Anniversary of Heydar Aliyev – Azerbaijan National Leader’s Day Chess Tournament 2023 – Rapid FIDE Rated
  • 1:25 pm New National Arbiters Approved by FIDE
  • 10:58 am World Cadet & Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships 2023 (Batumi) from 5th to 12th June 2023
  • 12:27 am ASIAN ZONAL 3.3 (Jakarta) from 5th to `13th May 2023

The Institute for Chess Excellence and the Malaysian Chess Federation is launching a National Junior Training Program as a platform for the development of our best young talent.

Sessions with be weekly, on Saturdays for four hours, from 1-5 p.m., and be facilitated by FIDE Licenced Trainers.

There will initially be five regional centres, the first being at the Institute for Chess Excellence (central) followed by Johor (south) and then north, east and in either Sabah or Sarawak).

International Masters and FIDE Trainers Jimmy Liew and Mas Hafizulhelmi who were the leaders of their generations will be amongst the local coaches.

This initiative of the Malaysian Chess Federation is not intended to compete with local and foreign coaches and academies working with Malaysians but to increase the competitiveness of our players

Grandmasters and International Masters who are recognised as top trainers internationally will also be invited to conduct master classes and workshops quarterly.

Enquires can be made to Peter Long by email to peterlong@aol.asia or via WhatsApp to +60183688662