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KL Gateway Mall, Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur

The Malaysian Chess Federation – together with KL Gateway Mall, Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur, will be organizing the 2023 edition of the National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship to be held from 17th to 19th November 2023.

With a total prize fund of RM5,200 – RM3,700 for the Rapid event and RM1,500 for Blitz, the 3 days event will be both FIDE and NATIONAL Rated. As usual, entries for players with title IM/WIM/NM/WNM are free and state reps are limited only to 4 players per state. As such, players much have a FIDE ID and MCF ID to play in the event.

For the Rapid event, game is to be played over 9 rounds Swiss with a time control of 15 minutes + 10 seconds. For the Blitz event, it will be played over 11 rounds Swiss with a faster time control of 3 minutes + 2 seconds.

Closing date to register is 3rd November 2023. While MCF may still accept registration after the closing date, we reserve the right to reject application and/or impose additional fees as penalty for late registration.

Please refer the following for more details.

To register for the event, please click the following link and fill up the google form https://forms.gle/qDX2gKkDJvEYEwcc9.

For state reps, please contact mcfsecretariat@malaysiachess.org

Come and support our National Rapid and Blitz event 2023!

MCF Secretariat