• 10:31 am Events Submitted for MCF Rating – and future MCF Rated events
  • 3:39 pm Malaysia to Organize Commonwealth Chess Championship 2023-24 from 19th to 28th February in Melaka
  • 10:25 pm Malaysians Youth To Participate At The 25th Asian Youth Chess Championship in Al-Ain, UAE
  • 1:03 am Eastern Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championship 2023 Officially Kicked Off in Sabah
  • 12:42 pm ASIAN Online Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities
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On the same, MCF is also inviting Amateur chess players – below FIDE Rating 1700, 2000 and 2300, to participate at the upcoming World Amateur Chess Championship to be held in Muscat, Oman from 1st November to 11th November 2023. The last date to apply is on the 1st of September 2023.

The event will be contested over 9 rounds of play using the standard time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds. Muscat, Oman was the host city for the Asian Amateur which was held last year where MCF CIO – Iwan Schani Ibnu, took the initiative to participate.

For more information on the event, please download the attached document:

To register, please go to https://worldamateur2023.fide.com
For more information about the event, interested players can write to the organizer at worldamateur2023@fide.com

As usual, the organizer may request a letter of support or endorsement from the Malaysian Chess Federation for for that, please write to mcfsecretariat@malaysiachess.org to obtain the support letter. Similarly, MCF will support all application to play in the event and would like to see many Malaysians to take up the challenge in Oman.

MCF Secretariat