In conjunction with the 16th Malaysian Chess Festival 2019, there will be a FIDE International Organizer (FIO) Seminar held in Cititel Midvalley Hotel from 13th – 15th August 2019. Mr. Ignatius Leong (IA, IO) will be the Lecturer. A very professional and vastly experienced Arbiter & Lecturer, Mr. Ignatius Leong (IA, IO) has agreed to come to Kuala Lumpur to conduct this Seminar. Potential Organizers, Arbiters, NA’s, FA’s & IA’s should not miss this opportunity to attend the Lectures. Parents and Coaches are also encouraged to attend the Lectures to expand and increase their knowledge of Chess.
Download FIDE IO Seminar 2019 Entry Form
International Chess Federation (FIDE), Spanish Chess Federation (FEDA), and the World Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2019 Organizing Committee, have the honor to invite all the FIDE member Chess Federations to participate in the 3rd FIDE World Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2019 (under 14, under 16 and under 18 years old – open and girls), which will take place in Salobreña, Spain, between September the 10th, 2019 (arrival) and September 14th, 2019 (departure).
Those interested can write before 1st July 2019 to:
Criteria to qualify for this event:
- The player must finish top 4 in NYCC 2019 in their respective category contested
- This event does not offer any free board / lodging to official player.
- Players who fulfil the minimum FIDE elo rating ceiling based on the chart listed below can apply to go as Additional player.
Announcement to all chess tournament organisers who intend to organise FIDE Rated Tournament, please use following updated form for FIDE Rated Event Application Form.
Download : https://malaysiachess.org/forms/Application_Form_for_FIDE_rated_Events_2019.docx
The Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre) with endorsement from Malaysian Chess Federation will be organizing the 16th Malaysian Chess Festival as follows:
Official Website: http://www.datchesscenter.net/
09 – 10th August 2019 (Friday & Saturday) (CLOSING DATE 01 AUGUST 2019)
1) Merdeka Team Chess Championship (OPEN)
2) Datin Yee Wai Fong MERDEKA Junior Team Chess Championship (JUNIOR U12) 15th August (Thursday)
3) 10th DATCC/DATIN YEE WAI FONG Age Group Chess Championship (CLOSING DATE: 01 JULY 2019)
11th August (Arrival) – 19th August (Departure) –
Monday to Monday (CLOSING DATE: 01 AUGUST 2019)
4) 16th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Malaysian Open Chess Championship
5) 10th IGB Dato Tan Chin Nam International Seniors Open Chess Championship
6) 14th IGB BERHAD Malaysia Chess Challenge
11th August 2019 (Sunday) (CLOSING DATE: 01 AUGUST 2019)
7) Merdeka Day Individual Rapid Chess Championship (Open/Under18/Under12)
Prospectus and registration form can be downloaded from the links below.
1. 16th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysian Open 2019
2. 10th IGB Dato Tan Chin Nam International Seniors Open 2019 (Updated – 31 May 2019)
3. IGB Berhad Challenge 2019 (Blue) (Updated – 31 May 2019)
4. DATCC AgeGroup 2019 (Light Blue)
5. ASTRO Merdeka Team Chess Championship 2019 (Updated – 31 May 2019)
6. Junior Team 2019
7. Merdeka Individual 2019
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The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF),
its Committee Members, State Affiliates and the Malaysian Chess Community
extends its deepest condolences to the family of
Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong
Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah and family member of the Royal Palace of Pahang
on the recent passing away of
Paduka Ayahanda Almarhum Sultan Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar
Under the patronage of Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong
Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah, the Royal Palace of Pahang has been a great supporter for chess development in the State of Pahang and the country, and it is well echoed in the Palace involvement at many National and International level events organized by the Persatuan Catur Negeri Pahang.
As a mark of respect, and in view of the Pahang Palace close relationship with the Pahang chess community, the Malaysian Chess Federation and the Persatuan Catur Negeri Pahang as the organizer of the event,
has agreed to postpone The Malaysian Chess Championship 2019 to start on Wednesday, 29th May 2019 with Kuantan, Pahang and Grand Continental Hotel to remain as its venue.
As President of the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF), we seek the understanding of our chess community during this trying period for the State of Pahang, and continue your undivided support for the event and the development of chess in Malaysia as a whole.
Download : Official MCF Statement
The Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open will be held in Tongguanyao town, Changsha city, Hunan Province China from 28th July(arrival) to 7th August(departure）2019.
There will be three open tournaments(A, B and C) according to the rating of the participants.
This is an Open event so players can register directly with the organizers. Not require to register via MCF.
No entry will be accepted after 5th July 2019. Payment has been paid for are not refundable.
Closing date is 5th July 2019.
Download : Regulation – Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open
This is to informed that the registration for Malaysian Chess Championship 2019 is now closed.