25/09/2022
  • 12:56 am Commonwealth Chess Championship 2022 – Sri Lanka (13th to 23rd Nov)
  • 9:39 pm MCF Confirms Entries for World Junior, Continental, and Asian Amateur
  • 2:48 pm Interested to be recognized and certified FIDE Trainer?
  • 11:47 am ASIAN Youth Squad to Bali Named
  • 12:10 pm 6th Eastern Asia (ASEAN) Youth Chess Championship in Bangkok, Thailand from 4th to 13th Nov 2022

At a glance, the numbers may not look good but, if we were to dive deeper, we did much better than the previous results – since 2008 when the Olympiad goes to 11 rounds and the 4 players/1 reserve format was adopted for both the Men and Women events. While it may be difficult to […]

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While the automatic slots have been offered to the winner of the age group NYCC 2020 events held in June, a few slots have remained unfilled as some players had to decline the offer. That said, MCF is looking for official players to apply for the U16 (Girls), U10 (Open/Boys and Girls) and the U8 […]

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Albeit his hectic schedule and the possibility of missing the Congress and the Olympiad last week, MCF President – Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi, finally managed to squeeze some valuable time to be at the Olympiad, getting to know the who’s who of the Chess World. Arriving in Chennai yesterday, Akhram did not waste any time […]

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List of events received and/or approved by the Malaysian Chess Federation Tournament Committee from August until November 2022. In many of the events, additional approval from COS – Commissioner of Sports, is required as such, all the organizers have been requested to get in touch with COS and seek further advice. As COS would require […]

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It was a casual send-off for our Malaysian contingent to the 44th World Olympiad last Wednesday – attended by close friends, and MCF President Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi. Leading the pack was Head of Contingent – Muhammad Firdaus Ismail with FM Sumant Subramaniam managing the Open Team and his counterpart IM Mok Tze Meng for […]

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MCF is calling young Malaysians who are interested to be part of the National contingent to the World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad and the World Junior U20 Chess Championship 2022 to apply for a chance to compete in the above tournaments to be held later in the year. WORLD YOUTH U16 CHESS OLYMPIAD 2022 Scheduled […]

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The Malaysian Chess Federation is calling Amateur Chess Players in Malaysia – with FIDE Rating below 2000, to apply for the chance to represent Malaysia at the upcoming Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2022 to be held in Muscat, Oman from 28th September until 6th October. Players who are interested to apply must have both MCF […]

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A total of 11 players applied for a place as the Malaysian Official Representatives to the World Youth in Romania, and another 5 for the World Cadets in Georgia. With the application window closing on the 30th of June 2022 – and after careful selection from the MCF Selection Committee, the following players were selected […]

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Kaluthara – Sri Lanka from 25th August to 3rd September 2022. The event is organized by The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the International Chess Federation (FIDE). Another Junior event is open for interested Malaysian youngsters to participate, this time, it’s the Asian level event […]

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These are upcoming ASIAN and WORLD level events that may interest chess players and teams that are eager to explore and experience quality International events. While some of the events can only be offered to reigning National Champions such as Continental, Rapid Blitz Championships, and Team events, some individual events are open for almost anyone […]

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