05/08/2020
  • 2:17 pm Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Adha
  • 1:24 pm Malaysia in Pool A (Div. 3) – Games starting at 4:00pm on 7th August 2020
  • 7:47 pm Apply as MCF Satellite Online venue – Free Registration for qualified centers/academies
  • 1:25 pm Malaysian Team at the Online Olympiad
  • 2:22 pm FIDE Veteran Support Program – Relief Fund for Chess Veterans 65+

The Malaysian Team to the Online Olympiad has been grouped into Pool A playing along side qualifiers from Division 4 – Syria and Hong Kong, and neighbor Singapore. Round 1 will start on Friday, 7th August 2020 at 4:00pm local time with Round 2 and Round 3 to follow at 5:00pm and 6:00pm respectively. The […]

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As our country begins to familiarize itself with a new norm, and sporting activities are allowed by the authorities, many are still concerns that the government may reactivate the lockdown exercise in view of the current increase in the number of daily COVID19 cases. Further, with many organizers getting used to organizing online events on […]

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Malaysian Team has been classified and scheduled by FIDE to enter the Online Olympiad event at Division 3 with games to start on 7th August 2020 and completed on 9th August 2020. With a time control of 15 minutes + 5 seconds, should the Malaysian Team performed well at the weekend’s round, they will continue […]

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Great news for chess players, organizers, enthusiasts, authors, etc., in short chess activists above the age of 65 as the International Chess Federation (FIDE) has announce its pledge to support by providing a relief fund for chess veterans who has been impacted due to the COVID19 pandemic. In its recent email to the various chess […]

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It was an interesting event with 33 teams from 9 states taking part in Malaysia’s first ever National Inter State Online Chess Championship 2020. With more than 132 players (and officials, parents, managers and captains) logging into chess.com, divided into two(2) Zoom meeting rooms, a huge list of participants in whatsapp group and constant update […]

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The list of lecturers who will be teaching at the Online Chess Camp is impressive as it includes former World Champion GM Anand Viswanathan, former World No 1 Women Player – GM Jutih Polgar, and GM Jacob Aagard, Chairman of FIDE Trainer’s Commission. Organized by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF), each Federation/Country is invited to […]

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All the 31 Teams from 8 States playing in the event, and the 124 players from all over the country, have been uploaded onto www.chess-results.com. MCF request that all Team Captains and Managers, and those that are involved in the event, to ask all players to check their chess.com nicknames/handle ID (categorized as “clubname” in […]

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As of the closing date yesterday, 31 teams from 8 States including 2 Paralympic teams have confirmed their participation for the 1st National Inter State Online Chess Championship 2020. While the organizers are still sorting out the Swiss Manager file and making sure that all the players have chess.com IDs. the States breakdown are as […]

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Be on the look out for more details in the next few days! Seats are limited! Breakfast, Lunch and Tea provided. Mark your calendar!

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