09/12/2022
  • 4:25 pm Penang A Crowned As National Inter-State Chess Champion 2022
  • 5:51 pm CONGRATULATIONS FM (soon to be IM) Rohan Shan Tze Navaratnam
  • 10:41 pm New NA (National Arbiter) Title Awarded
  • 1:32 am The National States Chess Championship 2022 – Sabah (21st Nov to 24th Nov 2022)
  • 6:14 pm 6th Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship 2022 – Players Confirmed

Due to the withdrawal of our National Champions from participating in the ASIAN Continental Chess Championship in New Delhi – CM Tan Jun Ying has decided to opt for the World Junior while WIM Siti Zulaikha eyeing on Bangkok Open, MCF Selection Committee has decided to reopen the application for the World Junior U20 (for […]

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With many more Over-The-Board (OTB) events being planned and organized as the country returns to normalities, the Persatuan Catur Negeri Perak has taken the initiative to organize a National Arbiter Seminar from 23rd to 25th September 2022. Hosted at the Agro Resort in Ipoh, the three (3) day course will be facilitated by FA Najib […]

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MCF is opening the application portal for interested players to apply as the Malaysian representative at the upcoming World Amateur Chess Championship to be held from the 20th to the 30th of October 2022 in Malta. As the organizer is not providing any provision for official players, all costs including board and lodging/hotel for the […]

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It will be a hectic ending to 2022 as many organizers are scrambling to complete their annual calendar of events before the 31st of December dateline. Starting from the biannual Olympiad that was completed by India in a record time after Russia was stripped as host, to the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2022 […]

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The ASIAN Chess Federation (ACF) has invited the Malaysian Chess Federation to send its representatives to the upcoming ASIAN Continental Chess Championship to be held in New Delhi, India from 25th October to 4th November 2022. With a prize fund of USD 60,000 up for grabs, the winner will qualify for the Zonal/World Championship Cycle […]

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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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