07/12/2021
  • 1:53 am Tan Sri Sabbaruddin Chik (1941-2021)
  • 2:45 pm National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2021 – Registration has CLOSED!
  • 1:51 pm MCF AGM – 4th December 2021
  • 11:28 pm National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship – Updates
  • 12:06 pm National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2021 – 24th to 26th December 2021

A Message From Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi President, Malaysian Chess Federation The news on the passing of Tan Sri Sabbaruddin Chik earlier this evening was received with great sadness by the Malaysian chess community. For those who have been involved in chess in the late 80’s and throughout the 90’s, chess activities and programs flourished […]

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With three (3) more weeks to go before the start of the National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2021, all the allocated slots for the event is already filled up. Due to strict SOP requirements that has been agreed upon when the application was submitted to the Commissioner of Sports, it is regretted that the […]

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The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) has set its AGM (Annual General Meeting) for 2021 to be held this coming Saturday, 4th December 2021 from 8:30pm until about 11:30pm via online platform. Due to the unsettling matters regarding COVID19 situation, MCF has decided to take the more precautionary steps of conducting an online meeting rather than […]

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Players who have signed up for the National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2021 to be held later during the Xmas break, are requested to check their names as per the list provided in chess-results.com. For the Rapid event, the listing can be found at:http://chess-results.com/tnr593309.aspx?lan=1 For the Blitz event, the listing can be found at:http://chess-results.com/tnr593308.aspx?lan=1 […]

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It has been a long time since an Over-The-Board National Level event is being held in Malaysia – since Persatuan Catur Pahang hosted the Malaysia Chess Championship 2019 in Kuantan to be exact. That was in May/June 2019 – held during fasting month, and was postponed due the passing of the late Sultan Haji Ahmad […]

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After 9 days of play – 1 round per day, the 4th FIDE World Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities came to a conclusion last Saturday, 13th November 2021. Nine (9) Malaysian hopefuls took part in the event with mixed outcomes and one impressive performance. Junior Chess player – Loo Pin Xie, continue his fine […]

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The 4th FIDE World Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities starts today with nine(9) Malaysian hopefuls entering the event. Hosted by Germany’s Dresdner Schachfestival e.V., the event is scheduled from 4th November (with Opening Ceremony) until 14th November (for Awards Ceremony) with only a single round of play to be contested each day from 5th […]

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Many Malaysians may not realize that three (3) of our promising Juniors in the country are currently participating in the FIDE Online World Cadets & Youth Rapid Chess Championship Grand Prix Series which kicked off on 1st November 2021. The players are WCM Sim Jia Ru – playing in the Girls U16 category, WCM Chua […]

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Although many social, recreational and sporting activities are gradually returning to normal since the nation achieved its 90% vaccination target, Online Chess remain a popular mode of play for tournaments for many chess players. The fact that the game can be played from the comfort of a player’s home continue to be the main attraction […]

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UPDATED AND CORRECTED The MASUM Open Chess Championship 2021 via Online concluded on Saturday, 30th October 2021 with more than 140 players participating in the Open section and another 88 players in the Juniors Section. With participation coming in from as far as India, Ireland, Japan, Sri Lanka and neighboring Philippines, Thailand and Singapore, it […]

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