05/08/2021
  • 9:59 pm MCF VP See Swee Sie appointed as Fact-finding Committee in FIDE Ethics & Disciplinary Commission (EDC)
  • 5:56 pm FT Series 2 – List of Players. Registration Still Open Until Tomorrow!
  • 12:17 am FT Online Chess Festival 2021 – Series 1 Results is Out and Series 2 to start this weekend
  • 10:45 pm FIDE World Cadets & Youth Starts Tonight!
  • 8:12 pm XTiv Knock Out Stage – Open and U18 Qualifiers

With Series 1 completed but with lower than expected number of entries, the Organizer has obtained approval from Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) for primary and secondary schools student to earn PAJSK points by participating in the event.

MCF is also planning to use the XTiv Series event to revive the MCF Rating System which is expected to be published by July 2021. The new MCF Rating System will be use to gauge our players progress within the country especially new and young players interested to play chess, and those who are active on the local scene but lack participation in FIDE rated events.

Those who would like to register for Series 2 of the Selangor Xtiv Series, please click on the following link:
1. U12 Registration link – 9:00am 29th May 2021
2. U18 Registration link – 9:00am 30th May 2021
3. Ladies Registration link – 2:30pm 29th May 2021
4. Open Registration link – 2:30pm 30th May 2021
All categories will be played over 8 Rounds Swiss using a time control of 8 mins + 2 seconds time control. Event is FREE for all to participate but is capped at 250 players for the U12, U18 and Open section, and 150 for the Ladies section. Closing date is 20th May 2021 or once the number of participants has reached its limit – whichever is first.

As before, the prize fund for the event is RM 900 per category as per the following breakdown: RM 250 (Champion), RM 200 (Runner Up), RM 150 (3rd), RM 100 (4th) and RM50 each (5th to 8th).

For the GP Grand Final to be done in August, the top 32 Grand Prix point earner will be be invited to the final with the main winner set to earn a cool RM 1,000 as prize winners for each category. Similar to the Series prize structure, only the top 8 (those who qualify up to the Quarterfinal rounds) will earn prize money for their effort. The current standing of the top 32 point earners are as follows: Let see if the leaders will remain at the top of the table once Series 2 is completed

U12 Grand Prix point Leaders
U18 Grand Prix point leaders
Ladies Grand Prix point leaders
Open Grand Prix point leaders

COME AND JOIN THE SELANGOR XTIV VIRTUAL CHESS 2021 SERIES 2!!!

MCF Secretariat

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