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FIDE rating application and reporting guidelines

1. All applications for FIDE rated events will only be accepted from MCF state affiliates. However, international, national and developmental events directly organised by MCF need not go through…
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Registration for FIDE Rated Tournaments

1. The Malaysian Chess Federation has decided to abolish the MCF Rating System as it stands and to instead to measure our player's development through international benchmarking based on…
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Eligible for National Representation

The Malaysian Chess Federation invites players who have qualified or are eligible to participate in international competitions this year to advise of their interest without delay to allow us…
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FIDE norms and titles application

The Malaysian Chess Federation asks all who have participated in FIDE Arbiters' Seminars who are eligible for norms and titles to advise us ASAP so that we can assist…
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MCF appoints Peter Long as the new acting Secretary

Mr. Peter Long has been appointed as the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) Secretary (Acting) with immediate effect. This decision was made at the MCF Council Meeting held in Kuala Lumpur…
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Gregory Lau is recovering

Mr. Gregory Lau, 53, who was reported suffers from a sudden stroke attack in Kuantan on Wednesday morning is now recovering. The MCF Secretary was brought to the emergency unit…
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Media statement-National Chess Academy

The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) is pleased to announce the setting up of its’ National Chess Academy - the Institute for Chess Excellence, which is an initiative of MCF…
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Alleged Incident at National Scholastic Chess Championships, Putrajaya

Media Statement by MCF Deputy President First and foremost, we would like to appeal to all parties involved to NOT mention the name of the Player involved despite attempts by…
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Malaysia contingent arrives in Romania

(Updated) Malaysia first contingent arrived in Iasi, Romania for the World Schools Chess Championships 2017. The first group arrived early this morning followed by the rest of the members. Malaysia…
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MCF Chess Rating: APRIL 2017 Official Release

MCF Chess Rating: APRIL 2017 Official Release In April 2017 release, there are 31,753 chess players. This represent an increase of 9.7% from 28,941 chess players in January 2017.…
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