Persatuan Catur Negeri Kelantan (PCNK) in collaboration with the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) have the honor to invite all MCF States Affiliates and MCF Invited players to participate in the 2017 RISDA-Malaysian Championships (MCC2017) to be organized in Kota Bharu, Kelantan from 22nd March 2017 to 27th March 2017.
The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds. The rate of play shall be according to FIDE regulations 90 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. All moves must be recorded at all times.
Updated 9th March: In both Open and Women categories, team Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three states ranking. The team ranking is based on the best four players per category.