Monday, May 21, 2018

Register for Malaysian Chess Festival 2018 chess events

21 May 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Have you registered yourself and your chess team for the upcoming Malaysian Chess Festival 2018? The links below will help you.

Entry Forms:
Malaysian Chess Festival 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

15th Malaysian Chess Festival 2018

21 March 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The 15th Malaysia Chess Festival 2018 will be held from 17-27 August 2018 with the tentative details as shown in the flyer below:-

Tentative programme 15th Malaysian Chess Festival 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Update on 45th Selangor Open 2018

4th March 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The upcoming 45th Selangor Open 2018 will be held at the Grand Ballroom, 5th Floor, CitiTel Midvalley Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The players meeting will be held at 12 noon, 27th April 2018.

The closing date will be on 22nd April 2018. Please check flyers for entrance fees. There will be two major sections: a. FIDE Open, b. Challenger Section.

Time control will be 90 minutes plus 30 sec increment.

Players meeting time has been set at 12 noon, 27th April 2018.  This players meeting has been changed from the original 1.00 p.m., 27th April 2018 as it is a friday and timing will affect muslim players.

Flyers and Entry Forms:

For enquiries, please contact  En. Abdul Hamid Majid hp: 019 - 315 08098,, or Mr Lim Tse Pin, at 012- 298 4922.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

45th Selangor Chess Open 2018

3rd March 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The 45th Selangor Open 2018 will hold the FIDE Open and Challenger Tournaments from 27th April till 1st May 2018 at the Grandball Room, 5th Floor, CitiTel MidValley Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The closing date is set on the 22nd April 2018. Time control is 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment. Entrance fees are as shown in flyers below.

Flyers and Registration forms for FIDE Standard and Challenger Selangor Open 2018:

To see Selangorchess website, please visit this link:   here.

45th Selangor Open 2018, 27th April 2018 to 1st May 2018

3 March 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The Chess Association of Selangor (CAS) continues to hold the prestigious Selangor Open 2018 this year to be held from 27 April 2018 to 1st May 2018.

To see more news about the 45th Selangor Open 2018, please visit the following link below:-

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Final Rankings for 2nd KIMMA OPEN 2018

24 Jan 2018, Kuala Lumpur - here are the final rankings of the one day chess rapid - 2nd KIMMA OPEN 2018 held on the 14th January 2018.  IM Dimakiling Oliver from the Philippines won with an excellent 7 full points from seven rounds of rapid play. Second was IM Pascua Haridas and third, IM Mas Hafizulhelmi of Malaysia.

About 130 participants participated in the Open Category. 76 players in the U-18 category and 117 players in the U-12 category. A grand total of 323 participants in the chess tournament - 2nd KIMMA Chess Championship 2018.

Nizam Nazhan Syahmi won the U-12 category with 7 full points. Amir Ghazi b Mohd Saprin won the U-18 category with 6.5 points.

To see more chess results for this chess tournament please visit this link here -

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sumant wins UNITAR Open 2017

24 Dec 2017, Kuala Lumpur - FM Sumant Subramaniam won today's UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017 with 6.5 point from seven rounds of rapid play. Kamaluddin Yusof in second place and Wazir Jaafar in third. Early favourite Manaog Stewart ended in fourth place.

Congratulations to all winners and organisers alike.

Here are the seventh round results of the UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017 and full ranking list.

To see more chess results of the UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017 please visit the following link :  here

UNITAR Ches Championship 2017 - 2nd Round Results and 3rd Rd Pairings

24 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the 2nd round results of the on-going UNITAR Chess Championship 2017. FM Sumant Subramaniam, AGM Nik Ahmad Farouqi, Kamaluddin Yusof, FM Ding Dilwen and Stewart Manaog of the Philippines are some of the familiar names for this chess tournament.

For those unfamiliar with title AGM, it stands for Arena Grand Master. An explanation from Wikipedia states the following: 

FIDE has also implemented online titles including AGM (Arena grand master), AIM (arena international master), AFM (Arena FIDE Master) and ACM (Arena Candidate Master). These are permanent and are typically for slightly lower levelled players and can only be achieved through the FIDE Online Arena

There are 109 chess players registered for this tournament.

Here are the third round pairings for the UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Registration Date for KIMMA Open 2018

23 Dec 2017, Kuala Lumpur - The closing date for the upcoming 2nd KIMMA Open Chess Championship 2018 will be on 7th January 2018. This 2nd KIMMA Open follows the highly successful chess open tournament held earlier this year in January 2017.  This time around a challenge trophy named after its sponsor, Datuk Seri Syed Ibrahim Kader will be up for grabs.

For chess enthusiasts, let's join this chess tournament and have some chess fun!

The following chess flyer from the organisers of the 2nd KIMMA Open Chess Tournament 2018 and registration form are as shown below.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Latest on 2nd KIMMA Open Tournament 2018

19 Nov 2017, Kuala Lumpur - The organisers of the 2nd KIMMA Open Chess Tournament 2018 has issued new details of the upcoming chess tournament to be held on 14th January 2018, Sunday in Kuala Lumpur.  The venue will be held at Dewan Serbaguna, Pusat Perdagangan PT 80, Lorong Bunus 4, Masjid India, 50050 KUALA LUMPUR (Belakang Haniffa Departmental Store)

Details are shown in the following photos:-

Please contact the following persons for more information: 
Abd Hamid Majid (019 3158098) / Siraj (010 5499916) / IM Jimmy Liew (019 6571628)