MCF = Malaysian Chess Festival !!

What I like about this website name is that it is also the acronym for the arguably the BIGGEST chess festival in South East Asia. It is also the oldest with the next iteration being the 19th edition to the Malaysian Chess Festival. Classical long time control, team rapids for Open as well as Age … Read more

2023 Malaysian Open champion – GM Sivuk Vitaly

Grandmaster Sivuk Vitaly who is a familiar face in Malaysia now, having won both the Penang Open and Johor Open in past years, now is the champion for the Malaysian Open 2023. Four players tied for first place with 7 out of 9 points, but Sweden’s incumbent champion triumphed due to a better Buchholz tie … Read more

Ding Liren: Why he is impressive – 8 Qualities That Set Him Apart

Ding Liren, the 17th Chess World Champion, has not only transformed the game but also captured the hearts of chess enthusiasts around the globe. Let’s explore eight unique qualities of this extraordinary Chinese Grandmaster that make him an inspiring and truly exceptional champion. Conclusion: Ding Liren’s exceptional qualities, from his innovative gameplay and supportive friendships … Read more