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4th March 2018, Kuala Lumpur – This year’s longest running chess tournament, 45th Selangor Open 2018, will be held at CitiTel MidValley Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from the 27th April to 1st May 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 Registration Forms:

FIDE Selangor Open 2018a

Challenger Selangor Open 2018a

Entry Form FIDE Selangor Open 2018a

Entry Form Challenger Sel Open 2018a

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


Upcoming CHESS tournaments in Malaysia

To see more upcoming chess tournaments in Malaysia, please visit this link here –

One upcoming tournament is 2nd KIMMA CHESS Open Championship 2018 on the 14th January 2018. Closing date is 7th January 2018. 

To get more information on registration for 2nd KIMMA CHESS Open Championship, please contact Abdul Hamid Majid,

2nd KIMMA Open 2018, Closing Date is 7th January 2018

23 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur – Gentle reminder, the closing date of the upcoming 2nd KIMMA Open Chess Championship 2018 for the YBhg Datuk Seri Syed Ibrahim Kader Trophy will be on the 7th January 2018.

The flyer and registration form are as shown below:-

To get more information, please contact Abdul Hamid Majid at the following email addresses:,,

Dr Cafe Leisure Chess Rapid Tournament on Agung’s Birthday

20th June 2017, Kuala Lumpur – A new upcoming chess tournament will be coming on Agung’s birthday, 29th July 2017. It will be sponsored by Dr Cafe Coffee, an international brand with branches all over Kuala Lumpur and the Klang Valley. This is the first tournament to be held at The Strand, PJU Damansara and there will be many more to come. The flyer is as shown above.

It will be a six-round rapid chess tournament with three group categories, namely, Open, Under-18 and Under-12. If you are free and available, please join in the chess fun!


(Picture courtesy of Lim Tse Pin and Abdul Hamid Majid)

Pertandingan Catur Julai – Disember 2017

8 Jun 2017, Kuala Lumpur – 

Kejohanan catur yang sudah lulus dan akan dikendalikan oleh Cerdik Catur setakat ni dari bulan Julai hingga Dis 2017

1) 15 Julai 2017 – Help Universiti Chess Tournament – hadiah keseluruhan lebih RM2,500.00 (wang tunai + lain-lain)

2) 30 Julai 2017 (Ahad) – Kejohanan Catur Terbuka di Klang..hadiah keseluruhan berjumlah RM3,000.00. Anjuran Pertubuhan Amal Kebajikan Gerakan Anak Malaysia

3) 20 Ogos 2017 -Kejohanan Terbuka Catur Merdeka YPC Yang Ke-2 – hadiah keseluruhan lebih RM19,000.00 (wang tunai + lain-lain)

4) 9 Sept 2017 – Kejohanan Catur Piala YDP MPSJ Yang Ke-6 .hadiah keseluruhan lebih RM7,000.00 ( wang tunai + lain-lain)

5) 5 Nov 2017 – Juara Catur Sabak Bernam 2017..hadiah keseluruhan lebih RM10,000.00 ribu (wang tunai + lain-lain)

Some New Tournaments in May 2017

5th May 2017, Kuala Lumpur – Some new chess tournaments off from a community news blog.


1 Mei – 1st Arbiter Blitz Master Challenge, YCM Chess Center

1 Mei – Santai Open and Age Group, Sunway City Ipoh

1 Mei – Gula Perlis Open 2017, Hotel Putra Regency, Kangar, Perlis.

6 Mei – SJKC Salak South 2nd Chess Open 2017 (U9/U12/U16) (NATIONAL RATED), SJKC Salak South, KL

7 Mei – MMU CYBER OPEN (NATIONAL RATED), Multi purpose hall, MMU Cyberjaya.

13 Mei – Kejohanan Catur Terbuka Kelab Kebajikan dan Rekreasi MAINS (KESUMA) 2017 (OPEN/U12/U18), Aras 3, Menara MAINS, Seremban

13 Mei – 1st IQ Junior Chess Tournament (U12/U15), Royal Port Dickson Yacht Club

13 – 14 Mei – Kejohanan Catur Hari Belia Negara 2017, Dewan Seri Siantan, Presint 3, Putrajaya

20 Mei – Piala Datuk Hasan Abd Rahman Melaka 2017 (U12/U15/U18), SMK Paya Rumput Melaka

21 Mei – 2nd DUN Ampangan Open and U12 (OPEN/ U12), Seremban Prima Mall.


28 Mei – Marcus Chan Academy 1st Chess Tournament, Marcus Chan Academy