Thursday, January 15, 2015

MCF Chess Rating: January 2015 Official Release

In this January 2015 release, there are 20,388 chess players. An increased from 19,869 chess players in July 2014. Of which 19,000 Malaysians in our chess rating database. A unique MCF Chess Rating ID contains 9-Alphanumeric ID was introduced in the October 2013 edition. Please refer to here for more info.
Please remember your MCF Chess Rating ID to facilitate registration process of National-rated Events and insist on the Event Organisers to key-in your MCF Chess Rating ID into IDNo column of the Swiss Manager file to avoid any rating discrepancies.

Click here to download the complete list of MCF Chess Rating List.

Click here to download the MCF Chess Rating List of 14,085 Malaysian Male Players that represents an additional 370 players (+2.7%) if compared with 3 months ago.

Click here to download the MCF Chess Rating List of 4,908 Malaysian Female Players. A significant increase of 110 players (+2.3%) if compared with 3 months ago. 
From the above numbers, players who don't possess a national rating but join their first national-rated / FIDE-rated event have dropped significantly. 
For update on specific player's rating changes in the last 3 months, click here.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

MCF Chess Rating: January 2015 [Pre-release]

Once again, it is the season of new National Rating List release. Up until now, I still received many enquiries on the release date of new rating. Please read carefully: Rating List shall be released on the 15th day of every new quarter (read Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct).

This is the pre-release document containing a copy of the rating changes for 1,681 unique players in Q4 2014 can be downloaded from here.

While, a copy of the Top 20 Most Improved chess players in Q4 2014 can be downloaded from here too.

The events that were included in the Jan 2015 release are listed as follows:-

1.      Johor FIDE Round Robin 2014
2.      UTP Mini Tournament August 2014 
3.      Kejohanan Pesta Terbuka Kedah 2014 
4.      20th Kepong Juniors Open
5.      Perak Clifford 2014
6.      NRBCC Rapid 2014 (FIDE rated) 
7.      Sandakan International Chess Open Rapid 2014 (FIDE rated) 
8.      Perak Closed 2014 
9.      Jom Chess Merbok 2014
10.   Sarawak Open 2014
11.   Johor Challenger 2014 (FIDE rated)
12    Johor International Open 2014 (FIDE rated)
13.   UTP Invitational 2014
14.   Cheras Round Robin Dec 2014 (FIDE rated)
15.   7th National Junior Boys Chess Championship 2014 (FIDE rated)
16.   7th National Junior Girls Chess Championship 2014 (FIDE rated)
17.   2nd KK Mayor Cup 2014 (FIDE rated)
18.   Cheras Juniors AG 2014
19.   Penang Challenger 2014 (FIDE rated)
20.   Penang International Open 2014 (FIDE rated)

21.   6th IIUM Invitational Open 2014
22.   UPSI Open 2014
23.   Pesta Kementerian Kewangan 2014

Special note: NRBCC Rapid Age-Group 2014 shall be rated for April 2015 release due to incomplete players' data in the tun file.