KCF Education in Asia II


The trip to Malaysia finished with a seminar in Putrajaya, Malaysia


KCF Tour – last stop in Kuala Lumpur. 80 teachers and Education representatives attended from all over Malaysia. Seminar ably managed by Putrajaya Chess Association at the Ministry auditorium!


Ignatius Leong, Puan Rabitah Abdul binti Razak (Director of Chess in the MOE), Michael Khodarkovsky and Mohd. Firdaus Ismail (President of Putrajaya Chess Association).

2 weeks ago, 555 players competed in the National Youth Championships. The top 3 in the U8 U10 U12 U14 & U18 will be awarded subsidies sponsored by KCF Asia Pacific for their participation in this year’s ASEAN Age Group Championships.


Q&A after the seminar conducted by KCFAP Director Ignatius Leong and KCF President Michael Khodarkovsky




Key speaker – KCF President Michael Khodarkovsky

A farewell dinner was hosted with representatives of the Malaysian Chess Federation


left to right sitting: Michael Yep, Ignatius Leong, newly appointed FIDE delegate Christie Hon, Michael Khodarkovsky. Standing: Abdul Hamid Majid



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