Malta Chess Federation

Past Event

April online Blitz tournament

by Duncan Vella • April 11, 2021

Online Blitz April tournament April 11th 2021 17 players participated in the Online Blitz tournament of April. The two main contenders of the overall grand prix, Jack Mizzi and Robert Novak both took part. With Mizzi having a 10-point advantage, he only needed to finish ahead of Novak to win the whole series. Round 1 […]


March online Rapid tournament

by Duncan Vella • March 28, 2021

Online Rapid March tournament March 27th 2021 20 players turned up for the Online March Rapid tournament. As he did in the Blitz, Robert Novak won the tournament – this time by winning all his games. In 2nd place, Jack Mizzi kept his consistency with 5 pts. Positions 3-6 all achieved 4 pts and only […]


March online Blitz tournament

by Duncan Vella • March 13, 2021

Online Blitz March tournament March 13th 2021 A good turnout of 22 players logged online to play in the March online blitz tournament. Robert Novak won the tournament outright 1.5points ahead of the rest of the field. Conrad Thake ended in 2nd place having a better tie-break than Jack Mizzi (3rd), Colin Pace (4th) and […]


February online Rapid tournament

by Duncan Vella • February 28, 2021

Online Rapid February tournament February 27th 2021   And it is 4 in a row for Jack Mizzi who also wins the Online Rapid February tournament. The rapid event attracted 17 players – the “slower” time of 5 mins + 5 sec for each move proving more popular than the very fast 3min + 2sec […]


February online Blitz tournament

by Duncan Vella • February 13, 2021

Online Blitz February tournament February 13th 2021 15 players took part in the February online blitz tournament held on the Tornelo site. It was a pleasure to have some returning players to the game. Timothy Portelli used to play as a junior player was a nice welcome to the tournament. Tonio Zarb, one of the […]


January online tournaments

by Duncan Vella • January 31, 2021

Online Grand Prix tournaments in January January 31st 2021 Following the Annual General Meeting held in December, members showed interest in online tournaments. It was decided to hold two Grand Prix tournaments (blitz 3+2 and rapid 5+5) that run from January to May. Online Blitz – January Event A respectable 14 players took part in […]


Friendly online tournament (Lichess)

by admin-luke • January 6, 2021

Friendly online tournament (Lichess) December 26, 2020 An online friendly tournament will be held on Saturday 26th Dec at 5pm. This tournament is being organized mainly for newcomers and those whose rating is less than 1300. Take this opportunity to meet fellow Maltese players online. To join, Go to www.lichess.org and create an account if […]