Malta Chess Federation

MCF Calendar

The MCF has announced the following planned calendar of events. The MCF will make its best to adhere to the dates presented. However, it reserves the right to change any dates due to unforeseen matters. Any changes will be communicated promptly.



February 2022

Preliminaries – 10th Feb – 3rd Mar played every Mon and Thu, Applications by 6th Feb

March 2022
Junior Championships – 6th Mar – 20th March, Applications by 2nd Mar, 5 or 7 rounds on 6,11,12,13,18,19,20 March, Two tournaments, U/20 and U/14, will be held in case there are a minimum of 10 players for each category, otherwise only one U/20 tournament will be held

April 2022
XYChess Easter Open – 12 – 18 April, XYChess Easter Open A & B organised by XYChess

May 2022
Harry Memorial Open – 4th-18th May with play on Wed, Sat and Sun

July 2022
Candidates, 1st – 15th July played Mon, Wed and Fri

FIDE Chess Olympiads, 26th July – 8th August

September 2022
Championship Finals, Senior Championships and Women’s Championship, 3rd – 15th September played Sat, Sun, Mon, Wed and Thu

October 2022
World Amateurs, 20th to 30th October

November 2022


December 2022