A delegation from the Malaysia Xiang Qi Association (MYXQ), headed by its newly elected President, Dato’ Ir. Lim Tee Him, made a courtesy visit to OCM on Tuesday, 9 March 2021.
Dato’ Ir. Lim Tee Him was accompanied by a few key personnel of the MYXQ as follows:1. Dato’ Ir. Tan Suan Ching (Chairman of National Team Committee)2. Mr. Chia King Kau (Honorary Secretary)3. Mr. Lee Chew Hwa (Treasurer)
4. Mr. Seck Kin Wai (Deputy Secretary General)
They were welcomed by Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin, Secretary General of OCM, Ms. Michelle Chai, Chief Operating Officer of OCM and Mr. Fong Wan Hor, General Manager of OCM
The MYXQ founded in 1972 had played a significant role in the promotion and development of Xiang Qi (Chinese Chess) in Malaysia. The MYXQ had organized the first National Xiang Qi Championships in 1975.
The MYXQ is one of the eight founding members of the Asian Xiangqi Federation (AXF) in 1978. Subsequently, the MYXQ was also co-founder of the World Xiangqi Federation (WXF) in 1993.
The MYXQ had participated in two (2) Multi-Sport Games under the jurisdiction of OCM i.e. the 2nd Asian Indoor Games Macau 2007 and the 16th Asian Games Guangzhou 2010.
As Xiang Qi is getting popular and being listed as an official event in the coming SEA Games and Asian Games, the OCM will support the participation of MYXQ in the mentioned Multi-Sport Games.#XiangQi#MYXQ