1960 - Chess Malayan Association was form because Singapore has created Singapore Chess Federation and not Malaya Chess Federation.
1960 - R. E. Fontana win the (12th) Malayan Open Chess Championship.
1961 - Tan Lian Ann 14, win Malayan Chess Championship in Kuala Lumpur. He beat defending champion R.E. Fontana.
1961-1971 - Somewhere between that years former World Chess Champion - Dr. Max Euwe give a simul in Malaysia