Source: Rizal Ahmad Kamal's blog
2008 Tan Sri Ramli Ngah Talib, former Perak Chief Minister, Cabinet Deputy Minister, Parliment Speaker was elected as the new Malaysian Chess federation (MCF) President . Read the news here
2008 - Edward Lee Kim Han win the 2008 National Closed which was held from 31st May - 4th June 2008 at DATCC, Kuala Lumpur. In the women section, Alia Anin Azwa Bakri emerged as the champion. Report is here
2008 - Malaysia participated at The 38th Chess Olympiad 2008 in Dresden, Germany.
Players : 1. IM Mashafizulhelmi,2. FM Lim Yee Weng 3. FM Mok Tze Meng, 4.IM Jimmy Liew ,5.NM Edward Lee Kim Han
Seeded : . Placing : 96/ 146
* The are no Malaysian Women team in Dresden 2008.