The 20th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship was held in Kolej Kediaman Tuanku Bahiyah (Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College), Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur from 21th to 26th January.
UiTM has won the best team in the championship and Tan Wei Hao of HELP University is the champion in this year edition. WFM Alia Anin Azwa binti Bakri of the University of Malaya won the best female.
The closing ceremony dinner was held at the Cititel Hotel. The Deputy President of Persekutuan Catur Malaysia (Malaysian Chess Federation – MCF), En. Muammar Julkarnain was the guest of honour of the night.
GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship has been organised by the students of 2nd Residential College, the University of Malaya, Malaysia in collaboration with MCF for the past nineteen years. This annual FIDE-rated chess tournament which has attracted participants from all over the world over the past few years.