ChessBase 13


Are you tempted to add ChessBase 13 to their Christmas list but are still undecided. Let’s be honest, people have ChessBase for many different reasons. Some want it just to analyse their own games, some to search for new ideas, some just to enjoy all the games and others want it because it is ‘the latest thing’. But is that a good enough reason? Carl Portman gives us his opinion.

ChessBase 13 is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy your chess even more.

What You Can Do With ChessBase:

If you are a chess enthusiast, you can do plenty with ChessBase 13, such as:

  • Retrieve games according to openings, players and tournaments
  • generate tournament cross tables and full graphic statistics of players or openings
  • Similarity search” shows all games with similar pawn structures, sacrifice patterns, endgame positions etc.
  • Let’s check”*: access the world’s largest database of in-depth analysis (more than 200 million positions);
  • Cloud analysis: analysis of a single position with several engines from different computers running in parallel; “
  • Deep analysis”: generates an analysis tree that changes dynamically as with time weaker variations are dropped. One click annotates your game with the “Theoretical Novelty”;
  • merge games on-the-fly into an opening tree; generate a player’s dossier containing all available information from the database;
  • generate a comprehensive openings report with main and critical lines, plans and most important games.

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