ChessDB – a free Chess Database

Chess Database

ChessDB is a free chess database which can be used on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple Macs running OS X, FreeBSD, as well as most if not all modern UNIX versions. The program has translations into English, Spanish,Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian and Swedish. The documentation is excellent, although currently most is only in English, but this situation is changing rapidly.

If have any questions after reading this web page, please subscribe to the Chessdb-users@lists.sourceforge.net mailing list (you will need to subscribe before you can post to the list).

ChessDB is based very heavily on the highly successful Scid which was the premier free chess database. There are a large number of features.in ChessDB. It is not a cut-down/light/crippled (call it what you want) version of an expensive commercial product, butyou get a complete fully functional program.

With ChessDB can:

There are things that ChessDB can not do, which other software can do.

As you can see, there are a number of chess databases around. There can be little doubt that at the time of writing (May 2011), there is no better free database. Whether things like Chessbase are better depends on who you talk to.

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ChessDB - a free Chess Database

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