new Mega Database 2013
5.4 million games plus
Mega Games Download
The Mega Database is the huge game collection to suit the most demanding of
customers. Hard to believe: the first recorded game is from 1475, the most recent
games were played in November 2012 (editorial deadline: 20 November 2012).
However: the Mega Games Update brings you the most recent games and
keeps your database permanently up-to-date.
Mega Database contains virtually all games which have ever been played and
published. All great tournaments are included, from the tournament in London
1851, the beginning of modern tournament history, to St. Petersburg 1914, New
York 1924, Nottingham 1936, Groningen 1946, etc., etc., etc... upto all the
latest tournament series: Tilburg, Linares, Moscow, Wijk aan Zee, Biel, Dortmund,
Of course the Mega Database also contains all World Championship matches and
all qualifying tournaments and matches for the World Championship. You need
just one click to see all the great players in the history of chess come alive
again in their games. And the Mega Database contains much more: the games of
the Chess Olympiads – all that were recorded – the games of many
national championships or the games of the great team championships like the
Last, but not least: The Mega Database contains all games played by your next
opponent – if he or she ever happened to play in proper tournaments. As
it is, the Mega also contains countless games from open or local tournaments,
e.g. more than one million games from German tournaments alone. For this reason
Mega Database 2013 is an indispensable preparation tool for every club player!
Careful editing of the games guarantees that Mega Database and the ChessBase
program work optimally together to handle each query for games, opening references,
tournaments or players. For example, more than 590,000 games include information
about teams, allowing you to retrieve correct tables of team tournaments, and
to retrieve the right games with just one click.
With more than 67,000 annotated games Mega is also the biggest collection
of games with high-level annotations. The new Mega 2013 contains 5.4 million
games. The DVD also contains the updated online player encyclopaedia with more
than 293,000 player names and about 34,000 photos of players. With the Mega
Database 2013 you are guaranteed to be comprehensively informed about all aspects
Including Games Download 2013
With the Mega Database 2013 and the ChessBase program (version 10 and higher)
you will always be completely up-to-date. Every week about 5,000 games (200,000
games per year) are waiting for you to download in the in the Mega Games Update
service. At a click of the mouse. This guarantees that you can keep your Mega
2013 updated until the end of 2013, and that you can be certain not to miss
one single novelty throughout the year.
System requirements: 1 GHz Pentium PC, Windows 7/Vista/XP, 512 MB RAM, DVD-ROM
drive, ChessBase 10, 11 or 12, Internet access required for online updates!
The exclusive annotated database, containing more than 5.4 millions games
from 1560 to 2012 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 67,000 games
contain commentary from top players – the largest top class annotated
database in the world. With ChessBase opening classification (more than
100,000 key positions), direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame
themes, endgames. The most recent games of the database are from the middle
of November 2012. Mega 2013 also features a new edition of the playerbase.
The player index now contains already more than 281,000 entries, the adapted
Playerbase includes about 293,000 names, and the photo database was extended
to 33,000 pictures.
The package includes our Online Mega Update service for 2013: With ChessBase
10, 11 or 12 you can download games for Mega 2012 for the whole year –
a total of approximately 200,000 new games! That means your Mega 2013
will remain up to date from January to December.
Price: €159.90 (€134.37 without VAT for Customers
outside the EU)
Update from older Mega: €99.90
If you are an ambitious chess player, if you want to continually improve
your chess and train systematically, if you want to prepare for your next
opponent – whether for a club match, an Open or for a Top Tournament,
if you are a coach or teach chess and want to find training material,
if you like to play through the best and most recent games with the latest
opening trends, or if you want to enter and analyse your own games…
In short: if you have any interest in chess whatsoever, then you just
cannot do without the ChessBase program. Full information here.
The ChessBase 12 Mega package contains:
- The ChessBase 12 Program
- Mega Database 2013
- Games download until 31st December 2013
- Access to ChessBase Online Database (over 6.4 million games)
- Access to “Let’s Check” and “Engine Cloud”
- One year subscription to ChessBase Magazine
Price: €269.90 (€226.81 without VAT for Customers
outside the EU)