ChessBase 17 - All the new features explained

by Sagar Shah
12/14/2022 – The recently released ChessBase 17 offers a wealth of new and interesting functions. In the last weeks IM Sagar Shah from ChessBase India took a closer look at the program to understand the features deeper. To share his insights he made a video that covers most of the new features of ChessBase 17 and explains how these features can be used. He concludes: "I think ChessBase 17 is amazing."

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ChessBase 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.

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Timestamps:

0:00 - Intro 

0:52 - Beauty Medals + Nakamura games

4:00 - Detect sacrifices

5:45 - Beauty Medals in games of Tal

7:05 - Beauty Medals in recent games

10:28 - Beauty Medals + Replay Training

13:25 - The genius of Anna Muzychuk

15:07 - Advanced Engine Analysis + Poisoned Pawn

16:05 - Buddy Engine

20:45 - The new interactive search mask

22:03 - Vidit vs MVL

24:47 - More features of engine

26:40 - Game between two 12 year olds

29:25 - Visual evaluation

30:30 - End of Game button

32:10 - Interactive position input

38:19 - Save as analysis

40:00 - Colour arrows

41:00 - Announce moves

42:07 - Change Styles

42:35 - the new 2D board features

43:10 - more uses of new search mask

46:27 - understanding 2cbh format

50:20 - conclusion

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Sagar is an International Master from India with two GM norms. He is also a chartered accountant. He loves to cover chess tournaments, as that helps him understand and improve at the game he loves so much. He is the co-founder and CEO of ChessBase India website, the biggest chess news outlet in the country.
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