ChessBase Account — How-to video of Cloud (2)

by Albert Silver
4/12/2016 – Continuing the series of video tutorials on the various apps in ChessBase Account, here is the second part on MyGames Cloud, an app that has it all: creating private databases online, annotating games in detail, and more. Here you will learn how to manage databases and move games from one to the next in ChessBase 13 or entirely from your browser!

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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.


Cloud databases

A number of readers have asked about moving and managing databases within the cloud, as well as exporting games into PGN. Want to learn how to download a database or game in PGN, and import it into a Cloud database, whether just a game, or a hundred? It is all possible even if you use Macintosh or Linux.


 How-to video of Cloud (part 2)

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PDVerkey PDVerkey 6/7/2017 09:43
how to copy games from live database to my cloud database?
Bertman Bertman 4/12/2016 04:38

There is no direct function to move a database as you suggest. You need to create a Cloud database, in CB13 or MyCloud, and then copy the games to it. In CB13 that is just a drag-and-drop procedure, and in MyCloud, as shown in the video, use the Copy and Paste buttons.
Setne007 Setne007 4/12/2016 11:34

Thanks! One question: how can I move one of my databases to the cloud?