ChessBase in Minutes: creating a base and entering a game

by Albert Silver
6/27/2023 – In this series of lightning videos, learn everything from the basics to mastery of ChessBase in bite-sized lessons with crystal clear explanations and demonstrations. In this lesson you will learn the most essential feature: creating your own base and entering games. It will turn you into a power user – and do wonders for your rating!

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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 the game even more.


If you have felt intimidated by the sheer amount of things that a program such as ChessBase has to offer, then this is the series for you. Each lesson and video will take just a few minutes and teach an essential part of the program. Follow them all and become a power user without even realizing it.

In the next lesson, we will look into annotating our games like a pro!


Born in the US, he grew up in Paris, France, where he completed his Baccalaureat, and after college moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He had a peak rating of 2240 FIDE, and was a key designer of Chess Assistant 6. In 2010 he joined the ChessBase family as an editor and writer at ChessBase News. He is also a passionate photographer with work appearing in numerous publications, and the content creator of the YouTube channel, Chess & Tech.


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Lachesis Lachesis 7/5/2023 12:23
This is the type of article that Chessbase needs to help explain to people that Chessbase is accessible and beneficial to class level players