The ChessBase Replayer explained

by Arne Kaehler
5/29/2020 – The ChessBase replayer helps you to enjoy live transmissions, reports about old tournaments or portraits of famous players even more. You can replay the games, you can analyse them, load them into your Fritz Engine, copy them to a database or add them to your cloud. Here's a short video about the many options of the replayer.

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The ChessBase Replayer

Is chess more popular than ever? People who have never played chess before want to learn the rules and maybe even move a step further. To get better in chess it helps to actively participate in a game instead of just following it. Every chess player knows how important it is to replay and to analyse games.

Our ChessBase Replayer is the perfect tool for that. It allows you to replay and analyse games, puzzles and positions from ChessBase articles online.

Check out the video below to see how it works:

The video is not even seven minutes long

This is a list of key features for an even better experience:

  • ESC: stops automatic playback or, if in full screen mode, exits full screen mode
  • LEFT: move back
  • RIGHT : Execute move
  • UP: Move variation upwards (ALT) 
  • DEL or DELETE: Remove variant
  • [ : Delete previous variation
  • ]: Delete the rest of the variation
  • CTRL-Z : Undo
  • CTRL-SHIFT-Y: Undo annotation
  • CTRL-Y: Redo
  • ALT-F2: Toggle analysis
  • F11: Load next game, with CTRL or Shift: Load previous game

Now that you know how the Replayer is working, how about trying it out with a couple of games from our ChessBase Mega Database?


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Arne Kaehler, a creative mind who is passionate about board games in general, was born in Hamburg and learned to play chess at a young age. By teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess-related videos on YouTube, Arne was able to expand this passion and has even created an online course for anyone who wants to learn how to play chess. Arne writes for the English and German news sites, but focuses mainly on content for the ChessBase media channels.


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