New Technology for the ChessBase News

New Technology for the ChessBase News

Replaying online games on a mobile cell phone

The most functional improvement of our information webpages is game replay on cellular gadgets. Following a prolonged day at do the job, not all people enjoys examining news on a desktop computer system. It is usually far more comforting to use your cell mobile phone. 

Replaying video games on a mobile phone: Board sizing matters.


Use the “Hamburger” menu at the prime still left to adjust layouts. You can also have a structure with a large notation and an built-in motor.


Studying method – a new game structure

Try out the new layout for annotated games. This time not as a screenshot but the authentic interactive issue. In this article is a puzzle: Can you find out how to get a board for a offered move?



Sure of system, you just simply click on a transfer! Consider to resize the board – it can be massive….


Interactive sharing of chess positions

My identify is Matthias and I am a Twittoholic. Between all the disturbing news and unfriendly disputes a person reads on Twitter it is generally refreshing to see a stunning chess place. Several folks share intriguing positions. Nonetheless this is commonly finished as picture. No person with a small attention span engages with this kind of a picture if additional examination is essential. So we launched a way to share positions for interactive analysis:

Click on the obtain button and select “Share playable board”.

This will copy a connection to a playable posture into your clipboard. This also functions on cell units. For superior measure, a textual content file containing the backlink is downloaded on your computer system. Now you open up Twitter and paste the url into your Tweet:

The hyperlink seems sophisticated, but is actually fairly reasonable. We will occur to that.


The ensuing tweet is this. Twitter prefers a 2:1 picture structure in the preview…

And now the great factor: Clicking on the photograph prospects you to a mild pounds diagram the place you can analyse the place. You can check out it in the embedded tweet higher than.

You could also article this hyperlink on FaceBook or ship it by means of What’s Application:

Sending chess positions on What is App or other messengers.

Have a seem at the construction of this link: It is truly pretty basic. It starts off with the address of the site “”. Then you include a “parameter” to this url. Adding a parameter is done by attaching a query mark. Now follows the situation. Examine out this uncomplicated case in point:,Ra2/bKe8

While it is basic to examine these a descriptive position, you can also use FEN strings: w KQ – 2

How to get these FEN strings? Effectively, on just about every activity replay on this page, just simply click the down load button described higher than and decide on “Download FEN”, which will copy it into the clipboard and also download a minor textual content file made up of the string. You can also duplicate FEN in ChessBase or Fritz.

This is how you could make and share inbound links to with your personal positions. Very little is saved in a database, there is no cloud etc associated, the place is just embedded in the website link.


Tricky diagrams

Now about this frivolous new thing in our diagrams:


All diagrams on ChessBase Information are interactive. You can enter moves on them and do other amazing matters. With some hesitation do we place out a new functionality. We comprehend that a person is intended to believe about positions. Having said that there is now an motor button… Come across and test it in the diagram earlier mentioned. Also you can open a tiny notation window to see the composition of your analysis. And of system all the social sharing capabilities are there also.


Improved live broadcasts

Lastly some quick hints how to arrange boards in the new dwell broadcast layout on and on are Most reside broadcasts consist of a number of appealing game titles which you will want to see at the same time.

The first critical thing to know is an old purpose:

Click the maximize button to get a massive broadcast window that can accomodate a lot of boards.

Now toggle amongst the standard split window or new swiped format:

The swiped layout leaves more space for the boards

Layouts are a issue of style: The new swiped structure requires a number of clicks/mobile swipes to modify among views but is in normal extra spacious.

Now you established the selection of boards:

Click on on the setttings button on the correct to configure your boards

The board amount can vary in between 1 and 24. You could also have multiple boards on a cellular cellphone. If your board spot is squarish, a square selection like 4, 9 or 16 yields wonderful views. Drag the vertical break up bar in the middle to modify the dimension of the board place.

Our conventional structure emphasized the first board. If you favor this (at price of the other board sizes) uncheck “Boards Same Measurement”.

The video games checklist of a are living broadcasts now includes the players flags if it is vast ample. Drag the split bar to the left to boost its width. This is to quickly uncover participants of your nation:

Seven English Whites in Reykjavik today

Thank you for your focus to this new stuff and thank you for looking through the ChessBase Information! Drop me a comment if you have individual views about the new performance.