New Technologies for the ChessBase News

Replaying video games on a mobile phone

The most functional advancement of our news webpages is sport replay on cellular gadgets. Following a extended day at perform, not everybody enjoys reading through information on a desktop laptop or computer. It is typically much more comforting to use your cell mobile phone. 

Replaying video games on a cellular cellphone: Board dimension issues.


Use the “Hamburger” menu at the top rated remaining to transform layouts. You can also have a layout with a huge notation and an integrated motor.


Reading through manner – a new activity structure

Consider out the new structure for annotated online games. This time not as a screenshot but the real interactive issue. Listed here is a puzzle: Can you obtain out how to get a board for a presented transfer?



Indeed of course, you just simply click on a transfer! Check out to resize the board – it can be huge….


Interactive sharing of chess positions

My title is Matthias and I am a Twittoholic. Among all the disturbing news and unfriendly disputes 1 reads on Twitter it is constantly refreshing to see a attractive chess situation. Quite a few people today share fascinating positions. Nonetheless this is typically completed as photograph. No one with a quick consideration span engages with these kinds of a photo if more assessment is demanded. So we introduced a way to share positions for interactive investigation:

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

This will copy a url to a playable placement into your clipboard. This also operates on cell equipment. For excellent measure, a textual content file that contains the url is downloaded on your computer system. Now you open up Twitter and paste the url into your Tweet:

The url appears sophisticated, but is essentially pretty logical. We will appear to that.


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

And now the awesome issue: Clicking on the picture leads you to a light excess weight diagram where by you can analyse the placement. You can try out it in the embedded tweet higher than.

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

Sending chess positions on What is Application or other messengers.

Have a glimpse at the construction of this link: It is essentially very simple. It starts with the tackle of the web page “”. Then you add a “parameter” to this url. Including a parameter is finished by attaching a problem mark. Now follows the position. Test out this straightforward illustration:,Ra2/bKe8

When it is very simple to go through such a descriptive situation, you can also use FEN strings: w KQ – 2

How to get individuals FEN strings? Very well, on every match replay on this web site, just click the download button described previously mentioned and decide on “Down load FEN”, which will copy it into the clipboard and also down load a small text file containing the string. You can also duplicate FEN in ChessBase or Fritz.

This is how you could build and share back links to with your own positions. Absolutely nothing is saved in a database, there is no cloud and so forth concerned, the place is simply just embedded in the connection.


Challenging diagrams

Now about this frivolous new issue in our diagrams:


All diagrams on ChessBase Information are interactive. You can enter moves on them and do other amazing issues. With some hesitation do we issue out a new function. We understand that one particular is supposed to imagine about positions. Nonetheless there is now an engine button… Locate and attempt it in the diagram earlier mentioned. Also you can open up a minimal notation window to see the framework of your analysis. And of class all the social sharing features are there also.


Improved stay broadcasts

Ultimately some quick hints how to set up boards in the new stay broadcast format on and on Most reside broadcasts consist of multiple exciting game titles which you will want to see simultaneously.

The to start with vital issue to know is an previous purpose:

Click on the maximize button to get a enormous broadcast window that can accomodate quite a few boards.

Now toggle between the regular split window or new swiped format:

The swiped structure leaves far more place for the boards

Layouts are a make any difference of style: The new swiped structure necessitates a several clicks/cell swipes to improve between views but is in general extra roomy.

Now you set the range of boards:

Simply click on the setttings button on the right to configure your boards

The board range can vary in between 1 and 24. You could also have many boards on a cell cellphone. If your board spot is squarish, a sq. amount like 4, 9 or 16 yields pleasant sights. Drag the vertical split bar in the middle to modify the dimensions of the board space.

Our conventional format emphasised the first board. If you favor this (at expense of the other board measurements) uncheck “Boards Same Size”.

The video games checklist of a reside broadcasts now is made up of the players flags if it is large enough. Drag the split bar to the remaining to increase its width. This is to immediately find participants of your country:

7 English Whites in Reykjavik nowadays

Thank you for your attention to this new stuff and thank you for examining the ChessBase Information! Fall me a remark if you have own thoughts about the new operation.