ChessBase Reader

ChessBase Reader Free

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This review applies to version 12.7. The latest version of this software will soon be reviewed by our informers.

ChessBase Reader permits a unique experience of watching the presenter talk whilst the chessboard on the Reader moves. It is a very interesting program and easy to use for those who are into playing chess. It was designed to make playing chess easy and fun.

What's new in version 12.7

- Automatic update of the player encyclopedia.
- Use of cloud engines with the Engine Cloud server. The engines can be your own, or they can be rented from other users.
- Access to the Live Book.
- Game analysis with Let's Check.
- New simplified search functions for similar endgames, middle game structures or manoeuvres.
- Compare games by the same players with a single mouse click.
- New analysis functions --> Deep Analysis and Cloud Analysis.
- Fast switching of the database for the "Reference" in the board window.
- Intelligent search field for the online database.
- Simple publication of games in the Internet.
- New improved dialog for selecting engines including access to cloud engines.
- Fast display of a game in the preview board.
- Tournament index with text search.
- Selectable database symbols and direct access of the contents of a DVD.
- Updated Chess Media System.
- Support of Gaviota endgame tablebases.
- Automatic update - Updates are offered actively by the program.
- 32 and 64 bit versions. On computers with a lot of memory (> 4 GB) databases can be stored in memory, which makes the searches faster.
- Larger database symbols for high resolutions.
- Direct access of DVD contents with a single click.
- After visiting the chess server either the database of the kibitzed games or the games that have been played is in the direct list.
- Improved wood textures for the board. The textures Teak, Babinga, Pine and Worn have been updated.

Latest comments

  • 1
    RuwanPrasanka Last year

    I love it! It's very user friendly.

  • 0
    Guest Last year

    I am student trying to use CB Reader.
    Many people suggested CB Material is always one of the best resource.

  • 1
    Guest 2 years ago

    It's really good and it improved my chess.