New Technological know-how for the ChessBase News

Replaying games on a cellular cellular phone

The most sensible enhancement of our news webpages is activity replay on mobile devices. Immediately after a extensive working day at perform, not all people enjoys reading through information on a desktop pc. It is frequently more comforting to use your cell cellular phone. 

Replaying online games on a cell cellular phone: Board size issues.


Use the “Hamburger” menu at the prime left to improve layouts. You can also have a format with a significant notation and an built-in motor.


Looking at method – a new activity format

Test out the new format for annotated online games. This time not as a screenshot but the serious interactive thing. Right here is a puzzle: Can you find out how to get a board for a provided go?



Sure of course, you just simply click on a move! Attempt to resize the board – it can be large….


Interactive sharing of chess positions

My name is Matthias and I am a Twittoholic. Among all the disturbing news and unfriendly disputes a person reads on Twitter it is always refreshing to see a attractive chess position. Many men and women share intriguing positions. Having said that this is usually finished as picture. Nobody with a quick interest span engages with these kinds of a image if far more analysis is required. So we released a way to share positions for interactive assessment:

Click on the download button and choose “Share playable board”.

This will copy a website link to a playable position into your clipboard. This also works on mobile devices. For superior evaluate, a text file that contains the backlink is downloaded on your computer system. Now you open Twitter and paste the backlink into your Tweet:

The url looks intricate, but is basically quite logical. We will arrive to that.


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

And now the interesting matter: Clicking on the photo potential customers you to a light-weight bodyweight diagram wherever you can analyse the placement. You can attempt it in the embedded tweet higher than.

You could also article this website link on FaceBook or ship it by means of What is App:

Sending chess positions on What is App or other messengers.

Have a seem at the construction of this link: It is truly fairly easy. It commences with the handle of the site “”. Then you include a “parameter” to this url. Adding a parameter is completed by attaching a concern mark. Now follows the place. Examine out this straightforward illustration:,Ra2/bKe8

Although it is uncomplicated to browse these types of a descriptive place, you can also use FEN strings: w KQ – 2

How to get all those FEN strings? Properly, on each and every game replay on this web site, just click the obtain button explained higher than and pick out “Download FEN”, which will duplicate it into the clipboard and also obtain a little textual content file containing the string. You can also duplicate FEN in ChessBase or Fritz.

This is how you could create and share one-way links to with your very own positions. Almost nothing is stored in a databases, there is no cloud etc concerned, the position is just embedded in the website link.


Tough diagrams

Now about this frivolous new matter in our diagrams:


All diagrams on ChessBase News are interactive. You can enter moves on them and do other neat points. With some hesitation do we issue out a new operate. We realize that just one is supposed to believe about positions. However there is now an motor button… Locate and try it in the diagram previously mentioned. Also you can open a little notation window to see the construction of your investigation. And of program all the social sharing capabilities are there also.


Improved stay broadcasts

Ultimately some quick hints how to set up boards in the new live broadcast layout on and on Most dwell broadcasts consist of many fascinating game titles which you will want to see simultaneously.

The first important thing to know is an previous perform:

Click on the optimize button to get a enormous broadcast window that can accomodate several boards.

Now toggle concerning the regular break up window or new swiped layout:

The swiped format leaves additional place for the boards

Layouts are a subject of flavor: The new swiped format demands a few clicks/cellular swipes to adjust between views but is in common a lot more roomy.

Now you established the number of boards:

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

The board selection can vary involving 1 and 24. You could also have multiple boards on a mobile mobile phone. If your board area is squarish, a sq. number like 4, 9 or 16 yields great sights. Drag the vertical break up bar in the middle to modify the sizing of the board spot.

Our standard format emphasised the 1st board. If you like this (at charge of the other board measurements) uncheck “Boards Similar Measurement”.

The video games checklist of a are living broadcasts now is made up of the players flags if it is vast sufficient. Drag the break up bar to the remaining to raise its width. This is to swiftly locate participants of your place:

Seven English Whites in Reykjavik right now

Thank you for your consideration to this new things and thank you for examining the ChessBase Information! Fall me a remark if you have very own ideas about the new functionality.