Monthly Archives: April 2011

ChessBase 11 – Color diagrams online and in documents

Before we jump into today’s ChessBase 11 article, please allow me to mention that USCFSales is closed today (Friday 4/29) because of the tornado activity in Alabama. Our facility was undamaged and all of our staff members are safe, but much of Northern Alabama (including Madison, where our company is located) is presently without electrical power. We apologize for any inconvenience to our friends and customers.

Being as I’m located in Maryland, I’ve still got juice here and am able to offer today’s bit of advice Continue reading

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ChessBase 11 – Printing gamescores with color diagrams

I’ve recently been talking to a couple of ChessBase 11 users who are either printing gamescores for their own use or writing/editing outside texts (e.g. chess books). The subject of colored arrows and squares has come up in both cases: “Is it possible to print diagrams containing the graphic commentary?”

The answer is “yes” and here’s how to do it… Continue reading

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Capa’s dilemma (An example of using Fritz/Rybka/etc. as a sparring partner)

I was all set to offer another ChessBase 11 tip today, but I’ve decided to hold off on it until next week, as I’ve found an interesting chess position for you to practice against, using your computer chessplaying program. Continue reading

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Using graphic commentary in ChessBase 11

Today I’ll answer a ChessBase 11 question I receive with surprising regularity (I’m asked this question at least once a week)… Continue reading

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Two new videos this week on our YouTube channel

Just a quick note today, as I’m still recovering from my recent illness. Continue reading

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Organizing your ChessBase 11 search results

You’ll recall that in the last blog post I showed you two ChessBase 11 shortcuts: how to quickly set up a position search, and how to search multiple databases in one pass. A multi-database search can yield an awful lot of “hits”, so how do you start sifting through all that material? Continue reading

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Multi-database searches in ChessBase 11

I’m often asked whether it’s possible to search more than one database at a time in ChessBase 11; I’m happy to report that the answer is an emphatic “YES!” Continue reading

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