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ChessBase is described as 'With ChessBase chess becomes even more fascinating and all the more exciting. In the new ChessBase program the Microsoft Office based interface ensures the key information quickly appears on screen' and is an game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to ChessBase for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Scid vs. PC, which is both free and Open Source. Other ChessBase like games are ChessX, ChessDB, ChessPad and Chess Assistant.

This page was last updated Mar 5, 2022
  • Windows

With ChessBase chess becomes even more fascinating and all the more exciting. In the new ChessBase program the Microsoft...

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  1. Scid vs. PC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Shane's Chess Information Database is a powerful Chess Toolkit, with which one can create huge chess databases, run engine analysis, or play casual games against the computer or online with the Free Internet Chess Server.

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    Does most of what chess base does.

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  2. ChessX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open source chess database.



  3. ChessDB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ChessDB - a free Chess database for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and UNIX - like ChessBase , but better.

  4. ChessPad

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Feature-rich chess game viewer and editor.

  5. Chess Assistant

    • Windows

    Chess Assistant 13 Houdini 3 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess online, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.



  6. eboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    eboard is a chess interface for Unix-like systems (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.) based on the GTK+ GUI toolkit. It provides a chess board interface to ICS (Internet Chess Servers) like FICS and to chess engines like GNU Chess, Sjeng and Crafty.

  7. Chess Insight

    • Mac

    Modern chess database for macOS.

  8. Chessquid

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The ultimate Chess Software for Pro Players

    Chessquid is a revolutionary chess software designed for chess players, from club players to the best Grandmasters, to help you prepare against opponents.

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    It is Mac and Linux compatible

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  9. MasterChess 8000

    • Windows

    MasterChess 8000 is a DVD with millions of recent master games and a high speed search function. It also adds PGN files. MasterChess plays chess with super strong chess engines (any UCI engine can be used) and includes Fischer clock and handicapping settings.

  10. Scid on the go

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    With Scid on the go you can browse and search chess databases created with the free chess database application Scid (http://scid.sourceforge.net/).

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