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  1. 01 Sep '08 14:36
    I got an automatic email from RHP listing all my games, not as an attachment, but as part of the email itself.
    I can copy the games of course. But how can I create a pgn file recognizable by chessbase or Fritz. I want to be able to create a separate db of my games.
    If anyone can help, I will appreciate much.
    Thanks.
  2. 01 Sep '08 15:18
    Originally posted by smaia
    I got an automatic email from RHP listing all my games, not as an attachment, but as part of the email itself.
    I can copy the games of course. But how can I create a pgn file recognizable by chessbase or Fritz. I want to be able to create a separate db of my games.
    If anyone can help, I will appreciate much.
    Thanks.
    Why not import it into a .TXT-file, and then rename it to .PGN, doesn't that work?
  3. 01 Sep '08 15:53
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Why not import it into a .TXT-file, and then rename it to .PGN, doesn't that work?
    I tried that but it did not work. Maybe I'm missing something simple.
  4. Subscriber AudioRapture
    Skull Disco, Jr.
    05 Sep '08 14:03
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Why not import it into a .TXT-file, and then rename it to .PGN, doesn't that work?
    This method definitely works - I just tried it with Fritz 11.

    You have to do a few things manually to the PGNs that RHP sends you:
    Remove the intro text:
    "Dear [username], You have recently requested a PGN of your games."
    Remove the outro text:
    "- The Red Hot Pawn Team"

    The first line in your file should start with the first "[" character; and the file should end with the result of the last game included.

    Make sure the file extension is ".pgn".

    In Fritz/Chessbase, you need to go to Window - Database, then File - Open Database, and change the file type to PGN files.
    Then browse to the file and open it. Voila!
  5. 07 Sep '08 13:46
    Originally posted by AudioRapture
    This method definitely works - I just tried it with Fritz 11.

    You have to do a few things manually to the PGNs that RHP sends you:
    Remove the intro text:
    "Dear [username], You have recently requested a PGN of your games."
    Remove the outro text:
    "- The Red Hot Pawn Team"

    The first line in your file should start with the first "[" character; and ...[text shortened]... ase, and change the file type to PGN files.
    Then browse to the file and open it. Voila!
    Thanks much AudioRapture!!
    I think I was not removing characters not recognazible for a pgn file.