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  1. 03 Apr '08 20:17
    Is it against the rules to use opening databases? I know that engines are out and I'm pretty sure that endgame databases are out too, but I don't know about opening databases.
  2. 03 Apr '08 20:40
    Originally posted by BrianWigg
    Is it against the rules to use opening databases? I know that engines are out and I'm pretty sure that endgame databases are out too, but I don't know about opening databases.
    I found the answer near the bottom of the following thread:

    [threadid]Using a board to think about moves: is this OK?[/threadid]

    According to the rules you can use history of previous games so that includes opening databases.