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  1. 25 Aug '11 19:01
    Do you know of any websites with comprehensive chess openings (and possibly some commenting on them)?

    I use chessops and the chess openings explorer from chessgames.com but they are rather limited.

    I used to use the chess database from chessbase but their recent UI re-incarnation is rather poor. It is easier for that matter to search on the openning database of Frtiz but I'd rather not touch a chess engine during gameplay (one can get tempted ).

    So any suggestions?
  2. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    25 Aug '11 19:17
    Originally posted by vzografos
    Do you know of any websites with comprehensive chess openings (and possibly some commenting on them)?

    I use chessops and the chess openings explorer from chessgames.com but they are rather limited.

    I used to use the chess database from chessbase but their recent UI re-incarnation is rather poor. It is easier for that matter to search on the openning ...[text shortened]... ather not touch a chess engine during gameplay (one can get tempted ).

    So any suggestions?
    Here is one:

    http://www.chessebook.com/openings3.php
  3. 25 Aug '11 20:04
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Here is one:

    http://www.chessebook.com/openings3.php
    I like the "Play like a GrandMaster" link they have. I played Portisch - Petrosion 1964 on the white side and score 41.33% which is a surprise... I must have seen the game somewhere before without knowing it.
  4. 26 Aug '11 10:14
    hey,

    www.365chess.com/opening.php seems to have a larger collection of games then www.chessgames.com/perl/explorer

    but, as i just found out, http://www.chess.com/explorer/ has still the largest of the three above.

    they are quick to use for opening repertoires, but actually i also wonder, whether there exist better options out there.

    someone knows of a hidden jewel of a huge database of chess games, preferably online?

    (does timeforchess have something like a game browser i never managed to find? and i mean some gamebrowser that is not called 'gp'
  5. 26 Aug '11 15:54
    Originally posted by tharkesh
    hey,

    www.365chess.com/opening.php seems to have a larger collection of games then www.chessgames.com/perl/explorer

    but, as i just found out, http://www.chess.com/explorer/ has still the largest of the three above.

    they are quick to use for opening repertoires, but actually i also wonder, whether there exist better options out there.

    someone know ...[text shortened]... e a game browser i never managed to find? and i mean some gamebrowser that is not called 'gp'
    timeforchess.com/gamesexplorer
  6. 26 Aug '11 17:57
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    timeforchess.com/gamesexplorer
    yeah...well...so it was really hard to find...
  7. 26 Aug '11 18:19
    Originally posted by tharkesh
    yeah...well...so it was really hard to find...
    Haha it is very hard considering there isn't a link to it from the main page.