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  1. 13 Dec '06 19:50
    Ok, so I was playing on a chess site (instantchess.com) and I played a good game and was able to see the pgn format. All I could seem to do was copy and paste it, how do I convert it to a .pgn file? Currently I am using BabasChess and I wanted to view the PGN in that program.

    I will paste it here just in case for some reason the window gets closed before I can figure it out.

    [White "Canadian"]
    [Black "костя1977"]
    [Event "InstantChess"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [ICCause "1"]
    [ICEcause "8"]
    [Annotator "Canadian"]

    1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Qf6 5.Nc3 c6 6.Bc4 b5 7.Bb3 Qg6 8.O-O Bg4 9.Nf3 Bh3 10.Ng5 Be6 11.Nxe6 fxe6 12.f3 Nf6 13.Ne2 d5 14.exd5 exd5 15.Nf4 Qf7 16.Ne6 Na6 17.Re1 Be7 18.c3 Rc8 19.Bc2 g6 20.Bh6 Ng8 21.Bg7 Bf6 22.Bxh8 Ne7 23.Bxf6 Qxf6 24.Re3 c5 25.Nxc5 Nxc5 26.Qxd5 Kf8 27.Qd2 Kg7 28.Rae1 Re8 29.R1e2 Kf8 30.Qe1 a6 31.b4 Nb7 32.a4 Nd6 33.Re6 Qf4 34.Rxe7 Rxe7 35.Rxe7 Qf6 36.Rxh7 g5 37.Bb3 g4 38.axb5 axb5 39.Re7 Qxe7 40.Qxe7+ Kxe7 41.fxg4 Ne4 42.c4 bxc4 43.Bxc4 Nd6 44.Bd3 Kf6 45.h4 Kg7 46.b5 Kf6 47.b6 Kg7 48.Kf2 Kf6 49.Ke3 Ke5 50.h5 Kf6 51.Kf4 1/2-1/2

    (BTW I timed out and my opponent had insufficient material to mate so it was a draw)
  2. 13 Dec '06 19:52
    Great. Didn't go through it, but great.
  3. 13 Dec '06 20:57
    Create a text file like *.txt paste the gamescore into the file and then change the extension to .pgn. If you can't see the extension of the file you have to open my computer go to tools folder options view and look for the option hide extension for known file types.
  4. 14 Dec '06 01:17
    Paste it into notepad, use the 'Save as' option and set 'Save as type' to 'All Files', then put '.pgn' at the end of the filename.