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  1. 08 Jul '09 20:56 / 2 edits
    I'm posting this so I can analyze my game (I'm white) but I'd rather clutter RHP rooms everytime I want to examine a game. Is there a place where you can just post an analyze games without making a thread?

  2. 08 Jul '09 21:39
    Do you need to analyse on the web? If not, you can install a free PGN viewer. I use Winboard, but there are many others.
  3. 08 Jul '09 22:06
    Originally posted by aquatabby
    Do you need to analyse on the web? If not, you can install a free PGN viewer. I use Winboard, but there are many others.
    It doesn't have to be the web. I didn't know PGN viewers exist. Are the files big? I only have dialup over here.
  4. 08 Jul '09 23:53
    Originally posted by USArmyParatrooper
    It doesn't have to be the web. I didn't know PGN viewers exist. Are the files big? I only have dialup over here.
    Hi,
    A few popular free chess programs that can also view pgn files and analyze games are Arena (my fav), Winboard, and Scid. (Scid is more of a database program, but it can also analyze.)

    Arena 2.0.1 Setup - about 19 MB download size.
    http://www.playwitharena.com/

    Scid 3.7.3 - about 9 MB.
    http://scid.sourceforge.net/download.html

    Winboard 4.3.15 Gold pack - about 2.5 MB.
    http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?t=49439

    There are others, some smaller in size, but these are the big 3 free ones, imho.
  5. 09 Jul '09 00:04
    Originally posted by USArmyParatrooper
    It doesn't have to be the web. I didn't know PGN viewers exist. Are the files big? I only have dialup over here.
    http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/winboard/

    5.9 megs but that includes a lot of additional software (engines) and sample pgn files.

    If that's too large to get, try this page and email them a request.

    http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/xboard/

    I suspect they'll be decent and provide a way for you to get it.
  6. Subscriber PureRWandB
    CCC Club Leader
    09 Jul '09 00:36 / 1 edit
    Trooper... try this pgn viewer website.... it works every time for me.
    It's basic, but it does the job. (Nothing to download)

    http://members.shaw.ca/lapides/pgnedit/pgnedit.html


    Nice game by the way!
  7. 09 Jul '09 00:37 / 1 edit
    One more:
    I've never used ChessPad, but it's only about 1 MB in size (it can analyze, but it looks like the features are limited):

    http://www.wmlsoftware.com/chesspad.html


    Edit: OK, I've never used this one either:

    ChessCat (1.7 MB)
    http://www.chesscat.loncarek.de/index.html
  8. 09 Jul '09 07:30
    Originally posted by USArmyParatrooper
    I'm posting this so I can analyze my game (I'm white) but I'd rather clutter RHP rooms everytime I want to examine a game. Is there a place where you can just post an analyze games without making a thread?

    [pgn][Event "RHP Blitz rated"]
    [Site "www.redhotpawn.com"]
    [Date "2009.7.8"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "USArmyParatrooper"]
    [Black "redcard7"] ...[text shortened]... 8-f8 13. Qd1-d2 f5-f4 14. Qd2xf4 Qd7-g4 15. Qf4-h6 Rg8-g7 16. Qh6xg7 1-0[/pgn]
    If you're not interested in saving the game and are just looking for a quick way to review your game then simply check the "preview before post" box. This will allow you to use this site's PGN viewer without creating a new thread or post.