ChessBase 17 released.
After two years, the 17th version of the popular chess database program has been published.
Source: ChessBase (starter package).
According to the developer, their latest creation offers a lot of new features:
New data format: fewer files, more functions, more comfort, more speed.
Engine analysis renovated: Variants are automatically verbally annotated, forced continuations are recognized, “buddy heuristics” for greater search depth!
Pearl search: Find spectacular games instantly! Beautiful games are marked in the database list.
Optimized program interface: high-resolution 2D board, faster graphics.
New clearer search mask: material & positional searches simplified, immediate feedback on expected results.
Intelligent position input: when setting up pieces, you are shown the games where those positions occur.
Dozens of detail improvements for improved usability, e.g. automatic loading of the last edited game.
Control via One-Drive: all database paths can be set in the options dialogue.
Newly structured game notation: with intelligent folding and symbols.
Modern integrated browser for all database texts.
More insight: Visualization of attack correlations (optional).
Dark Mode: darkened program interface.
Is ChessBase 17 an evolution or a revolution ?
Having the previous version, is it worth giving the latest version a chance ?
Coming soon - these and many other questions will be answered in a review of this product on chessengeria.com.
Some screenshots from ChessBase 17
* Training tips.
* The new elements in the engine window
* Filter games
* Search filter
* Source: ChessBase