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Pharoah
22-06-2006, 01:02 PM
I can't find anywhere, a list of games that have them in algebrac notation (1. e4 e5 2. d3 Nf6). All I seem to find is them in this Java thing.

I want to be able to print them off and go through them on my chess board.

Thanks :)

Desmond
22-06-2006, 01:40 PM
www.chessgames.com is an excellent website

Lucena
22-06-2006, 02:06 PM
You could try searching for games on chessbase online (chessbase.com) First it has to load a java applet, this may take a couple of minutes depending on your connection speed, with broadband it's less than a minute I think. Then you search for the position you want. The list of games you get hopefully has a star/asterisk next to each game once you have viewed it. Once you have stars/asterisks next to each game you want, click the button marked "view as pgn" or similar. Then the algebraic notation of the games should appear in text form in a new window. You can cut and paste from this window into Microsoft Word or a notepad file.

EDIT: Another idea - Go to http://www.pitt.edu/~schach/Archives/index2.html then double-click on alek-pg.zip. Click on "open". Two new windows should open, one of them will give you the option "close" which you click on. Then double click on "alekhine.pgn" in the other window. This should give you a whole lot of games in algebraic notation with Alekhine's Defence. To get games with the position after 1. e4 e5 2. d3 Nf6, go to "Find" (menu option "edit" and scroll down) then put "1. e4 Nf6 2. d3 e5" into the "Find what" box. There should be around 20 games with those opening moves, which transposes to 1. e4 e5 2. d3 Nf6.

Denis_Jessop
22-06-2006, 03:38 PM
If you want the latest games plus chess news and some older games The Week in Chess (TWIC) is a good spot <http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic.html>.
Games can be downloaded in pgn text format so that they print out in algebraic notation.

DJ

Pharoah
25-06-2006, 02:50 AM
www.chessgames.com - Not in right format (algrebic, so I can print it off).

Edit: Alllright, I see where I can change it. Thanks :D

www.chessbase.com - I search for it and it finds 0 games. Apparently, Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov don't play chess :O

http://www.pitt.edu/~schach/Archives/index2.html - No, it just lists stuff, but no algrebic form.

http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic.html - I see on the main screen 'download in pgn. format', so I do that and open it, but it doesn't help me at all.

Lucena
25-06-2006, 04:12 AM
www.chessbase.com - I search for it and it finds 0 games. Apparently, Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov don't play chess :O

You probably got zero results because you had "search with position" checked. You could uncheck it and see what you get, it should work fine, otherwise, if you want to find Fischer games you could always put in "Fischer", leave the "search with position" box checked and put 1. e4 as the first move.


http://www.pitt.edu/~schach/Archives/index2.html - No, it just lists stuff, but no algrebic form.

Sorry, the link should have been ftp://ftp.pitt.edu/group/student-activities/chess/PGN/Openings/

If your computer is functioning correctly and you follow the steps outlined previously there should be no problem with it.


http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic.html - I see on the main screen 'download in pgn. format', so I do that and open it, but it doesn't help me at all.

Try http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/zips/twic606g.zip(assuming you have got winzip, which I think you can install for free if you haven't got it), it should ask you open or save the file, click open, then open twic606.pgn.