GM Hou Yifan (World Champion 2010-2017): "When people asked me to recommend software for chess, the first word that come to my mind is ChessBase. I have used it for all of my chess career."
GM Adrian Mikhalchishin: "I like CBM in different ways - as a reader, I prefer the Endgame Corner by Karsten Mueller - really well done. As a trainer, I use CBM Tactics to warm up my pupils, sometimes Opening Surveys, which are useful for certain openings and sometimes Strategy, the subjects of which are always instructive."
GM Dorian Rogozenko: "ChessBase is an absolute must-have tool, whether you want to get to the top, or just improve your chess understanding at any level."
GM Daniel King: "ChessBase is essential for instant access to past games, allowing one to prepare new ideas for the future."
GM Vishy Anand (World Champion 2007 – 2013): "ChessBase has changed the chess world forever. It is more or less unthinkable now not to work with it."
GM Maxime Vachier Lagrave: "I grew up when ChessBase was almost the only web site for chess, and it helped me to follow tournaments, when I was a kid. Of course I still use the software."
GM Garry Kasparow (World Champion 1985-2000): "ChessBase is the greatest development for chess since the invention of the printing press."
GM Le Quang Liem: "ChessBase is amazing, great software for chess players. It has changed the way chess players prepare and study chess – a very good thing for us."
GM Teimour Radjabov: "I have been using CBM for a long time and it is very useful, because you can see all the recent games, annotated by the best players in the world."
Anish Giri: „ChessBase is the software you really need. It is definitely essential and useful.“
GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov: "Nowadays I don’t know a single chess player, amateur or 2800, that does not use ChessBase, and for good reason."
GM Vishy Anand (World Champion 2007 – 2013): "ChessBase 15 - awesome! Love the reference and the replay so far. The search booster alone makes life better!"
GM Xie Jun (Former World Champion): "Chess Base have companied my chess study for many years, it is a wonderful program and web site."