The ChessBase Mega Database 2021 is the premiere chess database with over 8.4 million games from 1560 to 2020 in high quality. Packing more than 85,000 annotated games, Mega 2021 contains the world‘s largest collection of high-class analysed games. Train like a pro! Prepare for your opponents with ChessBase and the Mega Database 2021. Learn from grandmasters annotations how to best handle your favorite variations, improve your repertoire and much more.
System requirements (Minimum): Desktop PC or Notebook, Windows 10, 8.1, 2 GB RAM, and Fritz 14, 15, 16, 17 or ChessBase 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and DVD drive for DVDs / for Downloads no DVD drive required.
More than 400,000 new games
Hundreds of thousands of new games played in 2020 were added to the new Mega Database 2021. A lot of these games were played by renowned grandmasters and are annotated by well-known ChessBase authors.
Navigating the database is easier than ever: the Mega Database menu makes it easy to prepare for your games, to search for tournaments, to find annotated games or to access all the games.
All World Championship matches & related games, Women’s-, Juniors- and Senior’s World Championships tournaments were added and a lot of top tournaments can be directly accessed via the menu — with tables, all games, and texts about the tournaments which give you additional information and insights.
Tournament information, e.g. Tournament text to the World Chess Championship 2016, or to recent top tournaments as Wijk aan Zee 2020, Biel Masters 2020 or Gibraltar Masters 2020.
All games from the World Champion matches, a lot of them with annotations and analysis by top grandmasters offer insights to all the games.
The ChessBase Mega Database 2021 is the premiere chess database with over 8,4 million games from 1560 to 2020 in high quality. Packing more than 85,000 annotated games, Mega 2021 contains the world‘s largest collection of high-class analysed games. Train like a pro! Prepare for your opponents with ChessBase and the Mega Database. Let grandmasters explain how to best handle your favorite variations, improve your repertoire and much more.
Level-up your Game Preparation
Preparing for your next opponent is easy: with the Mega Database it just takes seconds to find the games of your next opponent! The repertoire overview shows you which lines your opponent likes to play and statistics reveal weaknesses in his repertoire. The reference search allows you to find critical opening positions easily: put the position on the board and click the reference-button. You can filter games/ e.g. your research, to look for annotated games to deepen your understanding.
Prepare for your next opponent or find your own games, just enter his name to get to the games:
Search the database for a specific player: Just typ in the Player’s name.
Who knows if you’re lucky you might even prepare against the World Champion, type in 'Carlsen' to get to the games of the World's best player.
Find all the games in seconds.
Find tournaments results and crosstables to chess-tournaments around the globe:
Tournament Tables to all Top-Tournaments, e.g. Tata Steel in Wijk aan Zee 2020.
Find annotated games to popular top-level tournament, with world-class annotatators as Top GMs Anish Giri, Wesley So, Jan-Kristof Duda, Alireza Firouzja and many more: