The ChessBase Mega Database 2022 is the premiere chess database with over 9.2 million games from 1560 to 2021 in high quality. Packing more than 100,000 annotated games, Mega 2022 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 2022. Let grandmasters explain how to best handle your favorite variations, improve your repertoire and much more.
Desktop PC or Notebook, 2 GB RAM, Windows 11, 10 or 8.1, DVD-ROM drive (if ordered with Postal Delivery), ChessBase 16 or 15, Internet access (downloads).
More than 800,000 new games
Hundreds of thousands of new games played in 2021 were added to the new Mega Database 2022. A lot of these games were played by renowned grandmasters and are annotated by well-known ChessBase authors.
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 from particular players.
Here’s a short tutorial how to update the database and download new games database. One improvement: all World Championship matches, 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 Match Carlsen vs. Caruana 2018.
All the games and tournament tables of the recent top tournaments as Wijk aan Zee 2021, Biel Masters 2021 or Norway Chess 2021 or online rapid tournament of the world Elite players like the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour. You can find all games from the World Champion matches from epic matches from Classical to shorter time controls, matches alike of tournaments. A lot of them with annotations and analysis by top grandmasters offer insights to the games.
The ChessBase Mega Database 2022 is the premiere chess database with over 9.2 million games from 1560 to 2021 in high quality. Packing more than 100,000 annotated games, Mega 2022 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.
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. according to date or start your research to look for annotated games to deepen your understanding of particular opening positions.
Prepare for your next opponent or find your own games, just enter his name to get to the games or enter the name of your favorite Chess legend, e.g. Magnus Carlsen to get to all his 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. In any case: Find all the games in seconds.
Tournament Tables to all Top-Tournaments, e.g. Tata Steel in Wijk aan Zee 2021:
The Mega Database 2022 at a glance