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I'm searching for the possibility of having my personal database of annotated games in the cloud, my games included. I already read this post: 1) http://chessmicrobase.com/ looks nice, although basic, I already added a game, but the problems are that I cannot I add variants and I'm not very sure for how much time this site will be reliable. 2) http://www.chessgames.com/ is slow and ugly (java based) and I cannot add my own games, premium membership included. But the main problem is that is very slow.

I'll be happy also with a simple cross-platform chess edit application, with the same features and the possibility to integrate chess engines, but my main interest is in the online.

  • No annotation tag: that's funny! – Liviu Dec 26 '13 at 11:57
  • Found another possibility: 365chess.com/view_game.php?g=2235437 but without annotations and variations, and that is a must :( ... Except maybe if the pgn format allows variations – Liviu Dec 26 '13 at 15:37
  • While the pgn format allows, of course, variations, 365chess.com doesn't know to interpret them. The editing process for them is directly modifying the pgn content. – Liviu Dec 26 '13 at 15:57
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Chess Microbase is the only thing I found.

  • You can have 3 databases for free which is probably enough in most cases.
  • You can also share the link to the game.
  • Supports importing and exporting with PGN.
  • Has support for annotations.
  • I am using it for couple of years now (I think). It seems reliable and seem to get new features. Of course, take backups.
  • Has the annotation support for variations ? For instance, I used the triangle symbol for "With the idea ..." but I didn't succeed to add ... the idea – Liviu Dec 26 '13 at 14:50
  • I have tried with text annotations. It is fine. But not sure how to input symbols. If it is part of unicode, you will probably succeed there. – rpattabi Jan 13 '14 at 9:56

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