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Where I can find a fast smart pgn file format help ? You can find here the complete headache details of the format.

  • Consider expanding your question a bit. What do you mean by fast? Just a high-level overview or something that reads nicer on the eyes than the spec/standards? For instance, would you be requiring this for programming/software development etc.? – shivsky Dec 27 '13 at 1:27
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    @shivsky something that reads nicer for manually editing files (correctly of course). But for software development I would do the same: initially it must work for simple pgn files, only the final release should work over the spec, maybe (I tested 2 sites today that don't know about variations) – Liviu Dec 27 '13 at 2:24
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For a short good introduction (variations and NAGs included): http://www.enpassant.dk/chess/palview/manual/pgn.htm, the PGN Basics section.

  • I accepted my own answer after more than two weeks without another. I'll try to keep this question up-to-date. – Liviu Jan 13 '14 at 12:49

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