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I've downloaded the database from ICOfY in PGN format. Are there any free Linux-based programs that would allow one to browse through it? I mean exploring the game moves tree while displaying position on the board and links to next move alongside statistics?

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Scid vs. PC can do all of the above. It will take a while to load since ICOfY Base is rather large (upward of 4 mil games, I believe). Your best bet is probably to convert the PGN file to Scid format using the pgnscid command-line utility included with Scid vs. PC. That's what I've done in the past, but if I'm not mistaken, ICOfY Base is now available for download in Scid format.

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There are a lot of free pgn vieweres but the best one is using chessbase

  • Is there a ChessBase version for Linux? – Dag Oskar Madsen Feb 7 '14 at 22:18
  • Depends on if you've installed WINE – Arlen Feb 10 '14 at 0:16

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