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Every chess opening is associated with an ECO (Encyclopedia of Chess Openings) code.

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Encyclopaedia of chess openings in machine readable form

I am building an app that allows the user to track openings in visual form. They will make moves on the board and the name of the opening and common next moves will be displayed. Now I need some data ...
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How to create a useful ECO list?

I am using SCID; the built-in ECO list is very incomplete and sometimes just weird. The Caro-Kann: Accelerated Panov Attack for example is called Caro-Kann: English Variation, the Carls-Botvinnik ...
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ECO D35 for Game Analysis,- Queen's Gambit Declined: Queen's Knight Variation, 3…Nf6 game for analysis

Queen's Gambit Declined: Queen's Knight Variation, 3...Nf6 game for analysis. Here is the PGN [fen ""] [Event "Live Chess"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2017.01.17"] [White "anandsadasivam"] [Black "...
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Check by Knight NxC3+ Move Implications

Here is the game I played which belongs to ECO C34. I would like to know Check NxC3+ implications. I couldn't cut the Knight. In which are the ECO games this NxC3+ can arise. Thanks for your comments ...
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C45g, where to find this ECO code?

I have a text file with 10K+ ECO opening codes from the Scid source distribution, for example: C45g Scotch: Steinitz, Berger Variation C45q Scotch: 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Nb3 Bb6 6.a4 a6 7.Nc3 Qf6 I know C45 ...
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Is ECO still the best reference for all chess openings?

Is ECO, Encyclopedia of Chess Openings still considered the best printed reference work for all the chess openings, as it was back in the '80s?
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How can I read an Chess Informant Monograph

I have a paperback version of A65 The Benoni by Chess Informant. This is my first monograph ever, and I cannot understand how to read it. Any ways to do it? Searching didn't help at all.
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Does SCID have a function that allows to print a single game with variations as ECO table?

Other major chess database programs allow this, but I am curious if SCID has this "print as repertoire" function. Opening report in SCID creates an ECO table from multiple games, but I'd like to ...