ChessBase 13 keyboard controls

ChessBase 13 controls  

Zeynel Öztürk -
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- Shortcuts
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Ctrl + K

¢ King

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Ctrl + Q

£ Queen

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Ctrl + N

¤ Knight

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Ctrl + B

¥ Bishop

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Ctrl + R

¦ Rook

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Ctrl + P

§ Pawn

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Ctrl + A

Attack

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Ctrl + I

Initiative

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + C

Counterplay

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Ctrl + Alt + I

With the idea

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Ctrl + S

Space

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Z

Zeitnot (time trouble)

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Ctrl + Alt + D

Development

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Ctrl + L

File (line)

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↑  Shift + Ctrl + D

Diagonal

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Ctrl + Alt + Z

Zugzwang

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Ctrl + Alt + C

Centre

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + W

× Weak point

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Ctrl + O

Only move

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Ctrl + W

ª with

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Ctrl + Alt + W

º without

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Ctrl + Alt + Q

« Queenside

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Ctrl + Alt + K

» Kingside

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Ctrl + E

v Endgame

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Ctrl + Alt + P

Pair of bishops

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Ctrl + Alt + O

® Bishops of opposite colour

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Ctrl + Alt + E

¯ Bishops of same colour

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Ctrl + M

° With compensation for material

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Ctrl + 1

± White has the upper hand

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Ctrl + 2

² White stands somewhat better

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Ctrl + 3

÷ Unclear

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Ctrl + 4

³ Black stands somewhat better

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Ctrl + 5

µ Black has the upper hand

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Ctrl + Alt + B

¹ Better is

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Ctrl + Alt + R

½ Draw

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + P

þ Passed pawn

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Home

Jump to beginning of list

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End

Jump to end of list

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↑  Shift +

Mark games

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or Ctrl +
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Shift + Page Down

Mark page - full of games

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↑  Shift + End

Mark all games to end of list

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Ctrl + A

Mark all games

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⤶ Enter

Load/merge marked game(s)

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F10

Load next game in list

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Ctrl + F10

Load previous game in list

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Ctrl +   

Automatic scrolling

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Page Up / Down

Scroll page up/down

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Move highlight bar and scroll

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Ctrl + G

Go to game number

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Alt + Q

Toggle list format, e.g. show notation / game data

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Ctrl + J

Set start move

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S

Show statistics for marked/all games

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↑  Shift + S

Show piece probability for marked/all games

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F5

Copy marked games into clip database

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O

Game overview in many diagrams

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T

Generate tournament table

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Ctrl + F

Call up search mask to define search

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Tab

Switch search mask on/off. If no search mask is defined, next game index

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+

Set user medal for game

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Del

Mark selected games as deleted

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Ctrl + C

Mark selected games for copying

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Ctrl + V

Paste games marked for copying

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Ctrl + F

Flip board

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Play moves forwards and backwards

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*

Replay games automatically

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Ctrl + G

Go to move number x

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Ctrl +

Make the move a variation without query

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↑  Shift +

Overwrite next move without query

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T

Takeback move, make next move a variation ("TNote")

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Ctrl + Alt + 0

Enter null move

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Ctrl + Y

Delete variation

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Ctrl + Alt + C

Classify game according to opening in reference database

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑  Shift + C

Classify game according to themes

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↑  Shift + F6

Find novelty/compare in reference database

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↑  Shift + F7

Show Opening Reference for board position

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Tab

Switch notation

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M

Close variation

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+

With the analysis engine on: Increase/decrease the number of lines calculated.

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or -
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Page Up / Down

Scroll one page up/down in the notation

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Home

Go to beginning of notation

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End

Go to end of notation

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]

Cut remaining moves

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[

Cut previous moves

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Y

Remove all variations and commentary

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Ctrl + A

Enter text commentary after move

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + A

Enter text commentary before move

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↑  Shift + 1

(or "!") Annotate with !, ? etc.

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Ctrl + Alt + Y

Delete all graphic commentary

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Ctrl + Alt + M

Enter training commentary

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Ctrl + Alt + W

Enter correspondence chess header

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Ctrl + W

Annotate correspondence chess move %%

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Ctrl + S

Save game

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Ctrl + R

Replace game

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F10

Load next game in list

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Ctrl + F10

Load previous game in list

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Alt + F2

Start/stop the default analysis engine

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Space

Insert best engine move into notation

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Ctrl + Space

Insert best variation of all engines into notation

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X

Show threat

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Y

Calculate next best move (only Fritz engine)

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Ctrl + Alt + B

Open/close photos window

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Ctrl + Alt + N

Open/close notation window

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Esc

Close window

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Ctrl + Z

After deleting or reordering variations: Undo

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Tab

Switch between window "panes"

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F3

Next higher directory level

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Ctrl + F12

Go to My databases

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⤶ Enter

Open selected database/start training

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Ctrl + F

Search for games in selected database

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Ctrl + Alt + L

Switch database preview pane on/off

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Ctrl + O

Open database and add it to My databases

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Ctrl + X

Create a new database in the current directory

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Ctrl + Z

Archive current database

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Ctrl + L

Show games list of the selected database

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Ctrl + P

Show players index of the selected database

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Ctrl + T

Show tournament index of the selected database

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Ctrl + A

Show annotator index of the selected database

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Ctrl + S

Show source index of the selected database

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Ctrl + K

Show openings key of the selected database

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Ctrl + C

Mark all games for copying

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Ctrl + V

Paste all games marked for copying in the selected database

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Ctrl + D

Display databases as detailed list

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Ctrl + I

Display databases as large icons


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Program information

Program name: ChessBase 13 ChessBase 13 (Games - PC)

ChessBase 13 is a standalone chess database, it includes millions of chess games. ChessBase was originally created for Atari ST. It was later ported to DOS.

Web page: en.chessbase.com/post/download...

Last update: 11/11/2019 8:10 PM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

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Shortcut count: 125

Platform detected: Windows or Linux

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