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How to post a game using a PGN file [A step by step guide for Chess.com dummies]

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #1



    Hi everyone, I thought I'd try my hand at making an easy guide to posting your chess games on chess.com using a PGN file, so here goes:

    • Firstly, you will need a PGN of your game. Portable Game Notation (PGN) is a computer-processable format for recording chess games. Every game we have played on chess.com has been saved using the PGN format and it is this code that we need when making diagrams of our games. To obtain a PGN of your game you need to select the game that you want from your game history and follow the intructions below:
    • Now you have your PGN saved to your computers memory (or clip board) you are now ready for the next stage, posting your game to a chess.com forum. Go to the forum of your choice, scroll down to the bottom of the page where it says 'Post your reply' and follow the next few steps:

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #2


    Well done, nice step by step guide.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #3


    I'm glad it's appreciated, thank you.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #4


    What does WABI mean?

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #5


    Step number one doesn't work for me, I don't get the DownLoad Box??? whats up with that?

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #6


    What browser are you using?
  • 4 years ago · Quote · #7


    Best guide you can get thanks

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #8


    the download won't show file is not supported 

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #9


    Best guide you can get thanks

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #10


    Thank you!!

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #11


    Many thanks also !!

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #12


    Great instructional, I've just posted my first game.  Thanks.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #13


    Thanks I'm glad it helped.
  • 4 years ago · Quote · #14


    Great instructions. Well done!!

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #15


    fantastic ,well done Smile

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #16


    *Bump* because this is an excellent article for the newbies.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #17


    I am a chess dummy! This article is of great help to me; thanks!


    Now my question is; can I "bookmark" this article; for future reference in any way? How do I do it? Is there a facility in Chess.com?

    Any one can help?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #18


    Dude, just click CTRL+D together and save the page in your browser booksmarks.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #19


    "Bump" (and now that I've posted I'll be able to find this easier).

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #20



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