Saving OTB games on Chess.com

evi1pau1

Hi,

 

Is it possible to save OTB games on Chess.com?

I want to run my OTB games through the Analyser, and save the notes, so that I can learn what mistakes were made etc.

I found a way to download the PGN of an OTB game, but It would be great if I could access these collectively from Chess.com, ideally in a separate folder under completed games.

 

If there is no way to do this, I'll post this again in the 'suggestions' forum.

Thanks in advance.

notmtwain
evi1pau1 wrote:

Hi,

 

Is it possible to save OTB games on Chess.com?

I want to run my OTB games through the Analyser, and save the notes, so that I can learn what mistakes were made etc.

I found a way to download the PGN of an OTB game, but It would be great if I could access these collectively from Chess.com, ideally in a separate folder under completed games.

 

If there is no way to do this, I'll post this again in the 'suggestions' forum.

Thanks in advance.

You can use the Analysis board https://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor to get a computer analysis of your game but there is no place on chess.com to store your over the board games. 

However, all you have to do is to store the pgn with the analysis locally on your device. It is just a text file. Many programs like Arena can open them.

macer75
notmtwain wrote:
evi1pau1 wrote:

Hi,

 

Is it possible to save OTB games on Chess.com?

I want to run my OTB games through the Analyser, and save the notes, so that I can learn what mistakes were made etc.

I found a way to download the PGN of an OTB game, but It would be great if I could access these collectively from Chess.com, ideally in a separate folder under completed games.

 

If there is no way to do this, I'll post this again in the 'suggestions' forum.

Thanks in advance.

You can use the Analysis board https://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor to get a computer analysis of your game but there is no place on chess.com to store your over the board games. 

However, all you have to do is to store the pgn with the analysis locally on your device. It is just a text file. Many programs like Arena can open them.

DUDE!!!!! You can't mention competitor sites on chess.com!

Xellros

Hmm... I've been searching for any information on this exact same thing...  I'd love to have a personal library of my IRL games so that I can study them..   That should become a feature >.>

TheSultan31003

What I do, is analyze on chess.com, write my notes up....add my coach's analysis and then finally, add my computer analysis, then I save the pgn in lichess "study" feature.  I have an entire digital notebook of all my OTB games with deep analysis from both my coach and myself.  I actually do this with many different themes.  For instance, as I am deeply studying the sicilian najdorf, a friend and I play various lines within the najdorf, then analyze them deeply......We keep a record of the most instructive games and which lines were best, also what we learned from each.

It's an insanely beneficial feature.  I would do the same thing on chess.com, but I haven't found a way to do the same thing, so I just save everything there.

TheSultan31003
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TheSultan31003
macer75 wrote:
notmtwain wrote:
evi1pau1 wrote:

Hi,

 

Is it possible to save OTB games on Chess.com?

I want to run my OTB games through the Analyser, and save the notes, so that I can learn what mistakes were made etc.

I found a way to download the PGN of an OTB game, but It would be great if I could access these collectively from Chess.com, ideally in a separate folder under completed games.

 

If there is no way to do this, I'll post this again in the 'suggestions' forum.

Thanks in advance.

You can use the Analysis board https://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor to get a computer analysis of your game but there is no place on chess.com to store your over the board games. 

However, all you have to do is to store the pgn with the analysis locally on your device. It is just a text file. Many programs like Arena can open them.

DUDE!!!!! You can't mention competitor sites on chess.com!

Is this true?

Bad_Dobby_Fischer

yes

The_Helloer
TheSultan31003 wrote:

What I do, is analyze on chess.com, write my notes up....add my coach's analysis and then finally, add my computer analysis, then I save the pgn in lichess "study" feature.  I have an entire digital notebook of all my OTB games with deep analysis from both my coach and myself.  I actually do this with many different themes.  For instance, as I am deeply studying the sicilian najdorf, a friend and I play various lines within the najdorf, then analyze them deeply......We keep a record of the most instructive games and which lines were best, also what we learned from each.

It's an insanely beneficial feature.  I would do the same thing on chess.com, but I haven't found a way to do the same thing, so I just save everything there.

what's your lichess user?

TheSultan31003
The_Helloer wrote:
TheSultan31003 wrote:

What I do, is analyze on chess.com, write my notes up....add my coach's analysis and then finally, add my computer analysis, then I save the pgn in lichess "study" feature.  I have an entire digital notebook of all my OTB games with deep analysis from both my coach and myself.  I actually do this with many different themes.  For instance, as I am deeply studying the sicilian najdorf, a friend and I play various lines within the najdorf, then analyze them deeply......We keep a record of the most instructive games and which lines were best, also what we learned from each.

It's an insanely beneficial feature.  I would do the same thing on chess.com, but I haven't found a way to do the same thing, so I just save everything there.

what's your lichess user?

TheSultan31003

jdcannon

We plan to bring a way to save all your games to a database here soon. Sorry for the delay! 

 

 

DavidEricAshby

That would be fantastic to be able to do that, to keep a record and to be able to go over the games afterwards with others at the club, online.

The_Helloer

welp, then what's the point of chessbase?

jdcannon
The_Helloer wrote:

welp, then what's the point of chessbase?

 

exactly

DavidEricAshby

I found a way to record my OTB game on chess.com, though it wasn't ideal. I wrote a chess.com blog, a very short one, and there's the facility to put a chess game into that. Another OTB game that I played is stored on a thread, which again isn't ideal.

When Chess.com has this new database, will it be possible and easy to analyse the game in that database and look at variant lines? Will it be easy to share a link to that game with our friends and betters in chess for advice?

Xellros
jdcannon wrote:

We plan to bring a way to save all your games to a database here soon. Sorry for the delay! 

 

 

You have no idea how happy that makes me!   I'm so excited.   I'll have every game I play saved on here!