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Re: Petroff Powerbook and Petroff Powerbase 2020
Reply #3 - 10/18/20 at 19:41:23
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I have Fritz 17, but the chessbase reader 2017 cost me nada. I searched for workarounds but some seemed klonky and I was dubious of some generic download sites. That may not be the case now. Be sure and check .CTG-readability as per Topnotch.
  
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Re: Petroff Powerbook and Petroff Powerbase 2020
Reply #2 - 10/15/20 at 03:29:25
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The link to the .msi for ChessBase Reader 2017 can be found here.
https://en.chessbase.com/pages/download
Any ChessBase DVD will also include this, but if you purchase the Powerbook from a download it will not be included.
  
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Re: Petroff Powerbook and Petroff Powerbase 2020
Reply #1 - 10/15/20 at 02:36:11
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Chessbase Powerbooks usually always include the best Correspondence games, along with Engine and the best OTB games. You can download the free Chessbase Reader from their site, to open the Powerbooks, but I think their e-book/electronic products come with the reader already included. You didn't ask but I thought I would mention anyway that the Powerbooks are in CTG format, so you could do a google search to see what other Chess Programs can read that, I know for sure that Fritz does.

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Petroff Powerbook and Petroff Powerbase 2020
10/15/20 at 00:08:59
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Can any one tell me whether the Petroff Powerbase contains any correspondence games? I suspect that the Powerbook is full of engine games and therefore of limited interest to the average player?

And finally do I need to download any program to be able read the content of either of these products and if so where would I get it from?
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