(DraughtsBase has now been superceded by DraughtsBase 2)
What is DraughtsBase?
Some of you will have heard of the very popular 'ChessBase' program. Well this is the
Draughts/Checkers equivalent! A database program containing thousands of top class games
for your perusal and interrogation.
Interested in studying a particular opening? Just enter the first few moves and ask
DraughtsBase to show you how the Masters have played it in the past.
Preparing for a tournament? Worried about facing a particular opponent? Just ask
DraughtsBase to call up all his games to see what lines he plays and to find his
Played (or playing!) a game but can't find it in the books? Ask DraughtsBase to see if it
has transposed into any other pp games! If so, it will tell you the events, who played
who, the results and when they were played. And all without even opening a book! A Godsend
for annotators and postal players!
Interested in statistics? DraughtsBase has them all! What was the longest WCM game ever?
Tinsley-Oldbury '58 game 5? Right? Wrong! What was the shortest WCM game ever?
Oldbury-Tinsley game 18? Right? Wrong! Who has played the most WCM games? Tinsley? Right?
Wrong! How often does a decisive game occur in a WCM? Every 10 games or so? Right? Way
off! Which opening has proved the most decisive in WCM's? The Octopus? Skullcracker?
Double-Cross? Right? Wrong, none of them! Ask DraughtsBase!!!
Any IBM PC compatible with a 386 or above processor, 4MB RAM, hard-disc (with at
least 4MB free space), DOS 5.0 or greater and Windows 3.1.
Contains the main program, with an initial database containing all the games from all
the 3-move World Championship Matches from Long-Banks '34 right up to Tinsley-Chinook '92.
A total of 715 of the best games ever played!
||UK (English pounds)
||Overseas (US dollars)
(Please note the SUBSTANTIAL DISCOUNT when paying by CASH. However if doing so, please
send cash by REGISTERED mail for your own safety.) DraughtsBase can only be ordered from
Martin Bryant, 71 Hunstanton Drive, Brandlesholme, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1XH, England.