The club's game archives are divided into two
DGT Board Archive - 2010 to present
- 938 games collected from 1983
The DGT Board Archive starts November 9, 2010 when we
used our first two DGT boards. In 2013 we purchased four additional
boards to bring our count to six. In 2013 we also started broadcasting
the games live to the club website.
Most recent update: 2015-01-27
- 562 games in this
in CBV format DGT Archive in PGN format
Game Archive (Historical collection of games, no longer being updated)
The Pre-DGT game archive starts at April
1, 1979, and continues through Nov 1 2009, containing 938 games - see below for
details and formats. The classic Game Collection are collections of
games played at MetroWest CC. The complete game collection has all over the
board games. The correspondence matches are a separate collection. These are
from Team Email Matches.
Available Content in the arvhive:
- Complete game
collection - This is a collection from Monthly
Tournaments and Special
Events, going back over 20 years. There are some gaps, and if you
are interested in volunteering
to help close these gaps, please contact Matt or Steve.
- Annual Yearbook
- A subset of the complete game collection of just the games from the
year 2003, 2004, etc.
- Games from Tal
Simul - GM Mikhail Tal
played a simul at our Club in 1988. We have all of the games,
including a win by Bobby Seltzer!
Games - These are games from our Team
Email Match events.
Available classic formats:
- ChessBase archive
- This is a single compressed file that contains a complete ChessBase
database inside. To view this format requires ChessBase Light (see
below) or better
- PGN - This is a
readable text file that is viewable with virtually any text or word
processing tool. The PGN has header info about the game, followed by the
moves, in short algebraic form. In addition, ChessBase Light, Chess Pad
and similar tools can show you the PGN on a virtual chess board.
- HTML - These
games can be selected and replayed immediately, in your browser. Your
- ChessBase Light
- A free tool that allows one to read (but not create or edit) ChessBase
databases, limited to 32000 games. This is definitely the premium of
- Chess Pad - A
free tool, easy to use, compatible with PGN, Crafty (also free) and
- For those submitting
their own games.
- For those volunteering
to entering games to submit to the game collection
- For those maintaining the Database
New: Selected 2008 MetroWest CC
Championship games in replayable web pages