A frequently asked question by ChessBase 6.0 and Fritz5 owners is "What do the abbreviations in the game list stand for?" As you're aware, the rightmost column of the game list in each program provides abbreviations denoting the text and graphic content of the games. This week (courtesy of ChessBase programmer Matthias Wuellenweber, posting in the Usenet chess newsgroups), we present a chart of these informational symbols:
|v||contains some variations|
|V||contains many variations|
|R||contains huge nested variations ("repertoire")|
|S||contains symbols but no text|
|I||contains critical positions|
|A||contains colored squares or arrows|
|T||contains training questions|
|M||contains multimedia annotations|
|G||contains a game quotation|
|F||contains correspondence management data (CB6 only)|
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