ChessBase Reader 2017

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Titled as ChessBase Reader 2017

Application Details:

Version: 14.17
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 7.20

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Board, Set-up position, Kibitzer (engine), Database preview, database game open (slow), adding comments/text to game, analysis from media, media menus

What does not

Missing maximise and close icons from title bar
Slow opening of games from Megabase 2018
Display of databases in selected directory on main screen browser not rendering correctly (icons on top of each other)
Media doesn't show thumnails and other picture elements when opened
Media doesn't play when clicked
Media doesn't play when directly opened (FIXME: WMP)
Media change not picked up in CD Drive
Activation click doesn't respond
Registration tool


What was not tested

Publish to web

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Shares some bugs with other ChessBase database software - see ChessBase 11 for most tested version

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentopenSUSE Leap 15.3Nov 01 20227.20Yes Yes NoSilverDavid 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
47086 Vertical scrollbar does not display in Chessbase 11 and CBReader 17, when changing contents of window UNCONFIRMED View
54216 Missing close and restore icons in CBReader17 UNCONFIRMED View

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