PGN Random

PGN databases for random opening eng-eng matches.

A PGN database with around 10.000 games collected by Olivier DEVILLE / Frank Quisinsky:

1.
2005-06-06:
Arrow f-quisinsky__random.rar (0,69 MB, 10.979 games)
- games played 1995 up to Mai 2005 (TWIC 551)
- ELO average > than 2.600 ELO
- each Grandmaster have > 2.500 ELO
- used games with 25 up to 80 moves
- database trunate / cut after move 20 with lgpgn.exe by
George Lyapko
- no annotations, comments deleted
- no computer games
- tools used: lgpgn 1.0 by
Arrow George Lyapko and Arrow ChessBase 9.0
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very interesting file for creating engine opening books too

2.
Updated: 2004-12-19: Arrow o-deville__gm-book.rar (2,15 MB, 11.586 games)
- games played from 2001 up to  2004
- only long time control games
- minimum elo : 2530
- minimum number of moves : 20
- no annotations
- no computer games
- sources: TWIC, Lesechecs.com, InfoXadrez
- tools used: ChessBase 7, pgn-extract

A good example for one of the tournament options since Arena 0.95.
You can set a PGN database for random opening eng-eng matches.
Very interesting for engines without an own opening book.