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CBGI file format description

Many people share .cbgi files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cbgi file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cbgi files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cbgi - ChessBase Second Search Booster

The CBGI game data files are related to ChessBase. CBGI file is a ChessBase Second Search Booster. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database.

Game Data files
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ChessBase Second Search Booster related extensions:
ChessBase Annotations
ChessBase Search Booster
ChessBase Commentators Index
ChessBase Hash File of Doubles Data
ChessBase Team Index
ChessBase Old Game Database

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cbgi file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cbgi files. Be especially cautious with .cbgi files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cbgi file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .cbgi file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bgi, cbg, cbi, cgi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Common Gateway Interface
RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration
Crossbeam XMS Installation Package
ChessBase Old Database Index
BgInfo Configuration
CyberGauge Data File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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