About Us

ChessBase USA has been serving U.S. chessplayers since 1990. We are in the business of helping chessplayers get better at chess, and no one knows ChessBase or chess books better than we do.

Malcolm Pein our President, is an International Master and has been teaching and writing about chess for 30 years. He is Executive Editor of Chess Magazine, the current Chess Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph and was the Chief Organizer of the Kramnik v Fritz match, Bahrain 2002, organizer of the World Chess Championship Kasparov v Kramnik, London 2000 and internet chess consultant for IBM during the Deep Blue v Kasparov match. Nowadays Malcolm is a regular contributor to TWIC (The Week in Chess). He was one of the original ChessBase pioneers and has been promoting the programs since 1985. He can be reached via email at cbase@knology.net

Greg Yanez manages our office.

We do our best to serve our customers and welcome the opportunity to answer questions about our products. We consider the sale of any program the beginning of a long-term relationship and look forward to hearing from you.