The Find position dialog enables you to find games containing a chess position or material, pawn structure or both material and a pawn structure.


Set the scope of the search using the Search games: selector:

  • Search all games in the database
  • Search games in the current filter
  • Search games not in the current filter


Choose to ignore colours or only find with a colour match to the set up pieces.



Find games with a position

Set the position you want to find. The default position will be the one you last used.  You can also get the position from the Current game, choose the starting position or empty board and set up a position to search for.


Find games with a material

You can set the material on the board and choose what colour squared bishops you want:


This will find games with BvN with R4P v R3P. Pawns can be on any files.



Find games with material and pawn structure

You can set the material on the board and choose what colour squared bishop and pawn structure you want:


This will find games with BvN with R4P v R3P. Pawns must be on these squares.



Find games with pawn structure

You can set the pawn structure you want to find on the board:



This will find all games with the pawns on these squares.


You can click the pawns to make them fuzzy meaning they just have to match a placements on the same file: