.PGN File Extension
- Category: Game Files
What are .PGN files and how to open them?Can't open .PGN file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PGN file.
What is a .PGN file extension?
.PGN file extension has been classified as Game Files.
.PGN is Portable Game Notation File
Text-based file format used to record moves in a chess match; also includes the event name, location, date, round, player names, and result of the game.
The header information of a PGN file is formatted using tags. After the header, player moves are described using "movetext," a syntax based on Standard Algebraic Notation (SAN).
Various chess programs and PGN Viewers can be used to view PGN files.