CBH File Type

- The quick facts

What are CBH files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CBH file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CBH file?

A .CBH file is a ChessBase database Header file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open CBH files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CBH file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CBH file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different CBH openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 27, 2019

Suggest another file format using extension CBH

While we know of one file format using the .CBH file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CBH file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CBH files. Remember, different programs may use CBH files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ChessBaseChessBaseUser submitted
ChessBase LightChessBase LightUser submitted
ChessProgram UIChessProgram UIUser submitted
ChessBase ReaderChessBase ReaderUser submitted
Fritz6Fritz6User submitted