Fetch your games from chess.com and lichess.org and add them to a sqlite database
PGN to Sqlite
A cli application for pulling pgn files from Chess.com and Lichess.org and putting your games into a sqlite database.
It can also be used to save pgn files from a local folder to a sqlite database.
Requires Python 3.8 and above.
It is recommended that you install this package in a virtual or isoloated environment. The easiest way to do this is with pipx.
pipx install pgn_to_sqlite
Alternatively, you can install it with pip into your virtual environment:
MacOS / Linux:
python3 -m pip install pgn_to_sqlite
python -m pip install pgn_to_sqlite
Usage: pgn-to-sqlite [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...
Save your chess games to an sqlite database.
You can `fetch` your games from chess.com or lichess.org. You can also
`save` local pgn files to the database.
Type `pgn-to-sqlite --help` for more information.
-u, --user TEXT You username for the chess site.
-o, --output FILE Where you would like your database saved? [required]
--help Show this message and exit.
fetch Fetch all games from the requested site.
save Fetch all pgn file from the given folder.
Fetch games from chess.com or lichess.org
output are required when using
fetch to download, parse, and save your games to your database.
fetch accepts with
lichess as an argument for chess.com and lichess.org respectively.
pgn-to-sqlite -u endlesstrax -o data.db fetch lichess
If you've played a lot of games, be patient, it could take a minute or two.
Save games from local folder
output is required when saving games from local pgn files to your database.
save expects a folder path as an argument.
pgn-to-sqlite -o data.db save .\chess\games\
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