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The best analysis program?
Is there any consensus as to the best analysis program at the moment? Has Rybka been overtaken by Houdini, Fire, Hiarcs, Komodo et al yet? Undecided

Started 01/24/12 at 14:07:41 by GMTonyKosten
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Java chess software release
Hello,
I have released a Java program created in 2013.
As I cannot give direct link, search for "JavaChess4" on GitHub
It's free and could be good for chess beginners or people who want...

Started 05/22/18 at 21:21:00 by Bretwa
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Removal of "no-ELO" games in CB database
In CB14 while putting together a DB comprising games between players ELO 2349-3400, I find that no matter how I filter or search-delete, etc., I cannot get rid of games whose players show no ELO at al...

Started 05/20/18 at 00:08:15 by BrokenCipher
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By: Kai
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Stockfish 9 Released !
Stockfish 9 Released !
stockfishchess.org/download/

Started 02/01/18 at 12:47:02 by IM_Serious
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By: Keano
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Chromebook and Chrome OS
I am thinking about buying one of the new Samsung / Google Chromebooks mainly for online use etc.  Still sometimes I would be offline.  Ideally, I would want to look at PGN files too.  Does anyone kno...

Started 11/08/12 at 12:44:14 by MaxJudd
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Insert Engine Eval into notation - Chessbase 14
Hey folks... I did a google search and searched the manual. But I cannot find out if this is possible.
Aquarium chess allows you to insert just the engine eval into the notation by clicking Ctrl+...

Started 05/09/18 at 15:34:16 by ChiefPushesWood
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Pasting variations into Chessbase 14
Hello, can anyone help please?
When I copy and paste a line from the forum into the Chessbase 14 board window (using Ctrl + V) it jumps to the end of the database.
It used to jump to the end...

Started 05/06/18 at 12:55:30 by Katalyst
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By: Katalyst
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Chessbase 14 - Deep Analysis only 5 plies?
So... I was just playing around, trying to learn some things.
Thought I'd try the Deep Analysis in CB14. So I placed my cursor on move 16.Rac1...
Clicked the Deep Analysis button... off she...

Started 05/02/18 at 15:28:22 by ChiefPushesWood
7 356 Last Post 05/04/18 at 05:09:08
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Leela Chess Zero: AlphaZero for the PC
It might sound like a joke, but it is not: the revolutionary techniques used to create Alpha Zero, the famous AI chess program developed by DeepMind, are now being used to engineer an engine that runs...

Started 04/27/18 at 17:30:33 by gewgaw
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By: MartinC
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Chessbase 14 - How to insert single move
Hey folks... Is there a way to insert a SINGLE move (first move of engine line) into the notation instead of the entire engine line?
Thanks
CPW

Started 04/27/18 at 04:02:20 by ChiefPushesWood
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Android Tablet
Hello All:
Think of getting a 7- or 8-inch Android tablet to read Forward Chess and other books. Are there other chess apps like free databases that run on Android that I should be considering?<b...

Started 04/26/18 at 18:13:51 by Gerry1970
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ICCF Chessbase and Fritz workflow
Hey folks. I'm new to the CC scene and starting in ICCF.
Finding resources on this subject is terribly hard. I'm wondering if anyone would be willing to help a guy out and share a workflow with m...

Started 04/22/18 at 02:05:26 by ChiefPushesWood
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By: ChiefPushesWood
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Stockfish dethroned (big time)?!
Disclaimer: Very unclear basis on everything right now!
According to its developers, AlphaZero (as far as I understand it, the updated version of AlphaGo, the Go program which beat a human elite ...

Started 12/06/17 at 12:19:53 by IsaVulpes
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Quotes about computers
Maybe others will find this one interesting. I’m also hoping to see some other good quotes in reply. In the below quote, computers have turned out to be quite good at the “multifarious devious” part.<...

Started 03/28/18 at 04:30:10 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Differences between Chessbase & HIARCS?
I happened to visit Hiarcs's site and saw that a version 2.0 seems to be on the way sometime this year (though it's been mentioned on their forum since 2015, so it could be 2018...)
Anyway, since...

Started 08/14/17 at 16:37:29 by TalJechin
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Free Forward Chess book
Our partners Forward Chess have offered us a free book, The King Is a Powerful Piece!.
The coupon code is: Kingforchesspub (this should be all in capitals, but ChessPub won't let me do that!)<br ...

Started 03/22/18 at 13:43:32 by GMTonyKosten
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ChessBase 14 - to see move order for position?
Sometimes when I do something with notation in CB (e.g. create or edit my repertoire and so on) I want to see the move order for the position via which it was reached. Like in the Personal Opening Gui...

Started 10/27/17 at 23:19:39 by ahu_lee
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By: TalJechin
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Games Databases
I often hear about something like when someone analyses a line deeply, that they did not consider this or that game in the correspondence database, but I always wonder where is this correspondence dat...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:23:25 by petertohen
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By: brabo
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DGT board and Chessbase
Hi all,
A few years ago I bought a DGT board because my idea was to use it when reading books and follow along games OTB. However, to follow along in games already in a file, is not working prope...

Started 02/07/18 at 09:18:37 by fling
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By: fling
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help me.
A minor observation that the Endgame Tablebases which advertise as having "all 5-piece" positions are a lying a little bit.
Here, as FEN, is a 5-piece position the SyZyGy Endgame Tablebases lack:...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:22:30 by petertohen
3 424 Last Post 01/18/18 at 23:40:48
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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