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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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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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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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Stockfish 9 Released !
Stockfish 9 Released !
stockfishchess.org/download/

Started 02/01/18 at 12:47:02 by IM_Serious
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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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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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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
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engines in Winboard
I have Winboard installed in a directory called D:/Program files/Winboard and engines. In this directory I have (to give one example) made a sub-directory called Crafty 23.0 and extracted Crafty into ...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:21:38 by petertohen
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Ankidroid and diagrams
Hi,
Anyone knows how to change the default chess pieces and square colors of the diagrams of the FEN chess visualizer on Ankidroid (not the comp)? Mine are some small Hastings/Leipzig-like and tr...

Started 12/31/17 at 15:50:00 by nocteus
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Arena GUI
Hello: Anyone using this? And do you know how to set handicapped levels so you can play against an engine like Stockfish? Want this for practice games.
Used to use Fritz 10 and you could use Stoc...

Started 12/08/17 at 22:26:36 by Gerry1970
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By: TalJechin
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Does SSD significantly improve ChessBase speed?
Hello,
I'm wondering if investing in a solid state drive would noticeably improve the search speed within ChessBase.  Any other benefits from a chess software standpoint?
Thanks.

Started 11/13/17 at 14:32:15 by Greenhaven
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ChessBase 14 - to list variations as A, B, C etc?
How do you list variations in ChessBase as A, B, C and then A1, A2 and so on?
In this YouTube video (watch?v=yzTmUapwXrg) the author demonstrates how he uses ChessBase 12 to study his openings an...

Started 10/27/17 at 19:08:44 by ahu_lee
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CPU for chess analisys
I am about to buy a new PC and I am torn between Ryzen 1600 and Ryzen 1700. Except chess I work with Autocad (MEP, Electrical, Revit) do some casual gaming (company of heroes) and light programming. W...

Started 08/20/17 at 20:23:28 by daniel7472
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Forward Chess for Ipad
Chess Stars publishing goes into the future with a new aplication for Ipad users with 3 e-books (Safest Grunfeld, Sharpest Sicilian and Modern Reti). Anyone have any views on this?
http://www....

Started 02/24/13 at 00:12:21 by Mortal Games
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Difference between 'Mega' vs 'Big' Database 2017 ?
Both 'Mega Database' and 'Big Database' say they have 6.8 million games.
So why is Mega triple the cost of Big?
(Mega 2008 claims 3.8 million games.)

Started 05/17/17 at 06:22:05 by GeneM
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Problem with Fritz 15 and Windows 10
I have Windows 10 and sometimes when I analyze a position with Fritz 15, it won't show the lines it's currently analyzing, and the only way to make it show the lines is to mouse over to the analysis w...

Started 08/14/17 at 02:45:52 by BobbyDigital80
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