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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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By: TonyRo
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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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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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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
14 721 Last Post 11/29/17 at 13:38:22
By: Keano
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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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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
4 303 Last Post 10/28/17 at 19:44:41
By: kylemeister
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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
2 190 Last Post 10/27/17 at 22:51:56
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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18 1753 Last Post 10/17/17 at 15:33:35
By: proustiskeen
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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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By: Glenn Snow
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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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By: ChessIsWar
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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 bobbyh64
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Software for chess teaching
Hi everyone.  I'm going to be doing a bit of teaching at a chess camp, and I'm looking for a piece of software that will allow me to set up and project illegal positions on a screen.  In particular, t...

Started 06/14/10 at 02:21:18 by proustiskeen
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Java/Firefox problem disabling chess applets
Despite its terrible GUI, I've always loved the chess game/position search site www.chesslab.com, because it's easy and quick to download multiple PGN game-scores. But now I can't access the game view...

Started 07/19/17 at 14:19:21 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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Komodo won't analyze the first 35 moves?
I own Komodo 9. I tell Komodo to perform a Compare Analysis (or a Blunder Check) on the whole game (starting with final move, stepping through the moves backward toward move 1).
Unfortunately, Ko...

Started 06/19/17 at 07:14:04 by GeneM
1 458 Last Post 06/19/17 at 09:04:43
By: brabo
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Is a tablet enough?
Hi,
I' am thinking about buying a computer (Windows) or a tablet (Android). My rating is about 2200 and I have a stabile opening repertoire. In the future I will just look at databases to update ...

Started 06/07/17 at 19:44:05 by wolfsblut
2 570 Last Post 06/08/17 at 07:49:14
By: GabrielGale
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Chess24 and search for games in database with CB13
   Hi all,
   I have for a while played at Chess24. A strange thing is that when I download games and try to search for a handle in the players fields, I get no hits. Has anyone else noticed this...

Started 05/09/17 at 18:33:24 by fling
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By: fling
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Software for Mac with auto-flip board at each turn
Hello,
I’m searching for a chess software (free or not, I don’t care) for Mac OS X in order to play with someone else (two players playing against each other on the same computer screen).
It...

Started 04/13/17 at 00:40:00 by Marc Benford
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By: Marc Benford
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ChessBase 13 - serious bug??
While working with ChessBase 13 (recently upgraded to Version 13.13) and the just-released Mega Database 2016 I noticed some very strange behavior that affects sorting and filtering.
When I open ...

Started 11/15/15 at 13:55:59 by braincramp
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By: Hadron
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Fritz Komodo unable to find a position ?
I have a FEN position. I paste it into Fritz or Komodo. I use Database > Filter search to "copy the board". Finally I click OK to start the position search thru the games in Mega Database 2008.
B...

Started 03/18/17 at 03:58:28 by GeneM
2 519 Last Post 03/18/17 at 06:39:10
By: brabo
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When does CB 14 display all tablebase moves?
I am baffled by Chessbase 14's behavior when using Syzygy tablebases to analyze a position like this, from Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual, Illustrative Position 9-7 (I think Tarrasch first analyzed it):<b...

Started 03/17/17 at 02:03:23 by ReneDescartes
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By: ReneDescartes
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