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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: IsaVulpes
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Chessbase 15 printing crashes program.
Just wanted to post my observations on Chessbase 15. I'm noticing the database is crashing when using the printing feature as it goes into endless loops when previewing documents before printing the g...

Started 12/04/18 at 05:05:46 by HagenWatch1
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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ChessBase: A First Look - new video series
I've just published the first installment in a new video series devoted to demystifying ChessBase and other chess software. It's totally free, so hopefully this doesn't fall afoul of advertising regul...

Started 11/22/18 at 14:11:17 by proustiskeen
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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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By: Confused_by_Theory
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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: proustiskeen
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Solitaire chess software
Hi,
My favorite way of learning openings and systems is by stydying and memorizing model games, and analysing mine. But reviewing all of them is a tedious task.
Can you advice a software/we...

Started 07/24/18 at 13:38:34 by nocteus
1 495 Last Post 11/21/18 at 06:11:14
By: snits
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Chessbase 15 just released. Time to upgrade?
Chessbase 15 has just been released. Anybody know if this is worth the upgrade pricing or should I just keep using Chessbase 14?

Started 11/12/18 at 20:32:59 by HagenWatch1
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By: lnn2
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Extremely high position evaluation by Stockfish 9
During recent game analysis I noted Stockfish's 'score' in pawn equivalents was 132.77 . This was during transition mid to endgame in one of my OTB games. There were a total of 12 pieces on the board ...

Started 10/20/18 at 16:29:38 by ernie
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By: IsaVulpes
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Fonts for ChessBase board?
Hello everybody!
Does anybody know if (and where) there are downloadable fonts for different piece sets on the board in ChessBase? (I especially like the pieces in the diagrams in these old "Spor...

Started 07/17/11 at 11:30:57 by Zwischenzugzwang
10 10241 Last Post 09/02/18 at 13:04:31
By: Nickajack
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Engines & Openings
[font=Tempus Sans ITC]I'm curious about chess openings that chess engines tend to underestimate due to some kind of positional concession that—in the long run—tends not to be quite so decisive. For...

Started 07/09/18 at 21:30:32 by HgMan
8 950 Last Post 08/27/18 at 22:03:33
By: Bibs
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Hello
In droidfish on android, after setting up a position, how do you make the computer make the first move as black? Thanks!

Started 08/15/18 at 15:17:04 by Gene
1 359 Last Post 08/22/18 at 07:45:57
By: Bibs
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MCO style opening variation tables, in ChessBase ?
I have ChessBase_9, and Komodo_9.  They display variation moves in paragraph format only (I think only).
But I want to display variation moves in tabular format, somewhat similar to how MCO displ...

Started 08/05/18 at 09:19:36 by GeneM
1 299 Last Post 08/05/18 at 13:07:27
By: Fllg
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Chessbase 14 Dossier
Hi,
I am looking for a player to study and am using CB14, using the 'dossier' function I find that the report typically brings back under Section 7. Endgames: -
"Ordinary often reaches an e...

Started 07/21/18 at 10:25:18 by Michael
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By: Michael
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Forward chess question?
Hi, I already have a forward chess account and have bought some books. I wanted to subscribe again to chess pub. I was just wondering how I should go about this. I still want to be able to download pg...

Started 07/08/18 at 06:29:04 by Mtal
1 373 Last Post 07/09/18 at 09:58:24
By: GMTonyKosten
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Surface pro with an m3 processor for chess?
Hi all, I been looking to get something portable that I can study chess on. I would love a surface pro but there pretty expensive. I see the cheapest one has a m3processor (not sure how good it is) wo...

Started 07/08/18 at 05:32:22 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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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
1 1906 Last Post 07/07/18 at 11:13:26
By: tillchess
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Laptop for Chessbase and Stockfish July 2018
I'm thinking it's getting close to that that time, you know, when the old laptop is getting slow and sluggish, the HD is almost full and is of an age that it could die at any moment.
So, recommen...

Started 07/02/18 at 18:30:33 by Paddy
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By: Paddy
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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: SWJediknight
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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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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
1 451 Last Post 05/20/18 at 06:26:35
By: Kai
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