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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 for DTP
Hi,
I am publishing a very small circulation magazine for our chess club. Have started with ChessBase 15 for the games and diagrams and am exporting the RTF files into Scribus. (open source page...

Started 02/15/19 at 10:40:23 by Michael
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Max database size that a database can handle.
What's the largest database size that scid / chessbase can handle?

Started 02/14/19 at 00:06:24 by trw
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Downloading a chess base trainer question
Hi all,
Just a quick question, probably a computer noob one. I am trying to download a chess base trainer I just got and it says the download is going to take 6 hours. Any reason why? Anything I ...

Started 02/13/19 at 05:42:38 by Mtal
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Python
Anyone know if there are some ways to incorporate python into using aquarium/chessbase/ other utilities?

Started 02/14/19 at 00:08:23 by trw
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By: trw
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TCEC Season 14 Superfinal
Hello, I wanted to note that the TCEC Season 14 superfinal between Stockfish and Leela Chess Zero has begun (https://tcec.chessdom.com/).
This is of interest because Lc0, the open source clone of...

Started 02/04/19 at 18:54:40 by phonological_loop
1 189 Last Post 02/10/19 at 05:48:30
By: IsaVulpes
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Do class players need Chessbase db?
I bought CB 11 long time ago, and still use it daily. But I will probably never update to a newer version (at least no so long the CB 11 is working).
I use CB11 only for:
- Saving my games. ...

Started 02/09/19 at 07:47:38 by msiipola
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By: MNb
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Chessbase 15 problems
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: Qwerp
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looking for Android app
Hi everyone
I’m a happy user of the paid iOS app: Chess Studio
I use it to manage my opening repertoire via pgn files that I can keep in sync via Apple Cloud accross PC, tablet and iPhone<br...

Started 01/18/19 at 18:46:41 by LaurentB
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By: Bondefanger
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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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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 12:38:34 by nocteus
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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 15:29:38 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 10:30:57 by Zwischenzugzwang
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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 20:30:32 by HgMan
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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 14:17:04 by Gene
1 519 Last Post 08/22/18 at 06:45:57
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 08:19:36 by GeneM
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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 09:25:18 by Michael
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