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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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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
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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
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Solitaire chess software
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
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Chessbase 14 Dossier
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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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
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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
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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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Software for Mac with auto-flip board at each turn
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).

Started 04/13/17 at 00:40:00 by Marc Benford
1 1736 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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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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Stockfish 9 Released !
Stockfish 9 Released !

Started 02/01/18 at 12:47:02 by IM_Serious
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Java chess software release
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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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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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
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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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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?

Started 04/27/18 at 04:02:20 by ChiefPushesWood
1 254 Last Post 04/27/18 at 14:49:35
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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