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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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Dragon 2
I saw that a new version of Komodo has appeared called Dragon 2.
Also based on NNUE technology. The networks training was based on last version of Komodo.
I think most interested here alread...

Started 05/17/21 at 17:33:55 by bragesjo
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Finding game-changing moves
Does ChessBase provide an easy way to identify, from among all the games of a database, those moves which change the engine's evaluation by at least a specified amount? I can't find such a feature, bu...

Started 09/01/21 at 18:44:46 by Straggler
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Aquarium IDEA question - sometimes stuck on "idle"
Anyone have any experience with Aquarium IDEA getting stuck on "idle" and freezing?  Eventually it unfreezes but unclear why it does this - happens once in a while and I have not seen any pattern as t...

Started 08/31/21 at 17:30:43 by mattchess
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Rybka/Aquarium Forums Closing
The rybka/aquarium forum is closing so curious if people that are there are also here?  I know at least a few of you are.

Started 08/31/21 at 15:52:00 by mattchess
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engine games/matches analysis
I have seen the book "Game changer" and a more recent pdf
by M. Sadler on a more rent match between LC0 and Stockfish.
is there any place where one can find analysis comments on more recent ...

Started 08/11/21 at 13:47:20 by lg
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Stockfish 14
Title says it all, fairly soon after 13 release, but the recent neural network changes have sped up the process.

Started 07/04/21 at 11:11:46 by Pawnpusher
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By: lg
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Swiss Tournament Administration Software
Hello everybody!
Can any of you recommend a particular software for carrying out (club internal) swiss system tournaments? (I've seen that there's a lot of software out there, some of them for fr...

Started 03/24/12 at 09:24:10 by Zwischenzugzwang
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By: Nina
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Stockfish suing ChessBase
CB is finally getting its comeuppance for selling an SF derivate and pretending it's their own work  Smiley
( Original stateme...

Started 07/20/21 at 21:24:38 by IsaVulpes
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By: bragesjo
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Anyone having problems with Everyman Chess viewer?
Hi all, seems like my chess viewer is not working since the last andriod update. Anyone else having problems? I done all the typical things they say to do when an app does not work. Also very disappoi...

Started 06/13/21 at 19:34:32 by Mtal
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Best Resource to Compare Engine vs. Engine?
Can anyone suggest a site or other resource that discusses chess engines by comparing their various strengths and/or weaknesses?
Not just which gets the most points. So, this one is better in the...

Started 05/20/21 at 17:37:40 by cathexis
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Chessbase Reader 2017 with non-chessbase DBs?
Noodling around today I tried to find a game - Keres vs. Tarve, (Tallin, 1969) and - nope! Not in my Fritz 17/Chessbase "Database 2020."" It wasn't a big deal, but now I was provoked.<...

Started 04/16/21 at 21:21:11 by cathexis
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Where does Fritz 17 Store Evaluations (answered)
[I recently asked this but now have the answer and started a new topic in hopes it might make matters easier for others in the future. All information was checked by trial and error on my PC - A Windo...

Started 03/29/21 at 18:43:31 by cathexis
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I currently run Komodo 14 on my computer. I brought Komodo from ChessBase so it came with the standard Fritz 16 interface. If I now download Stockfish 13 will it work on the Fritz interface and will S...

Started 03/29/21 at 02:10:55 by MW
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Fritz: questions on "Analysis" related functions
I am running Fritz 17 on a Windows 10 PC. These questions relate to using Analysis features on databases you can direct Fritz to open.
1st question: Where ARE stored evaluations actually stored?<...

Started 03/21/21 at 21:16:35 by cathexis
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Re: Fritz features - Here or Gen. Chess forum?
I have some program features questions I'd like to ask.

Started 03/21/21 at 18:25:19 by cathexis
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Fat Fritz 2.0
The local Chess shop mailed and promoted Fat Fritz 2.0.
I got interested when I read the information and order it.
The information said is somehow based on Stockfish 12 but with a sort of Al...

Started 02/13/21 at 08:14:00 by bragesjo
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Convert old Chessmaster obk books to pgn.
Can someone help with this.
I have a tool obk2pgn that can convert obk books (Chessmaster 9000), to pgn with informant symbols.
obk2pgn works great as long there are no lines with underpromo...

Started 03/01/21 at 13:08:22 by Jonathan003
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Best chess-friendly PC for the non-obsessive!
I’m asking this question for myself, but only ’cos answers might be of use to other people too …
I want to replace my creaking (RAM- and storage-limited) 11-year-old H-P Windows desktop PC, and w...

Started 02/25/21 at 11:21:30 by Michael Ayton
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Lc0 v0.25
I have had no problem using Lc0 in Chessbase up until v0.24. However, now, in CB 15, I can't create a new engine with Lc0 v0.25. Has anybody else the same problem?

Started 06/23/20 at 21:15:22 by fling
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