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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: Pawnpusher
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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 yesterday at 11:21:30 by Michael Ayton
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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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ChessBase or Chess Assistant
I use ChessBase regulary and have tried Chess Assistant (C A) only infrequently and don't really know much about C A compared to ChessBase.
What would be the relative strengths of C A over ChessB...

Started 08/21/10 at 22:13:59 by Sylvester
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By: Etherabloom
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Stockfish 13
As their hand got forced by Chessbase/A.Silver copying SF12dev and claiming to have made huge leaps in playing strength, beating SF12 by 35-40 Elo - all of which had just been the changes from SF12 to...

Started 02/19/21 at 17:07:07 by IsaVulpes
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By: bragesjo
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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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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Engine download question ...
Please forgive the colossal ignorance of this! … According to the CCRL website, the strongest two free 1-2 CPU engines are Stockfish 2021-01-11, and SugaR AI 1.00. So I wonder:
(1) Where do I get...

Started 02/16/21 at 10:21:55 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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Forward Chess
Would be interested in a little advice....because I'm an older  chess player to me the printed book has always been the way that I have studied the game. Problem is that living in the Southern Hemisph...

Started 12/25/20 at 20:36:57 by MW
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By: FreeRepublic
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OpeningRepertoire command line tool
I came across this tool for making a chess repertoires from a pgn file: github dot com/zcesur/opening-repertoire
You have to replace ' dot ' with '.'
Haze someone tried this tool?
It se...

Started 12/23/20 at 12:14:26 by Jonathan003
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By: CanadianClub
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Exporting variations to separate games
I feel this is something I ought to know, but sadly I don't. If you have a game in ChessBase which includes a number of variations, is there a quick way to export them so that each variation constitut...

Started 12/04/20 at 16:27:49 by Straggler
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By: Jonathan003
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on chess engines
I have Fritz17 installed in my computer; by default the package also has Lc023 and Stockfish
I heard that there are new versions of these engines that can be installed for free.
can ...

Started 11/09/20 at 09:42:15 by lg
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Filter games according to my repertoire
Hello everyone,
Is there a tool - if possible a freeware - 
that from two repertoire databases for each color  (in Chessbase or PGN format)
filters all games of another database or PG...

Started 06/07/19 at 10:44:19 by Tartakaviar
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Stockfish 12 Released

Started 09/02/20 at 16:07:33 by IM_Serious
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By: Pawnpusher
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By: MaxJudd
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Best YouTube Chess Channels
What chess YouTube channels do you subscribe to?
I have never paid much attention to YouTube before since I am not really fond of viewing videos online. However, armed with an iPad and a Google ...

Started 12/05/13 at 16:23:24 by Antillian
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Chessbase and opening questions
Hi all,
I was wondering the best way to do this. So I have different sources of cb stuff, ebooks, trainers, data base, etc... So if I come across a game that has good analysis,  can I copy it and...

Started 05/13/20 at 13:48:25 by Mtal
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By: trw
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Chessbase Change Log
Been looking around but for the life of me I cannot find a change log for every sub-version of Chessbase 15. Does it exist and if so where Shocked

Started 04/30/20 at 19:06:12 by Ballantine
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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: Ballantine
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Syzygy tablebases in CB15
I've run into a problem using Syzygy tablebases in ChessBase 15 and I wonder if anyone can help, please. I installed the tablebases three or four years ago using the ChessBase Turbo 4 disks and they'v...

Started 04/22/20 at 17:01:30 by Seeley
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By: Seeley
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Exporting files in PGN from SCID
I've recently been successfully using the 4-million-game Caissabase free online datbase in SCID, but have got nowhere trying to export this to ChessBase Reader 2017 using the normal facility in SCID: ...

Started 04/24/20 at 15:00:24 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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