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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
1 832 Last Post 10/21/18 at 11:25:01
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
10 11573 Last Post 09/02/18 at 12:04:31
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 20:30:32 by HgMan
8 1784 Last Post 08/27/18 at 21:03:33
By: Bibs
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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 14:17:04 by Gene
1 839 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
1 769 Last Post 08/05/18 at 12:07:27
By: Fllg
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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 09:25:18 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 05:29:04 by Mtal
1 834 Last Post 07/09/18 at 08:58:24
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 04:32:22 by Mtal
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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 04/12/17 at 23:40:00 by Marc Benford
1 2340 Last Post 07/07/18 at 10:13:26
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 17:30:33 by Paddy
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By: Paddy
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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 20:21:00 by Bretwa
2 1146 Last Post 05/28/18 at 19:41:33
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 05/19/18 at 23:08:15 by BrokenCipher
1 815 Last Post 05/20/18 at 05:26:35
By: Kai
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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 14:34:16 by ChiefPushesWood
0 645 Last Post 05/09/18 at 14:34:16
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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 11:55:30 by Katalyst
2 901 Last Post 05/08/18 at 17:36:21
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 14:28:22 by ChiefPushesWood
7 1400 Last Post 05/04/18 at 04:09:08
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 16:30:33 by gewgaw
4 2021 Last Post 05/01/18 at 20:04:33
By: MartinC
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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 03:02:20 by ChiefPushesWood
1 694 Last Post 04/27/18 at 13:49:35
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Android Tablet
Hello All:
Think of getting a 7- or 8-inch Android tablet to read Forward Chess and other books. Are there other chess apps like free databases that run on Android that I should be considering?<b...

Started 04/26/18 at 17:13:51 by Gerry1970
0 575 Last Post 04/26/18 at 17:13:51
By: Gerry1970
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ICCF Chessbase and Fritz workflow
Hey folks. I'm new to the CC scene and starting in ICCF.
Finding resources on this subject is terribly hard. I'm wondering if anyone would be willing to help a guy out and share a workflow with m...

Started 04/22/18 at 01:05:26 by ChiefPushesWood
2 900 Last Post 04/22/18 at 16:16:09
By: ChiefPushesWood
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Quotes about computers
Maybe others will find this one interesting. I’m also hoping to see some other good quotes in reply. In the below quote, computers have turned out to be quite good at the “multifarious devious” part.<...

Started 03/28/18 at 03:30:10 by an ordinary chessplayer
8 1278 Last Post 03/30/18 at 21:50:08
By: tdv
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