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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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"Chessimo", "CT Art" and other Training Softwares
Which training software is your favorite, and probably contributed to much of your improvement? 
Are there any specific softwares that are useful for tactics/strategy/endings/calculations/openin...

Started 05/26/10 at 06:55:26 by chezzter
3 7148 Last Post 06/03/10 at 09:33:17
By: TicklyTim
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"Rare" Chessbase (13) Bug - Uneditable Source
Everytime i edit anything in the source tab, a message comes up when i click OK
"The parameter is incorrect".
And the publication,date,version,and quality fails to edit
I need help, I n...

Started 01/05/16 at 10:13:41 by Dave
3 1869 Last Post 02/05/16 at 02:35:33
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"SCID" database
I've been using this for a few months on my "bitchin new machine" (8x3.0Ghz, 16Gig RAM, 500 Gig Raid 0) and I like it a whole lot.  Most significant is that unlike either Chessbase or CA, it isn't blo...

Started 08/24/09 at 15:05:19 by Markovich
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By: Jesse Gersenson
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7-man endgames fully generated
ChessOK Aquarium 12 is out, but the important thing is:
"Currently, the important KRPP-KRP endgame is available along with a few others (KRN-KRPP, KBN-KRPP). All the 7-man endgames have already b...

Started 11/25/12 at 09:44:44 by Vass
6 3117 Last Post 11/25/12 at 18:37:39
By: Vass
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[Help] Winboard 4.3.15m + Crafty 20.14 Setup
my shortcut target is:
"d:\games\winboard\winboard.exe" -cp -fcp "crafty2014 log=off" -fd="d:\games\crafty" -scp "crafty2014 log=off" -sd="d:\games\crafty"
winboard starts up just fine, but ...

Started 07/15/09 at 12:19:57 by biatche
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By: biatche
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1 1153 Last Post 09/30/12 at 17:54:36
By: Uhohspaghettio
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A great article about Stockfish-Komodo match
If you are interested in how engines "think" and how a chessplayer is thinking, then you can read this great article I found on the Internet, completely by accident:
IM Erik Kislik analyzes th...

Started 06/14/14 at 18:38:53 by Vass
1 1584 Last Post 06/24/14 at 10:34:20
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A new chess game analysis format
Chess Analysis Interchange Format by Ken Regan
On Ken's and Dick's blog, they have published Ken's proposal for a new chess notation format specifically for chess analysis using chess engines. He...

Started 01/21/15 at 12:17:01 by GabrielGale
4 1843 Last Post 01/22/15 at 03:59:06
By: ReneDescartes
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Add chess font to Chessbase
I have a ChessBase Light software (free, maybe it's a question of not being a paying commercial version). And I would like to add some simple chess fonts (like Alpha, for instance), fonts I use in oth...

Started 10/18/15 at 12:03:56 by CanadianClub
2 2139 Last Post 10/19/15 at 07:39:35
By: CanadianClub
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Added value of chessbase?
I got the mega database now and have started using it with the program I have, Deep Shredder 11. I can now look up opening variations (search position), select games of certain opponents, etc. So wond...

Started 10/03/11 at 09:47:02 by NeverGiveUp
6 3317 Last Post 10/10/11 at 14:56:37
By: Sylvester
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All ChessBase Data Deleted
I have had a problem with my disc drive that apparently has failed for a few months but after tonight where I rebooted about 6 times to turn on, not only all of my databases were deleted, I had to re-...

Started 01/11/15 at 05:12:00 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: GMTonyKosten
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An annoying problem with Chessbase 12
I just noticed a problem, and wanted to inform you about it. I also wrote to Chessbase to let them know:
I just noticed a very annoying problem. I had just finished annotating a game, b...

Started 12/18/13 at 21:07:35 by fling
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Analysis engine for Android w/multiple lines?
I enjoy studying chess at some of my local coffee shops (away from my computer), but sometimes I'll pull out my Android and use Droidfish (I also have Fritz mobile but don't like it much) to help me w...

Started 11/30/12 at 16:41:32 by ErictheRed
1 1380 Last Post 03/12/13 at 08:25:46
By: gkalab
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Analyze This! doesn't work properly with Komodo 8?
I got a crucial issue with the mobile version of Komodo 8; just wondering whether anyone else has had a similar issue - maybe there is a simple fix?
If I put the following position into ...

Started 10/25/14 at 02:48:57 by IsaVulpes
1 1415 Last Post 10/28/14 at 17:07:52
By: IsaVulpes
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3 2193 Last Post 05/10/11 at 12:12:08
By: LostTactic
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android app for
I have noticed that I spent quite a few time in the Chess-Results page, looking for pairings,  results,  standings and so on.  Mostly from my android  device.
Is there any app in the android mar...

Started 09/30/16 at 17:29:05 by CanadianClub
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By: CanadianClub
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Android apps for chess
After many years of resistance, I broke down and got an Android smartphone.  Can anyone recommend good chess apps?  I'd be particularly interested in tactics trainers.
Thank you!

Started 05/15/12 at 18:01:37 by proustiskeen
1 959 Last Post 05/15/12 at 18:02:58
By: fanat
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Android Chess APPS
What apps are your favorites, and why?
As for me, It's
Shredder Chess - Nice way to rate yourself offline
Chess PGN master - It's chessbase of Android (never mind the actual chessbase...

Started 01/05/15 at 07:40:11 by chezzter
3 2029 Last Post 01/06/15 at 20:52:34
By: fling
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Android ChessBase app Fails its own .PGN?
[ Android ChessBase app Fails its own .PGN? ]

Using Fritz I added some comments into some games of my .CBH file. In the Fritz commentary textbox I bounded my comments with curly braces, { myComments }, for the visual effect.<...
In BULK, is there any way I ca

Started 09/15/14 at 19:48:02 by GeneM
5 2726 Last Post 09/17/14 at 06:26:39
By: Vass
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