Even better, you can play against people from around the world to see just how good you really are - much more fun than playing against the computer. You can tweak the settings to change the pieces and board style and find full instructions about exactly how to play chess.
A new version 1.12.2 of HIARCS Chess Explorer is now available for you to download and install It is compatible with any Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave) or later including the new Ventura (Mac OS 13) You can upgrade previous HIARCS Chess Explorer versions directly to the new version
HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess program for PC and Mac Chess Players which can run on both PC Windows and Apple Macintosh OS X computers. It offers an innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the current World Chess Software Champion HIARCS chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many new features for chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster. It has specialised features to help weaker chess players improve their chess including special weakened opponents, a chess coach which can demonstrate mistakes, show improvements and help you improve your chess.
For chess experts HIARCS Chess Explorer has many advanced features not seen in other chess software. The new features can help you analyse your chess games, improve your openings and prepare for your opponents.
Modular plug-in design: the HIARCS 14 chess engine supports the Universal Chess Interface (UCI) which means it can be used in any UCI compatible chess Graphical User Interface (GUI). Equally the new Chess Explorer GUI can use any chess engine which supports the UCI protocol.
HIARCS 14 World Chess Software Champion chess engine is packaged with Chess Explorer to provide incredibly strong analysis, advice and play with a unique and entertaining attacking playing style. HIARCS won the World Chess Software Championship in Tilburg, The Netherlands in late 2011.
Innovative Openings Explorer gives new insight into chess openings from different perspectives including access to the world's strongest opening book. With special features for HIARCS Chess opening book subscribers.
Custom game play mode for playing against the World Champion HIARCS chess engine with realistic human-like set Elo strength settings suitable for players from beginner to Grandmaster. The custom game play mode has an integrated coach to demonstrate mistakes and highlight good moves and give hints. You can even monitor your chess progression as HIARCS Chess Explorer rates to chess play and helps you improve by adapting to your chess play to keep challenging you.
HIARCS Chess Explorer for Mac is the established best chess software for chess database, analysis and game playing on Apple Mac. It offers an intuitive graphical user interface with powerful features together with the Single Core version of World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. The product is refreshingly easy to use and includes many features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
We also thank Eugene Nalimov and Andrew Kadatch for their kind permission to use their access code (copyright (c) Eugene Nalimov) and decompression code (copyright (c) Andrew Kadatch) for Nalimov tablebases in HIARCS chess engines.
Chess is a chess game for OS X, and its progenitor, OPENSTEP, featuring a high-quality graphical display and support for chess variants such as crazyhouse and suicide chess. Also included are different skins featuring metal, grass, marble and wood. It is bundled with the OS X operating system and is also distributed as free and open source software on the Apple website.
Documentation forGNU Chessis available online, asis documentation for most GNU software. You mayalso find more information aboutGNU Chessby runninginfo chessorman chess,or by looking at/usr/share/doc/chess/,/usr/local/doc/chess/,or similar directories on your system. A brief summary is available byrunning gnuchess --help.
GNU Chessis free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under theterms of the GNU General Public License as published by the FreeSoftware Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at youroption) any later version.
Stockfish is a chess analysis utility developed for professional players. With its help, you can practice your chess playing skills and test new gameplay strategies for your upcoming competitions or tournaments.
This app was created for beginners as well as professional chess players. It gives you access to a wide range of game options, comes with a comprehensive help manual, lets you save your gameplay progress, and keeps track of every move you make...
SparkChess is an excellent way to get better at chess - learn the proper rules (including the elusive en-passant), practice openings, test strategies, use the board editor to recreate famous positions with FEN strings, replay famous games, import/export PGN games and databases (with comments and annotations) and let the computer help you. With 5 levels of difficulty and a behavior modeled to make human mistakes, this is a very fun game to play. Our online chess game also features an opening database created by analysing 145,000 games from international tournaments. There are 4 different board styles (a 2D diagram, two fixed 3D designs and a 3D rotatable board) to suit any style - from the playful kid to the serious tournament player.
SparkChess has won many awards and it was featured by Google, Blackberry and Adobe for its cross-platform capabilities. You can download SparkChess for PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets.
Imagine a ranking system in which defeating the World Chess Champion trumps other considerations. In this system, Hans Niemann would be #2 for 2022. Niemann is the only player with a classical chess win over World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. This imaginary system is more like sports rankings than chess rankings and is loosely based on the Morphy number. More ?
Chess is booming in the Oklahoma City (OKC) metropolitan area. Coffeeshops, bookstores, recreation and community centers, and universities host chess clubs every day of the week. ChessMates OKC posted a chess video that, in less than two months, has over 90,000 views. More ?
For seniors, learning and playing chess online can bring numerous benefits, such as improved cognitive skills, more opportunities to socialize, and the ability to exercise the mind and body. More ?
The millennia-old pastime of chess has been enjoying an explosion of interest. Whether people are longing for any engaging hobby to keep themselves sane during the long wait, or they fell prey to a popular Netflix drama about a chess prodigy, competition is heating up. While games using a physical board will have to wait a bit longer for most of us, there are excellent online chess platforms and a healthy chess community available in a few clicks or thumb taps.
ChessBase Reader 2017. The new ChessBase Reader conveniently displays all installed databases and training titles - with a modern menu ribbon look. With the free ChessBase reader, you can open all standard file formats (.cbh, .cbf, .pgn), play through games on a stunningly rendered board, watch ChessBase training videos and much more. Download it for free now! Free download available here.
Jin Applet: a full-featured interface with no installation needed. By Alexander Maryanovsky is by far the fanciest of the applet interfaces, and is similar to our Windows interface Blitzln in its appearance and capabilitles. You can customize the font, chessboard ad so forth, and it will save your preferences on the central server, so that wherever you go, be it an Internet Cafe, a public library or a friend's house, your preferences go with you. You can also download and install Jin as a java applications, see below. You can have more information in the Alexander Maryanovsky's Website
Lantern Chess is a downloadable Java interface for Mac, Windows and Linux. Lantern has an event list, seek graph and tabbed consoles plus personal tell support that make chatting easy. Also a friends/notify and top games to watch windows. Lantern supports engine analysis though a load engine feature. The link to download Stockfish is on the Lantern web site. Many pieces and boards to choose from, circle and arrow support and saves the user's games to a PGN file on the user's computer as well as can open PGN files. The board includes player's country flags and is customizable. The toolbar in Lantern has both customizable user buttons and buttons to play auto pairing pool games like 5-minute. All wild variants are supported as well including crazyhouse, atomic, and bughouse. There are also versions of Lantern for Android and iOS
You can download a slightly restricted test version of the world champion chess program Shredder Classic free of charge and try it out for 30 days without obligation. Shredder Classic runs on various platforms.Windows Download Macintosh Download Linux Download
You can download a restricted demo version of our interactive chess teaching program Chess Tutor free of charge without obligation. Windows Download Step 1 Windows Download Step 2 Windows Download Step 3
You can download specifications explaining how in Shredder the chess user-interface communicates with the chess engine. UCI stands for Universal Chess Interface. This download is already included in the Shredder chess download.Start Download
Shane's Chess Information Database is a powerful Chess Toolkit, withwhich one can create huge databases, run chess engines, and playcasual games against the computer or online with the Free Internet ChessServer. It was originally written by Shane Hudson , and has received strongcontribution from Pascal Georges and others. 2b1af7f3a8