Review of HIARCS Chess Explorer - an independent web review
"In summary, this is an excellent chess system that is suitable for
players of all strengths. It has a lot of features, comes with a
super-strong engine, and it is very easy to use. Highly
Review of HIARCS Chess Explorer by Joe Petrolito for Australasian Chess
"As far as Chess Explorer's operation is
concerned, this is exactly the GUI for which I have been looking,
for a long time. I have tried Chess Assistant, ChessBase, ChessPad,
Tarrasch, Arena, Winboard and others. I have been searching for a
superior playing interface and Chess Explorer provides exactly the
user experience I want. It does not have the same breadth of
features that some of the others possess, but the features it brings
to the table are spot on. Excellent, excellent product."
New customer Matt Morgan
"To my surprise I find
Hiarcs much simpler to use than ChessBase with PGN files, specially
the tablebases information and inserting comments, evals, etc...
(I have a lot of Endgames and Endgame Studies there, so it is very
And of course, on top of that, everything is on the Mac. But I could have never imagined I would prefer to use Hiarcs over ChessBase! (I have been using CB since 1987!)"
Customer review on Hiarcs forum
You can see the product in action in this quick tour video of HIARCS Chess Explorer for the Mac: