World Championship winning computer chess
software program downloads for PC, Mac and iPhone/iPad chess play and analysis
World class chess database, analysis and playing program
The World Computer Chess Software Champion Suitable
for all players from beginners to the World Chess Champion with human-like play Platform: Any Intel based Apple Macintosh™ computer
(2007 or later) running Mac™ OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion) or 10.8
Playing ability: Beginner (750 Elo) to World Chess Championship strength
(3200+ Elo)† with human-like play
GUI Languages: English, French, German,
Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish "Clearly the best chess software
for the Apple Macintosh" - Chess Magazine
HIARCS Mac Chess Explorer is a revolutionary chess
database, analysis and playing program for Apple Macintosh
computers. It offers an innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface
with powerful features together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS
14 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 realistic weakened
opponents, a chess coach which can demonstrate mistakes, show improvements and
help you improve your chess.
For expert chess players HIARCS Chess
Explorer for the Mac 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.
The product is
available in two versions,
Chess Explorer HIARCS Chess
Explorer Graphical User Interface (GUI) v1.4 now
World Chess Software Champion Deep HIARCS
14 chess engine
of Deep HIARCS 14 for maximum performance
GUI access to online content of 1,000
Gb of chess endgame tablebases and GM+ opening books
Packaged games databases with game
annotations from International Masters and Grandmasters
Includes an exclusive game annotation
from World Chess Champion Vishy Anand
here to order
Deep HIARCS Chess Explorer for Mac OS Price*:
€83.95 / $99.95
prefer using HIARCS Chess Explorer to Chessbase" - John Saunders,
Chess Editor of Chess magazine for many years.
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 recommended" - Joe Petrolito, Independent
review, Australasian Chess.
The independent SSDF rating group report Deep HIARCS 14
defeated Deep Fritz 13 at tournament time controls by 28-12 (70% +149 Elo perf).
chess engine generally used by World Chess Champion Vishy Anand
updates in the HIARCS 14 series
Comprehensive PGN database capabilities
including simultaneous handling of multiple databases, searching and
filtering by game header, openings and positions, ECO and opening name
classification, game lists and much more. Max single PGN database size
limit is 1.75 million games. Multiple databases can be loaded.
Extensive game notation support with
variations, embedded text comments, annotations, diagrams, chess symbols
and chess opening naming – all of which can be viewed, added and edited.
Intuitive game entry with automatic suggestions based on move quality.
Game print facilities with diagrams.
Download remote PGN databases and watch live games
as they happen - Update live games with your analysis and have the
main game continuation merged as the game progresses. As used at the
London Chess Classic by the World's strongest chess players.
players, their performances and favourite openings
Navigate to games and openings of players directly from the player
Integrated and automated repertoire summaries for databases and players
first multi-source real-time chess tree with live updates and filtering
Create an opening book tree of the moves
of your games automatically
new insight into chess openings from different perspectives
Integrated access to a regularly updated online chess opening books
Book subscribers get integrated access to additional online content
books and databases provide detailed opening statistics
positions and games with multiple engines
Multiple lines of analysis with history/statistics/preview boards, add analysis to game
game analysis with any chess engine provides variation commentary
your own games for blunders and improvements
Lock engine analysis to a position while you navigate
and modify the game
Integrated online access to massive Terabyte endgame databases to give
precise answers about endgame outcomes (about 250 DVDs worth of data!)
Game Play mode
playing games against the computer using any UCI engine available
Integrated HIARCS chess engine has realistic human-like handicap levels
with set Elo strength settings suitable for players from beginner to
rated or unrated games with time controls or casual play
start positions and even opening selection for opening practice
game play mode has an integrated coach to point out mistakes,
distinguish move quality, point out good puzzle moves and give hints
top quality GM database of games
Annotated database of latest games including commentary from IM & GMs,
even an exclusive annotated game by the World Chess Champion Vishy Anand.
HIARCS Mac Chess Explorer is a
software download product. It is a complete chess application with
Graphical User Interface, chess engines and chess games databases. The
software for the Apple Macintosh.
HIARCS Chess Explorer
is designed and developed by Michal Rudolf and Mark Uniacke.
HIARCS chess engines
are designed and developed by Mark Uniacke.
Chess piece set images
by Eric de Mund and Bruno Rizzuti based on fonts by Eric
Bentzen and Armando Marroquin.
User Manual written by
English by Mark Uniacke, French by Alain Zanchetta, German by
Christian Goralski, Italian by Bruno Rizzuti, Polish by Michal
Rudolf, Portuguese by Claudio Zamana, Russian by Beglar Jobava and Spanish by Amador Cuesta.
Many games and annotations provided by
Beta testing and feedback
by Ole Christensen, Chris Cook, Richard Fowell, Eric
Hallsworth, Jonathan Naud, Matt Read, Bruno Rizzuti and
Harvey Williamson and a number of other testers who prefer to remain
Move sounds by Ole Christensen.
Thank you to all those people (including those
who prefer to remain private) who helped make HIARCS Chess Explorer a better
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.
"generally I use
HIARCS." - World Chess Champion Vishy Anand,
in a recent interview when asked what chess program he uses to analyse with
"HIARCS is much better positionally than Deep
Blue." - Garry Kasparov 1997 (after game
5 of the rematch)
World Chess Champion, Vishy
Anand, used "Powerful" HIARCS machine in preparations for his 2010 world title
match with Super GM Veselin Topalov
"This level of service is one
other big reason to buy HIARCS." -