World Championship winning computer chess
software program & downloads for chess database, analysis and play on PC, Mac
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: PC MS Windows™ XP,
Vista, Windows 7, 8 & 10 (32 and 64 bit)
Playing ability: Beginner (750 Elo) up to World Chess Championship strength
Languages: English, French, German,
Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.9.1 now available
prefer using HIARCS Chess Explorer to Chessbase" - John Saunders,
Chess Editor of Chess magazine for many years.
HIARCS PC Chess Explorer is a revolutionary chess
database, analysis and playing program for PC Windows
computers. It offers an innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface
with powerful features together with the 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. Key features include:
World class chess Graphical User Interface
(GUI) with advanced database, analysis and game playing features. Compatible
with any UCI chess engine.
World Chess Software Champion HIARCS
engine which is also the highest ever rated single processor chess program
on the official SSDF rating list.
Wide range of realistic handicap levels
for players of all strengths with coach advice, opening training and
measuring your playing ability in Elo as you play.
Game analysis, learn openings, prepare for
opponents with near instant searching, live game support and engine matches
Packaged PGN databases (250,000+ games,
~1000 with annotations from IMs & GMs) and opening books with detailed
Online access to up to 1,000Gb of chess
endgame tablebases and GM opening books
For expert chess players HIARCS Chess
Explorer for the PC 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. Now with engine v engine matches and live game
presentation as used at the London Chess Classic tournament featuring the
World's Elite players.
The product is
available in two versions:
Chess Explorer HIARCS Chess
Explorer Graphical User Interface (GUI) v1.9.1 now
World Chess Software Champion Deep HIARCS
14 chess engine
Defeated Deep Fritz 13 28-12
and Deep Rybka 4 24½-15½ on official independent SSDF rating list.
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 Click here to order
Deep HIARCS Chess Explorer for PC Windows Price*:
£75 / €89 / $99
SAVE 20% today £60
€71.20 / $79.20
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
32 bit engine compatible with all Windows versions 32
and 64 bit with free
updates in the HIARCS 14 series
Comprehensive PGN database support including
simultaneous handling of multiple databases, searching, filtering and
sorting by game header, openings and positions, ECO opening name
classification, game lists and much more.
Max single PGN database size limit is 1.75 million games. Multiple databases can be
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.
your chess ability and maintain a chess rating for you and your family
Adaptive level matches opponents to your ability as you progress
Engine matches - set up matches and watch chess
programs play each other
top quality books containing statistics from GM games
Top quality GM database of games with consistent
official Fide player names.
Annotated database of games including commentary from IM & GMs, even an
exclusive annotated game by the World Chess Champion Vishy Anand.
HIARCS PC 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 PC Windows.
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." - Five time World Chess Champion
Vishy Anand, in a recent interview when asked what chess program he uses to
"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 & 2012 world
"This level of service is one
other big reason to buy HIARCS." -
† Highest performance reached depends on computer used.
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