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Hiarcs Chess Explorer (For PC)

The Reigning World Chess Software Champion
by Mark Uniacke

Hiarcs Chess Explorer (For PC)
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Our Price: $ 69.95 (Paying in US$ only for customers in the US and Canada)

Publisher: Hiarcs, 2012
Edition: DVD-ROM
Language: English

HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine.

This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.

Key features:

Advanced Chess Graphical User Interface

• HIARCS Chess Explorer GUI can use any UCI compatible chess engine
• quality piece set graphics, board textures, artist designed icons
• Integrated features allow easy navigation of databases, games and players
• Comprehensive user manual and context sensitive help is included
• Available for PC Windows or Apple Macintosh with native look and feel
• Multi-lingual support for English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian and Spanish

HIARCS 14 World Chess Software Champion

• HIARCS 14 chess engine is closely integrated with the Chess Explorer GUI, our chess engines can also be used in any UCI compatible GUI
Provides incredibly strong analysis, advice and play
• Famous for its human-like and entertaining attacking playing style
• The chess engine generally used by World Chess Champion Vishy Anand

Game Explorer

• 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
• 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

Player Explorer

• View players, their games, performances and favourite openings
• Navigate to games and openings of players directly from the player dossier
• Integrated and automated repertoire summaries for databases and players

Openings Explorer

• World’s first multi-source real-time chess tree with live updates
• Gives new insight into chess openings from different perspectives
• Integrated access to regularly updated online chess opening books
• HIARCS Book subscribers get integrated access to additional online content
• All books and databases provide detailed opening statistics

Analysis Explorer

• Analyse positions and games with multiple engines
• Multiple lines of analysis with history/statistics, add analysis to game notation
• Post game analysis with any chess engine provides variation commentary
• Check your own games for blunders and improvements
• Integrated online access to massive Terabyte endgame databases to give precise answers about endgame outcomes (about 250 DVDs worth of data!)

Custom Game Play mode

• For playing games against the computer using any UCI chess engine available
• Integrated HIARCS chess engine has realistic human-like handicap levels with set Elo strength settings suitable for players from beginner to Grandmaster
• Choose rated or unrated games with time controls or casual play
• Choose start positions and even opening selection for opening practice
• The game play mode has an integrated coach to point out mistakes, distinguish move quality, point out good moves and give hints
• Assess your chess ability and maintain a chess rating for you and your family
• Adaptive level matches opponents to your ability as you progress

Packaged Databases

• Latest top quality GM database of games
• Annotated database of games including commentary from IMs, GMs and even an exclusive annotated game by the World Chess Champion Vishy Anand

The product is available in two versions,

Deep HIARCS Chess Explorer: HIARCS Chess Explorer GUI with the multi-core/multi-processor version of HIARCS 14 and has access to additional online content of 1,000 Gb of chess endgame and opening book databases.

HIARCS Chess Explorer: HIARCS Chess Explorer GUI with the single core version of HIARCS 14 and access to standard online content

HIARCS Chess Explorer
An innovative and powerful new chess software application for PC and Mac offering chess players of all abilities the unique combination of the World Chess Software Champion HIARCS chess engine together with a powerful, intuitive and easy to use multi-platform, multi-lingual chess graphical user interface.Z

System Requirements: Windows XP, Vista, Win7, Win 8 (32 & 64 bit)

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