Archive for the 'Programs' Category

Sigma Chess 6.1.4 HIARCS 11

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

Hiarcs announced a new version of Sigma Chess with HIARCS 11.

Chess Diagrams

Monday, December 5th, 2005

A list of programs and scripts for generating chess diagrams.

ExaChess 3.1.3

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

Exachess is a chess-database program for the Macintosh that can be used to store collections of chess games or to play games with with several chess-engines. There is a free Lite version and a paid Pro version.

Vektor3 Chess 3.2.2

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

Vektor3 Chess is a chess program for the Mac with features that include a customizable chessboard with multiple piece sets, multiple documents, multithreading, support for variations, annotation editor with text styles, move annotations and diagrams, several playing levels, opening book, game analysis, position editor, PGN import and export, HTML export, speech, multiple undo and redo, HTML help including rules of chess.

Computer Chess Sourcebook

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004


Chess Software Sourcebook is thefirst book to focus exclusively on the latest chess-related computer programs. Several chapters review in detail the various types of software available, as well as the pros and cons of commercial programs in each category. Feature comparison tables help you decide which software best matches your specific needs, and screen shots show the graphical interface for each program. Playing live chess over the Internet (including its addictive tendencies!) is also discussed. Other chapters cover opening study, computer handicapping, game analysis, and time-saving tips so you can get the most out of the software you own or plan to purchase. Read the rest of this entry »

Sigma Chess 6.1 with HIARCS 9.6 engine

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004

Sigma Chess and Hiarcs announced Sigma Chess 6.1 with HIARCS 9.6 engine for Mac OS X.