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Fritz13 – The “Let’s Check” LiveBook

There are quite a few unique aspects to the new Fritz13 chess program’s “Let’s Check” features, all of which center on an online server to which the worldwide community of users are contributing analysis around the clock. One of the “Let’s Check” features is an opening book which is being constantly updated by new analysis, one which every Fritz13 owner can access as the opening book used by our own chess engines (Fritz13 or any other compatible chessplaying program) when we play against them. Continue reading

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More ChessBase 11 opening book options

Today we’ll take a look at a couple of additional (and useful!) opening book options which you can toggle “on” or “off” in ChessBase 11. Continue reading

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ChessBase opening tree statistics

In our last blog post, we saw how to get extended opening statistics from a ChessBase 11 tree. Today we’ll look at the numbers themselves, as well as an additional (and very useful) statistical display. Continue reading

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ChessBase 11′s extended book display

Viewing opening books (also known as opening trees) such as Powerbook 2011 using ChessBase 11 can provide valuable information when you’re researching openings; you can bang through a series of moves and see statistics on how well (or poorly) specific moves and variations have fared in practical play. Continue reading

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Creating Player Dossiers in ChessBase 11

The ChessBase 11 chess database program provides its users with a cornucopia of useful tools for information gathering. Some of these tools actually qualify as a toolbox all on their own – they provide “one-click” access to a bundle of separate (but related) functions which are all carried out in a single operation. The Player Dossier is one such function: it creates separate windows for a player’s White and Black repertoires, as well as a text window which provides fast access to a great deal of information about the player in question. Continue reading

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