A Silly Game With A Purpose.

The reason for this post is two fold. One: I wanted to see if I could imbed chess diagrams from Chess.com. It worked I can! Two: To present a human vs computer game. This one is pretty silly. Both contestants were not in best form. The computer was set at level 4. I think I… Continue reading A Silly Game With A Purpose.

Chess Openings Wizard (Bookup)

I’ve been using Bookup since its early days. There simply is no better tool for deep study of openings. Take a look at the main interface. It is fine tuned for one job. Studying openings. Once you have the database loaded with your own or a purchased “book” you can repeatedly run through the info… Continue reading Chess Openings Wizard (Bookup)

Endgame Tablebase

Endgame Tablebase What is an endgame tablebase? “An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of chess endgame positions. It is typically used by a computer chess engine during play, or by a human or computer that is retrospectively analysing a game that has already been played.” – Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endgame_tablebase Can… Continue reading Endgame Tablebase

SCID vs PC Databases Part 3

See also Part 1 Players Pictures and Part 2 Engines Database Setup and Application This post will cover loading and using databases in SCID vs PC. First you need to have created your databases. Click Here to see my post on creating databases. There are two main uses for databases. The primary use would be… Continue reading SCID vs PC Databases Part 3