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

Novag Citrine Connecting To PC

Novag Citrine Connection I purchased a Novag Citrine and wanted to connect it to my PC. For entering moves into SCID vs PC and Arena software. The information was mostly on the web but I found it scattered and hard to follow. So here is how I did it. Step by step. First purchase the… Continue reading Novag Citrine Connecting To PC

Chess Databases

Chess Databases A chess database is a collection of games for review / study using a database program like Chessbase or SCID vs PC. Here are three examples of databases that can be downloaded. KingBase – About 2 million games. pgn or SCID format. KingBase offer a main database with updates by players rated above… Continue reading Chess Databases

SCID vs PC Engines Part 2

See also Part 1 Players Pictures and Part 3 Databases INSTALLING CHESS ENGINES: Now if you followed my post on chess engines your ready to install them in SCID vs PC. Click Tools, Anaysis Engines, New. Now browse to the folder where you unziped your engines. Select and open the engine. Enter the name of the… Continue reading SCID vs PC Engines Part 2

Chess Engines

Chess engines are the brains of any chess program. Most modern engines come as separate entities to be added to your favorite GUI (Graphical User Interface). This post is aimed at helping you get some free chess engines and prepare them to install in your favorite GUI. I’ll cover the GUI installation in separate posts.… Continue reading Chess Engines