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 Forum: Chess Product Reviews   Topic: Question about Recent Foxy Opening DVD's

Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:07 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 4806

Hi, I just got this email from the publisher of Foxy DVDs: On the video they mention booklet with does not exist any more there are now database that can get all the games mention like chessbase mc8000 etc. Here is a link to MC8000: I hope that...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Merry Christmas!

 Post subject: Re: Merry Christmas!
Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:53 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 1787

Holidays cheer to all the folks at The Chess Exchange!

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Fritz 13 is Available!

 Post subject: Fritz 13 is Available!
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:40 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 3452

Fritz 13 with Your FREE ChessCentral Exclusive Bonus: Insider's Guide to Revving Up Your Fritz is now available at ChessCentral: Fritz 13 Newest Feature: "Let's Check" Gone are the days when you had to wait for your compute...

 Forum: Improve the Exchange   Topic: "View Posts Since Last Visit" button

Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:31 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 4583


"View New Posts" is the same as "View New Posts from Last Visit".

The relaunch was to upgrade the phpbb forum software to the latest version.

Hope that helps!

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Rybka disqualified?

 Post subject: Rybka disqualified?
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:12 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 3357

Hi all, I have checked all through the Internet and can only find this: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess Championships. Can anyone confirm this? How truly sad if it is true.

 Forum: Computer Chess   Topic: Advice about the ipad 2?

Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:21 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 4600

I too have been looking at tablets. The prices are coming down. There is also all these new operating systems like the Android. The ipad has a bunch of competition now. It is more of a want than a need. When you can get a laptop now for under $300 new, it is hard to go the $500 spend on a tablet unl...

 Forum: Improvement and Instruction   Topic: fritz12

 Post subject: Re: fritz12
Posted: Sat May 28, 2011 7:37 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1352


ChessCentral has a bunch of videos on Fritz 12 that will help you get started using the best chess playing software around:

Hope that helps!

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Fritz 12 v Rybka 4

 Post subject: Re: Fritz 12 v Rybka 4
Posted: Sun May 08, 2011 8:17 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1042

Hi, Both are great programs. Fritz 12: Is more general and you receive a year at They both have similar analytical abilities. Rybka 4 is a much stronger engine:

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Win a ChessBase Magazine

 Post subject: Win a ChessBase Magazine
Posted: Sun May 01, 2011 10:34 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 879

ChessCentral is spring cleaning, and you can reap the rewards! This week ChessCentral will give away a ChessBase Magazine to two lucky fans. All you need do is “Like“ ChessCentral’s Facebook page and you are automatically entered – any previous fan is already qualified. The drawing will be Saturday,...

 Forum: Getting Started   Topic: New Introduction

 Post subject: Re: New Introduction
Posted: Sun May 01, 2011 9:15 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 1760


Welcome! We look forward to sharing our knowledge and experience with you. Enjoy, this is a truly useful and fun forum.

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Blank lines in Analysis box in Fritz 11

Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 10:20 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 994

You can contact ChessBase at and see if they have a fix. Have you upgraded your software lately?

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Chess software for Mac

 Post subject: Re: Chess software for Mac
Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 10:10 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 1424

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 Forum: Chess Training Software   Topic: Beginner looking for a good chess trainer program.

Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:04 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 5775

ChessCentral has a great guide to buying software. It is broken down in sections for beginners, intermediate and advanced. You can find the article here: ... _a/141.htm

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: insert original DVD

 Post subject: Re: insert original DVD
Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:00 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 1364


Sometimes this problem is due to not installing Fritz 12 as the "administrator".

Here is a video on installation:

Also make sure you have the latest updates.

Hope that helps!

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Interesting Chess Question

 Post subject: Interesting Chess Question
Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:31 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 916

Suppose a white bishop takes the undeveloped black’s King’s knight on its original square: could the black King castle and take the bishop in the same move (assuming no other laws of castling would be broken)? For example, observe this simple game opening: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.Bxg8 Could bla...
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