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Questions tagged [fritz]

Fritz is a commercial chess engine published by the company ChessBase.

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Changing Enigne Thread Count for Bulk Blunder Check in Fritz 16

I have a few games I want to run blunder check on overnight at a high depth. I have a 12 core CPU, but whenever I run the blunder check it always uses the default 6 threads instead of the desired 12. ...
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Why is Fritz 16 Grandmaster Playing Weak Endgames?

I am trying to use Fritz 16 to practice endgames. Unfortunately, Grandmaster (Fritz) is playing very poorly. For example, in the diagrammed position, if I play Black, Fritz gives me a quick threefold ...
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Two engines match from a given position

I use Fritz 15, which allows the following options: You can let play two engines against each other a normal game. You can setup a position and let one engine play out the position. What I would like ...
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Stopping Fritz from throwing away my position

I have Fritz 14 SE on Windows. If I set it to analyse a game or position, when I come back it has thrown away my game/position and is analysing some other position, which I think it has got from the ...
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Fritz Online will not finish game?

Fritz Online will play all the way to the point where there's mate in one move. In other words, if you are white and Fritz is black it will stop playing (moving) at the point any black move will be ...
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Chess Engine Opening book

I'm trying to evaluate the differences between Opening books. For example: Have Fritz 12 Book and Rybka Aquarium (CTG format). For many of the standard openings. I've tried with atleast main lines ...
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Fritz for Fun 13: how do I add positions to a new database?

My aim is to create a database of endgame positions taken from Van Perlo's Endgame Tactics in Fritz for Fun 13. I've created a new database, but I do not know how to add games or positions. How do I ...
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Game engine versus engine from a given position

I use Fritz8SE , which allows the following options : You can let play two engines against each other a normal game. You can setup a position and let one engine play out the position. What I would ...
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How to measure my elo with using deep fritz 14?

I think I’ve heard deep fritz estimates elo and shows to user, but I don’t know how.
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Searching Deep Fritz 14 Database

So I just got Deep Fritz 14. This is my first "real chess program." I know Deep Fritz probably wasn't the best choice for a first program, but it's what I got. I've been trying to learn how to use it ...
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When is Deep Fritz 15 release date?

I try searching the release date, but I couldn't find it. How much later do the deep version of a chess software come out?
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What is Fritz Powerbook 2015?

Learning chess & I thought Fritz Powerbook 2015 was THE chess-playing engine with GUI only to learn that it requires Fritz12, 13, 14 or 15 to use it. I had read that it had a lot of useful info on ...
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How to display figures instead of letters in position analysis notation in ChessBase?

I just installed Deep Fritz 14 with ChessBase. By default the notation in deep position analysis looks like this (only letters, no chess figures): I would like to make it look like this: How do I do ...
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Why does Fritz prefer under-promotion in this position

Why does Fritz prefer under-promotion in this position - how can underpromotion to bishop evaluate so much higher than normal queen promotion? Can this be a bug in the Fritz 14 chess engine?
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Confused about ChessBase

I'm really confused about the differences between the products that ChessBase offers. For example, on the website, Deep Fritz is said to be an engine. But after a bit of research, it turned out that ...
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Does Fritz “Blunder Check” mode respect “Side to Analyze” option?

I use Fritz 13, and in Blundercheck mode on a batch of games won by White, only want it to point out alternatives for the winner, that is white (I don't expect to have very many suggestions for ...
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What fraction of a Pawn do the most powerful chess engines (Komodo, Stockfish, Houdini, Fritz, Hiarcs, Gull, …) use as their evaluation unit?

I've heard that the most common evaluation unit is 1/100 of a Pawn. But some engines use 1/1000 of a Pawn as their evaluation unit. I've also heard that Stockfish used 1/256 of a Pawn as its ...
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Checking most played move in a position in Fritz

I have a series of about 50 games in a certain position in fritz opening database 2013. I want to check the most played move, but rather than checking which move was most played by checking them ...
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Can you run “Full Analysis” in Fritz with a different engine?

I have added Stockfish to the Deep Fritz GUI, and I even marked all engines except for Stockfish as inactive. However, when I run the "Full Analysis" it's still using Fritz. Is there a way to use a ...
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Downloading Fritz

My apologies if this has been asked already - I couldn't found it though. I have been trying to download Fritz, the chess game analyzer, and I have been tirelessly searching on the internet for ways ...
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Fritz: Full analysis Vs Blunder check

In Fritz, I am interested to know the differences between the Full Analysis and Blunder Check. The differences at the first look seem superficial. For example, I wouldn't mind if there is no natural ...