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Questions regarding using chess software on the Apple Macintosh.

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Mac - Chess App

I was trying to play chess on the included chess app on mac, and after the computer's turn, it will not allow me to make any move at all, and I am 100% sure I am not in check as the game just started, ...
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What is the native Mac Chess app's rating? Is there a good alternative?

I can't find anywhere what the rating of the Mac's native Chess app is at each level. Is there a Chess app for Mac that shows the strength bar during the game?
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How to get a ChessBase learning product (Video + Cbh) to run on a mac?

example: If I were to purchase a lesson video like this product from ChessBase, how do run and learn from it using a Mac ?
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Mac Desktop Client for FICS

What are good chess clients for Mac, that allow playing on FICS. Nice-to-haves are an opening book, plug-and-play engines, and scoring of chess positions. EDIT: For completeness, note that Jin does ...
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How to use Houdini with SCID on Mac OS?

I have recently moved to a Mac. Immediately I've installed Scid (looks very nice on the Mac) but I couldn't find a way to use my Houdini as a chess engine. Supposedly, it should run with Wine, but I ...