A passerby
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What is the best way to maintain an opening repertoire in electronic form?
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There are a couple of angles that haven't been mentioned. Chessbase's keys allows you to add comments to individual moves, and easily sort new games into the appropriate key by adding them to the ...

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Is there a site that provides (legal) online access to free chess books?
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The Internet Archive is probably the largest repository of free ebooks. Project Gutenberg has old classics by Staunton, Bird, Ed Lasker and Capablanca.

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Layering multiple chess games
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Chessbase can display piece probabilities for sets of games. http://help.chessbase.com/Reader/12/Eng/index.html?000144.htm

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Since each engine has its own style of play… which engines are more positional/strategic and which engines are more sharp/tactical?
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Someone on Talkchess did a test getting the top engines to play against each other in an opening which required an understanding of pawn breaks, such as the King's Indian or Stonewall. Houdini, Komodo,...

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Software for opening repertoire practice
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Chess Opening Trainer for iOS by Arnel Domingo looks a bit like what you are describing. In the video, he inputs new variations, and points to a train mode which keeps track of your hits, and retests ...

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I would like an iPad app for annotating my games
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Giordano Vicoli's Chess Studio Light allows you to add variations, text comments and some NAGs (!, ?) to the game notation window. Stockfish deletes the main line when you enter an alternate move.

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Is there a good online opening training software?
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Chess.com has a puzzle mode in its chess diagram editor. Perhaps you could create puzzles for each line in your repertoire, and save them to a group forum.

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Are there any chess engines which try to emulate human thinking?
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Chris Wittington, the author of Chess System Tal, was known for arguing for a knowledge based approach to programming chess engines. http://www.thorstenczub.de/complcss2.html http://adamsccpages....

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Is it possible for any titled player to beat a chess engine?
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In the PAL/CSS Freestyle chess tournaments, the teams of human/engine combos pretty consistently beat the engines which were playing alone, so humans can contribute to the process. If a human tried ...

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Which interface protocol should I implement for my chess engine?
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I don't think it's possible to create a GUI or engine as separate apps in iOS. iOS prevents one app from invoking another as part of its security setup. An engine author has to write the GUI, and ...

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What's with ChessBase and WB engines?
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ChessBase products Fritz 5.32 and 6 and Junior 6 and 7 had support for Winboard engines, but not UCI. In February 2002, ChessBase announced that they were switching and would only support UCI and not ...

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How to know how good an opening/defense scores?
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Question: "is there an online database that keeps track of all the games ever played and gives you the overall rating of an opening by calculating the average score, or do you take for granted what ...

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Is there a good example of a paper chess book converted to an ebook?
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I'm unaware of any special epub books. The problem with epub is that you can't move the pieces on the boards. Most chess book publishers seem to be going with separate apps: Everyman's Chess Viewer ...

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In an opening tree on ChessBase, how can we fix the statistics so that transpositions are not taken into account in the total number of games?
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You can also create an opening key for the games, and arrange it the way you like. If you highlight a node in the key, and press 'S', you can see the statistics.

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Non chess specific game AI that learns any game and can play chess?
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Zillions of Games is a General Game Playing system that plays chess. It was perhaps designed with chess specifically in mind, but in order for the program to play a game, you must first load a zdf ...

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Looking for free online chess engines that have (roughly) known ratings
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Lucas Chess is a free program for Windows which includes 36 engines with ratings ranging from 600 to 3000. It also has a bunch of tactical puzzles and training features. https://www-lucaschess....

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What software can I use to self-assess my own Elo rating?
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Lucas Chess gives you a choice between playing for a "Lucas Elo" starting at 0 or a "Tourney Elo" starting at 1600. It includes 40 odd engines which have been handicapped or are rated between 600-...

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What Chess Software allows creating a chess Ebook?
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The Chessbase 12 and 13 manuals say that they can export games in epub or mobi format, but you would need to go through the game, and insert the diagram symbols first. You can read pgn files as is on ...

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Do chess engines store all of the previously analysed positions between moves
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Each engine has its own time management scheme. Some engines and GUIs let you set the pace at which the engine will play. Engines always calculate/evaluate/minimax as much as they can given the ...

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What is the difference playing against human vs chess engine?
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I think there is some benefit to playing against players (human or machine) who are stronger than you are. You can emulate their openings, pick up tactical tricks, or go back and analyze the games to ...

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