Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing DatabaseProduct Code: WIN0020AK
Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 is the new version for 2014 of the top selling Chess King chess software, in its absolutely strongest version.
Chess King 4 Pro now includes the just released major release of Houdini 4 Pro super grandmaster engine and the updated GigaKing game database is the largest available with over 6 million games.
Chess King 4 Pro is a new and versatile tool for chess players and is an ideal introduction for the beginner, a challenging opponent for the practiced amateur, and an invaluable coach for the aspiring master. Chess King emphasizes simplicity of use in training players. However, it is more than just a traditional training program as it includes an extremely strong chess engine and a huge professional database.
It is also a convenient tool for analyzing and studying one's opponent before facing them at a tournament. Buying Chess King 4 Pro is like getting several products and paying only for one, a professional chess software system, the largest game database available GigaKing, the super grandmaster chess engine Houdini 4 Pro, 1500 chess puzzles for all chess levels, a unique random playing mode, and much, much more. Included:
* Houdini 4 Pro is a chess engine rated well above 3000 Elo is the best choice for analysis. Considering such a strong engine can be frustrating to play against, Houdini 4 Pro includes various kinds of handicaps that can be set up using the Chess King interface. The version of Houdini 4 Pro that comes with Chess King is a multi-processor one which supports up to 32 cores.
* The GigaKing database includes games from the 16th century up to December 2013. The full opening tree is a statistics database of positions in the GigaKing database to render search and evaluation results lightning fast.
* Full Chess960 support.
* The program is very easy to use, with over 20 video tutorials available on the publisher's site and a possibility to send questions and feedback to the authors.
More features than programs costing many times more.
History of the Chess Pieces
Chess King is compatible with pretty much all Windows systems, from of course Windows XP all the way to the most modern Windows systems.
If the computer is super powerful, it can take full advantage of Chess King Pro for multiple cores. For very weak and old PC's Standard Chess King is fine (and Pro would not be recommended, it's a very powerful engine!)
Currently, Chess King can also be used on Macs using the visualization software VMWare Fusion.
Chess King is directly installable on Windows PC only. However as you can read at the end of this article, you can use Chess King quite well on a Mac via the emulator VMWare Fusion. The functionalities of Chess King in emulation mode are exactly as original and the speed is excellent given that Chess King contains the strongest engine available Houdini 2, and that Macs now use the same Intel chips as Windows.
You will also find lots of info on the Chess King TUTORIAL PAGE.
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64 MB RAM, 2.5 GB hard drive space. Windows XP/Vista/7/8
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|System Requirements||64 MB RAM, 2.5 GB hard drive space. Windows XP/Vista/7/8|
|Popular Collections||Chess King with Houdini|
|No. of Computer Installs||N/A|