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DOWNLOAD - UCI - Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software

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Product Description

Shredder 12 UCI for Windows combine extremely powerful chess play with easy handling. The level of play of the program can be adjusted to any chess playing strength, so that everyone can find an adequate chess partner. Many functions are available foranalyzing one's own chess games, including a built-in chess coach, who is alert to mistakes and helps improve your chess play.?

What's New in Shredder 12

* Improved chess engine, more than 100 ELO stronger than the predecessor
* Simulates a human player with any playing strength
* Makes typical human mistakes
* Rates your play in normal or rated games
* Shredder adapts his playing strength automatically to your strength
* Graphical display of your progress
* Improved coach mode
* Automatic display of the chess position from anywhere in the notation or the engine output
* Improved opening book
* Can create opening books for Pocket Shredder
* Improved engine tournaments
* Easier to operate
* Many more improvements

Other features

* User interface that is easy to handle and can be set up individually
* Six different sets of pieces and chessboards both in 2D and 3D
* Chess engine with extremely powerful play, that can be individually adjusted and configured
* Built-in Chess coach, who is alert of mistakes and suggests better moves
* Own games can be automatically examined for mistakes
* Daily updated chess puzzles with three levels of difficulty
* The program always keeps up-to-date with automatic online updates
* Opening advisor allows Shredder to play much better without opening book
* Ability to play Chess960, also know as Fischer Random Chess
* Direct access to huge online endgame database with more than 1200 GB data
* User interface in German, English, French, Dutch, Spanish and Italian.
* Moves can easily be entered by mouse or keyboard
* Extensive documentation
* Tip of the day
*Games can be provided with alternative lines and comments
*Many features for training and analysis
*Manifold possibilities to systematically search and examine the chess endgame databases
*Free, open protocol between chess user interface and chess engine (UCI protocol)
*Possibility to simultaneously load up to ten chess engines
*Several chess engines that differ in their playing style
*Many possibilities for automatic tests and comparisons of different chess engines
* Shredderbases: new extremely fast and compact chess endgame databases
*Computer assisted game analysis
*Direct access to online chess opening database with more than 16 million moves
*Rated games against different computer opponents to measure one's own play strength
*Automatic game level where Shredder will always play with your strength
*Voice output of the moves
*Arrows to show threats, hints, best engine moves and the last move
*Graphical display of the legal moves and the attacked pieces
*Automatic histogram generation
*Chess engine can access its own chess opening book

System Requirements

Supported OS: Windows 8/Windows System 7/Vista/Windows XP/Windows 2000
RAM: 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
Video Card: 32 MB DirectX 9.0-compliant video card (128 MB recommended)
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0-compliant sound card optional
Drive: DVD
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c

Please refer to the Downloadable Item section to the right for important compatability information

Downloadable Item

About eSoftware


The House of Staunton now offers a convenient eSoftware option for many of our best-selling software titles.. Rather than having to wait days for the disk to be delivered  to you, you can now download it via the Internet and enjoy it almost instantly on your computer.





eSoftware FAQs

How do I download my new eSoftware?

Once you have completed the purchase, you will receive an email that contains instructions on how to download your eSoftware. The email will contain both a download link for the software as well as a unique registration code that is necessary to install the product.  Please allow up to one business day for receipt of this email as they must be processed manually (as required by Convekta Software).


What if I don't have an email address?

Unfortunately, a working email address is required to purchase eSoftware. If you do not have a working email address, we recommend that you create a temporary email address at one of the many free email providers (,, and use that when you place your order. If you enter a non-working email address when making your purchase, we won't be able to send you the installation instructions and you won't be able to download the software. We are not responsible for customer orders where a non-working email address was provided during purchase.


What format is the eSoftware?

The eSoftware program is an installation tool that will allow you to install the full computer program on your computer. Please note that all eSoftware products require a Microsoft Windows(R)-based computer. 


How large is the eSoftware

eSoftware files are typically rather small, usually a few megabytes in size. With a typical high-speed internet connection, it can be downloaded in less than a minute.


What happens if I accidently delete the eSoftware file?

Our file transfer system allows you to download the eSoftware should you need to reinstall it. . Should you lose your eSoftware, you can click on the link in the email and download the eSoftware again.


Should I keep the email with instructions on downloading my new eDVD?

YES! Should you accidentally delete your eSoftware, you will need the link in the email to download it again and the registration code to install it. If you lose the email with instructions, you will have to repurchase the eSoftware again. We recommend bookmarking the download link in your web browser for easier access.


Is copying the eSoftware illegal?

Yes! When you purchase an eSoftware, it is for your personal (non-commercial) use only. You do not have permission to copy it and distribute it. This is illegal and distributing it would be against the law.  Please note that each time you install the eSoftware, it connects to the Convekta Validation Server via the Internet to verify that it is a legitimate registration code and Convekta does keep track of how many times each registration code is used. So please don't copy the eSoftware.


What is your return/refund policy?

Due to the nature of the Electronic Software (eSoftware) item, eSoftware purchases are not eligible for return or refund under any circumstances.

Returns & Exchanges

NOTE: At the time of your purchase, our system will immediately generate a unique Shredder registration code that is tied to your name. As a result, all Shredder Software sales are final are we will not be able to honor any return, refund, or exchange requests.

Requires Windows

Our Price: $62.95

Product Details

Manufacturer Shredder Chess
Popular Collections Shredder 12
Downloadable Software Yes
Hardware Requirements Windows
ISBN 00000000

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