|Powerful, compact and fast|
|for Series 60 phones FAQ||Written by Richard Lang|
Which devices will ChessGenius run on?
|ChessGenius runs on Symbian series 60 phones.
These include Nokia models 3230, 3600, 3620, 3650, 3660, 6260, 6600,
6620, 6630, 6670, 6681, 7610, 7650, N70, N72, N90 and N-Gage. It
runs on the Siemens SX, Sendo X, Samsung SGH-D710,
Panasonic X700 and on future compatible devices.
A version for S60 3rd and 5th edition phones is available here
ChessGenius is a very compact program and only requires 125 KB memory.
|How much do program updates cost?||Updates are free for registered users.|
|I have bought ChessGenius, what happens if I upgrade or replace my Symbian series 60 phone. Will I need a new License? Is there a charge?||The
License Key system is designed to prevent wholesale copying of the
program, not to make life difficult for owners.
Most times a new License Key will not be required.
If you do need a new or updated License Key - for any reason - we are always happy to send them to any registered user. There is no charge for this.
|I bought ChessGenius more than 48 hours ago and have not received my License Key. What should I do?||Send an email to email@example.com. The most common reason for delay is that we are unable to contact you due to a miss-spelling or typing error in the email address that was quoted on your order.|
|Please explain in detail how to install ChessGenius onto my phone.||A) Installing from your PC using PC Suite software.
1) Open PC Suite on your PC and establish a connection to your phone.
2) Select "Tools" / "Install device Software" on your PC and navigate to the "ChessGenius.sis" file and click "open". Follow the prompts and ChessGenius will be installed.
B) Install by sending the "ChessGenius.sis" file to
|How do I castle with ChessGenius?||To
castle move your king two squares to the right or left. If castling is
legal ChessGenius will accept the move and move your rook.
Castling is legal if the king and rook have not moved before in the game, the king is not in check and the squares that the king moves through are not attacked. For a better explanation and an excellent tutorial see www.chesscorner.com
|ChessGenius made an illegal pawn capture||This is probably an en passant capture. To find out more see the next question.|
|How can I find out about the rules of chess?||For an excellent tutorial see the learn section at www.chesscorner.com|
|What is the rating of ChessGenius?||It is probably around 2250 USCF.|
|What about Hash tables?||ChessGenius has 128 KB hash tables.|
|How can I transfer a game from my phone to my Desktop PC?||ChessGenius saves and loads game in a PGN compatible form that can be understood by almost all desktop chess programs. ( it only allows one game per file). Games can be transferred via infrared, Bluetooth or email.|
|ChessGenius saves/loads games in PGN format. What is PGN?||PGN
is "Portable Game Notation", a standard representation of chess
game data in ASCII text files. It is used by most Chess software. For full
details see: http://www.chessclub.com/help/PGN-spec
Here is a sample game:
[Event "Kasparov vs
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