ChessGenius Classic for desktop PC's
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ChessGenius Classic. For desktop and notebook PC's running Windows 98, NT, ME, 2000, XP, Vista (all 32 bit versions) and Windows 7 (all 32 bit versions)
ChessGenius made headlines all around the world by beating the human World Champion, Gary Kasparov, at the Intel World Chess Grand Prix in London.

Version 7.2 compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32 bit versions only). It is a free update for all registered users of ChessGenius Classic 7.0 and 7.1. Install over the previous version. No need to enter License Key again

Try before you buy! Download ChessGenius Classic and try it out for free. See the FAQ page for installation instructions.

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Features of ChessGenius Classic
  • Incredibly strong play
    Excellent play even on the 'instant' level
  • Unlimited playing levels
    Ten easy levels. ChessGenius makes deliberate mistakes
    Unlimited time based levels. Instant, 1 sec, 2 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec, ... 3 mins ...
    Unlimited Blitz levels. Whole game in 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 5 min, .... 2 hrs .... The Chess Clocks count down in these levels. You lose if you run out of time
    Unlimited Tournament levels. e.g. 40 moves in 2 hours
    Mate solving levels and fixed search depths
  • Game information
    The moves of the game including variations and comments
    Chess Clocks. Total White and Black time and move time
    Analysis. For example, the line may show:
    "1.03 05 cxd4 Nxd4 Nc6 Bb5" This means that:
    ChessGenius is winning by 1.03 pawns. Search depth = 5, and line of moves. ChessGenius is planning cxd4 and expects Nxd4 in reply etc
    Opening book and database information
  • Set-up position
    Any legal position can be entered
  • Take back and Step forward
    Take back moves to start of game and Step forward to end of game. Easy take back with VCR type controls or double clicking on any move in move record
  • Hint
    Let ChessGenius suggest your move
  • Players
    Play against ChessGenius, against another player or watch ChessGenius play itself
  • Analyze game
    Like 2 player mode but ChessGenius calculates continuously and shows its thinking. Useful for replaying games to see where mistakes have been made or for playing over an imported PGN Master game
  • Rules of Chess
    Understands all the rules of Chess including, en-passant, underpromotion, castling, draw by repetition and the 50 move rule. Announces a draw if there is insufficient material to win
  • Database support
    Full database ( PGN and CBF formats) and variation support
  • Save and Load games
    Games can be saved and loaded in PGN and CBF database files. Multiple games per file
  • Permanent brain option
    ChessGenius assumes that the human player will play the hint move and calculates its reply whilst waiting. It will play stronger
  • Tutor option
    ChessGenius will warn if a blunder / weak move is played and give the option of take back
  • Adjustable views
    Adjustable colors, screen and board layout
  • Free updates
    Updates will be free for registered users
New features of version 7.2
  • Runs with Windows Vista (32 bit) and Windows 7 (32 bit)
  • Display adjusts for modern wide screen displays. 1280x800 and 1440x900
  • Help converted to html help. Old .hlp is not supported under Vista
  • Bug fixes and minor enhancements. No change to chess engine
New features of version 7.1
  • Improved graphics:
    Better support for high resolution displays
    Addition piece sets

Screen shot 3D board

Screen shot 2D board

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