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Shredder Classic
The Shredder chess programs by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen have already won twelve titles as World Computer Chess Champion, are leading in all important computer chess rating lists and are accepted as the best chess programs for PCs. They combine extremely powerful play with easy handling. The play of the program can be variably adjusted to any strength, so that everyone can find an adequate chess partner. Many functions for analysing one's own games as well as a built-in coach, who is alert of one's mistakes, help to improve your play.

Important features:
* improved chess engine, approximately 100 Elo stronger than the predecessor
* daily updated chess puzzles
* 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 for one year
* 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 ouputput of the moves
* graphical display of the legal moves and the attacked pieces
* automatic histogram generation
* Ability to play Chess960, also know as Fischer Random Chess
* Direct access to huge online endgame database with more than 800 GB data
* 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
* Moves can easily be entered by mouse or keyboard
* Games can be provided with alternative lines and comments
* Many features for training and analysis
* Several chess engines that differ in their playing style
Program details
Downloads month: 2
Company: Stefan Meyer-Kahlen
Release date: 2007-12-13
Version: 3
License: Shareware
Price: $35.99
Supported OS': Win98, WinME, WinXP, WinNT 4.x, Windows2000, Windows2003
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