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Nalimov Tablebases

Hosted by Chess Kit. Contains 3, 4 and some 5 piece Nalimov tablebases. These are the tablebases you get with Deep Sjeng CD version. For more information about endgame tablebases and links to full 7GB 5 piece tablebases, click here.
WinBoard and XBoard

XBoard and WinBoard are graphical user interfaces for chess by Tim Mann. They display a chessboard on the screen, accept moves made with the mouse, and load and save games in Portable Game Notation (PGN). They serve as front-ends for many different chess services, including: Chess engines, Chess servers, Correspondence chess, PGN viewer. XBoard runs on Unix systems, while WinBoard runs on 32-bit Windows systems, including Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, 2003, ME, and XP.
Rebel Decade 3

Decade 3 is the full functional Rebel 10 chess program (from 1998) in disguise. Rebel Decade 3.0 only limitation is that it will play 200 elo points less stronger except on each friday when it will play at full strength. Does not work with Windows XP.
ChessBase Light

ChessBase Light is a special version of ChessBase 6.0 for free download. It is basically limited to 8000 games per database and supports CBH format and the PGN format. Can also be downloaded for disk installation: Disk 1, Disk 2.

Unzip and copy the ENG file into the folder Engines. (Not for Fritz5/16Bit or ChessBase 6.0);
Crafty 19.03; Comet B60; EXchess 4.03; Faile 1.4; InmiChess; BamBam.
List 5.04

List is a new strong engine by the student of mathematics Fritz Reul. You can use it in Fritz from version 6 on and in ChessBase from version 7 on. Please start the downloaded program to install the engine. The directory to select is the ChessBase main directory, normally this would be C:\Program files\ChessBase.
Anaconda 1.00

Anaconda is a long time project by Frank Schneider and Kai Skibbe, developed from the predecessor Gromit. You need at least Fritz 6 or ChessBase 7 to use this engine. Please start the downloaded installation program to install the engine. The directory to select is the ChessBase main directory, normally this would be C:\Program files\ChessBase. You can find additional information about the authors, Anaconda, and their other projects on their website.
Chessmaster 9000 Endgame Database Generator

This ZIP file contains a tool that you can use to generate endgame databases in Chessmaster 9000, as well as its documentation. After downloading this file, unzip it into the "My Documents\Chessmaster 9000\EGDB" folder. It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that you then THOROUGHLY read the documentation file, called FEG.TXT, before proceeding to use the generator. Improper use of the generator can result in a large amount of wasted time and hard drive space!


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