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Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 is the new June 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess software that was introduced at the end of 2011.
Chess King 3 is now as easy-to-use and as powerful than ever, includes more games and puzzles, and is powered by the new top-of-the-line super grandmaster engine Houdini 3.
Chess King 3 is a new and versatile tool for chess players and is an ideal introduction for the beginner, a challenging opponent for the practiced amateur, and an invaluable coach for the aspiring master. Chess King emphasizes simplicity of use in training players. However, it is more than just a traditional training program as it includes an extremely strong chess engine and a huge professional database. It is also a convenient tool for analyzing and studying one''s opponent before facing them at a tournament. Buying Chess King 3 is like getting several products and paying only for one, a professional chess software system, the largest game database available GigaKing, the super grandmaster chess engine Houdini 3, 1500 chess puzzles for all chess levels, a unique random playing mode, and much, much more. Included: Houdini 3, GigaKing Database, Full opening tree, Chess puzzles, over one hundred opening positions, Photos of over 1600 chess players.
Houdini 3 - a chess engine rated well above 3000 Elo is an excellent choice for analysis. Considering such a strong engine can be frustrating to play against, Houdini 3 includes various kinds of handicaps that can be set up using the Chess King interface. The version of Houdini 3 that comes with Chess King is a multi-processor one which supports up to 6 cores.
GigaKing Database contains over five million chess games. This database includes games from the 16th century up to April 2013. Full opening tree is a statistics database of positions in the GigaKing database. Full Chess960 support. The program is very easy to use, with over 20 video tutorials available on the publisher's site and a possibility to send questions and feedback to the manufacturers. More features than programs costing many times more.
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Chess King is compatible with pretty much all Windows systems, from of course Windows XP all the way to the most modern Windows systems.
If the computer is super powerful, it can take full advantage of Chess King Pro for multiple cores. For very weak and old PC's Standard Chess King is fine (and Pro would not be recommended, it's a very powerful engine!)
Currently, Chess King can also be used on Macs using the visualization software VMWare Fusion.
Chess King is directly installable on Windows PC only. However as you can read at the end of this article, you can use Chess King quite well on a Mac via the emulator VMWare Fusion. The functionalities of Chess King in emulation mode are exactly as original and the speed is excellent given that Chess King contains the strongest engine available Houdini 2, and that Macs now use the same Intel chips as Windows.
You will also find lots of info on the Chess King TUTORIAL PAGE.
The following Video is a excerpt that was taken from one of the DVDs from the Video Series Chess King but may not necessarily reflect the actual DVD that you are browsing.
Chess Tactics - Level 3
Chess Openings - What You Need To Know
Chess Strategy - Become a Grandmaster
Chess Endgames - Fundamental Knowledge
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