Hiarcs Chess Explorer for Windows

Product Code: WIN0001HC



HIARCS Chess Explorer

HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.


What is the difference between the Deep HIARCS Chess Explorer and HIARCS Chess Explorer?
Deep HIARCS offers the multi-core/multi-processor version of HIARCS 14 whereas HIARCS has the single core version
Deep HIARCS has access to additional online content, including 1 Terrabyte of Chess Endgame and Opening Book Databases whereas HIARCS has access to standard online content only. 


Advanced Chess Graphical User Interface

  • HIARCS Chess Explorer GUI can use any UCI compatible chess engine
  • Quality piece set graphics, board textures, artist designed icons
  • Integrated features allow easy navigation of databases, games and players
  • Comprehensive user manual and context sensitive help is included
  • Available for PC Windows or Apple Macintosh with native look and feel
  • Multi-lingual support for English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian and Spanish

HIARCS 14 World Chess Software Champion

  • HIARCS 14 chess engine is closely integrated with the Chess Explorer GUI, our chess engines can also be used in any UCI compatible GUI
  • Provides incredibly strong analysis, advice and play
  • Famous for its human-like and entertaining attacking playing style
  • The chess engine generally used by World Chess Champion Vishy Anand

Game Explorer

  • Comprehensive PGN database support including simultaneous handling of multiple databases, searching, filtering and sorting by game header, openings and positions, ECO opening name classification, game lists and much more
  • Extensive game notation support with variations, embedded text comments, annotations, diagrams, chess symbols and chess opening naming – all of which can be viewed, added and edited. Intuitive game entry with automatic suggestions based on move quality. Game print facilities with diagrams

Player Explorer

  • View players, their games, performances and favorite openings
  • Navigate to games and openings of players directly from the player dossier
  • Integrated and automated repertoire summaries for databases and players

Openings Explorer

  • World’s first multi-source real-time chess tree with live updates
  • Gives new insight into chess openings from different perspectives
  • Integrated access to regularly updated online chess opening books
  • HIARCS Book subscribers get integrated access to additional online content
  • All books and databases provide detailed opening statistics

Analysis Explorer

  • Analyse positions and games with multiple engines
  • Multiple lines of analysis with history/statistics, add analysis to game notation
  • Post game analysis with any chess engine provides variation commentary
  • Check your own games for blunders and improvements
  • Integrated online access to massive Terabyte endgame databases to give precise answers about endgame outcomes (about 250 DVDs worth of data!)

Custom Game Play mode

  • For playing games against the computer using any UCI chess engine available
  • Integrated HIARCS chess engine has realistic human-like handicap levels with set Elo strength settings suitable for players from beginner to Grandmaster
  • Choose rated or unrated games with time controls or casual play
  • Choose start positions and even opening selection for opening practice
  • The game play mode has an integrated coach to point out mistakes, distinguish move quality, point out good moves and give hints
  • Assess your chess ability and maintain a chess rating for you and your family
  • Adaptive level matches opponents to your ability as you progress




Windows 10 Compatible

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Requires Windows

Windows 7/Vista/XP (all versions 32 and 64 bit).

Media Mail Eligible

Media Mail® shipping from the US Postal Service is the cost-effective way to ship Books, Software and DVDs. With shipping rates starting at only $5.00, it's the most affordable shipping method available.


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Additional Information

Manufacturer Hiarcs
Hardware Requirements Windows
System Requirements Windows 7/Vista/XP (all versions 32 and 64 bit).
Windows 10 Compatible Yes