CHESSBASE 10

CHESSBASE 10 IS COMING - RELEASE DATE: 21st JULY 2008

About ChessBase:

 

ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it.

 

What you can do with ChessBase:
  • Enter, annotate and save games, including variations, text commentary, spoken comments, embedded pictures, soundtracks and even video sequences;
  • analyze position with GM-strength chess engines Fritz and Crafty (both included);
  • retrieve games according to openings, players and tournaments;
  • generate tournament cross tables and full graphic statistics of players or openings;
  • merge games on-the-fly into an opening tree;
  • generate a player’s dossier containing all available information from the database;
  • find the new move in a game with one mouse click;
  • generate a comprehensive openings report with main and critical lines, plans and most important games;
  • search for material distribution, positions and manoeuvres, mates and stalemates;
  • classify games according to self-defined middle and endgame criteria;
  • print games in superb DTP quality with diagrams and multiple columns;
  • automatic email transmission of positions, games or databases;
  • team championship or correspondence chess management;
  • integrated Chess Media System; and much, much more...
New in ChessBase 10.0:
  • New integrated online database with millions of games, kept topical and up-to-date by ChessBase;
  • split-second online search results (DSL);
  • automatic update of your local reference database (Big or Mega) with the weekly instalments of games;
  • display of games and moves with statistics in tree style;
  • optional restriction to quality games in all searches;
  • openings references include an overview of common variations;
  • new search booster for super-fast results;
  • openings books with instantaneous display of replies;
  • fast-and-easy preparation for any specific player, with tree display and games;
  • player dossier with improved openings references;
  • direct access to the ICCF server for correspondence chess games;
  • new engine functions, e.g. display of discarded lines;
  • new functions for the chess server, e.g. online database accessible for kibitzers, ECO codes in the games lists, tactics training, full Chess 960 support.
  • In addition, new look with high-resolution pieces and improved window management.

ChessBase 10 System requirements - Minimum: Pentium 1 GHz, 512 MB RAM, Windows Vista or Windows XP (Service Pack 2), DVD ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9. Recommended: PC Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows Vista 64, GeForce8 graphics card (or compatible) with 256 MB RAM or higher, 100% DirectX compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD ROM drive.


Recommended prices :

  • ChessBase 10 Mega Pack - Normal Price £284.99

  • ChessBase 10 Starter Pack - Normal Price £124.99

  • ChessBase 10 (Upgrade from CB9) - Normal Price £79.99

  • Both Chess and The British chess Magazine are offering a discount of circa 10% if the order is placed before 21st July 2008.
  • CCF MindGames (www.ccfmindgames.com) are offering a discount of 10% for orders placed before 25th August 2008.