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Analysis Presets in Rybka Aquarium

Rybka 3 Aquarium logotype This month we’ll examine infinite analysis presets in Rybka Aquarium. Presets allow you to store and quickly access your favorite analysis settings so you don’t have to configure them manually every time you want to use them. A single preset can hold advanced analysis configurations consisting of multiple engines and analysis panels.

I assume that the reader is familiar with the basics of infinite analysis in Rybka Aquarium, which was discussed in my July 2008 column.

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Peshk@: For Training and Improvement

Peshka These days it’s hard to keep up with everything that is happening at ChessOK in a monthly column. In recent months the focus has mostly been on Rybka Aquarium, but now they have a brand new product, Peshk@, which is to be released soon. It is a welcome addition to their long line of respected training and improvement programs.

Many readers are probably familiar with ChessOK training programs, such as CT-ART, Chess Tactics for Beginners etc. Peshk@ (”peshka” is the Russian word for “pawn”) is a completely new product, with a modern user interface and new features.

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TOP GM’s Rapid Battle: Leko vs Anand

Leko - Anand 2009The traditional rapid match between the best hungurian chess player Peter Leko (2751, 9th place on FIDE rating list) and Wotld Champion Viswanathan Anand (India, 2783, 2nd place) will take part from June 2nd to 7th in Miscolc, Hungary .
Match format: 8 games.
Time control: 25 min+10 sec/move.

Match starts June,3 at 17.30 GMT

Games: Game 1 [download PGN], Game 2 [download PGN], Game 3 [download PGN], Game 4 [download PGN], Game 5 [download PGN], Game 6 [download PGN], Game 7 [download PGN], Game 8 [download PGN], All games [download PGN]

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of the match with Rybka 3 Aquarium commentary.

Anand 5 : 3 Leko

NameELO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 points

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