Houdini Aquarium 2017 & Houdini PRO Aquarium 2017
Houdini Aquarium 2017 is a new powerful analysis, database and chess publishing tool, powered by the world's strongest chess engine Houdini 5 and 7-piece Lomonosov Tablebases.

Houdini Aquarium 2017 — $59.95 / €47.96
Houdini PRO Aquarium 2017, up to 128 cores and 128 GB of hash — $99.95 / €79.96

New Aquarium 4.0.6 - major update

Major Aquarium update, version 4.0.6 is released.

This is setup for update from any 4.0.* version (i.e. Aquarium 2010 and Aquarium 4) to 4.0.6:

Update

Here is the list of improvements in 4.0.6 comparing to Aquarium 4.0.5:
What’s new

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Rybka Aquarium: A Guide to Basic IDeA Usage

This column is geared towards the average user who wants to start using
IDeA (Interactive Deep Analysis) in Aquarium 4.0.6 (the official release will be at 30th of December - ChessOK Development Team). I will explain the basic
steps to begin the analysis of a selected position and how to guide the analysis
into variations of interest.

If you are new to Aquarium, I strongly recommend that you familiarize
yourself with other Aquarium analysis features, such as infinite analysis,
before diving into IDeA. In the following I assume that you already know
how to use a game database in Aquarium, so that you can create or search for
games and positions that you want to analyze. I also assume that you know
how to install and configure chess engines in Aquarium.

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New Training Software


Training Package for Club Players (on CD, for download) consists of five educational programs: Opening Lab, Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders, Chess Combinations Encyclopedia, CT-ART. Mating Combinations and Theory and Practice of Chess Ending, covering every phase or aspect of chess from Opening to Endgame.

CT-ART. Mating Combinations is now available on CD for $32/€25.6. The course is composed of entirely new material, using a new iBook technology and focuses on mating combinations, giving 1200 examples and 700 exercises to solve.

London Chess Classic 2010

London Chess ClassicLondon Chess Classic will be held London, Great Britain from December 8th to 15th December.

Participants: Anand, Calrsen, Kramnik, Nakamura, Adams, Short, McShane, Howell

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of this tournament with Rybka Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN]

Women’s World Chess Championships 2010

The Women’s World Chess Championships 2010 takes place in Hatay, Turkey 2nd-25th December 2010. Top seed is India’s Humpy Koneru (2600).
ChessOK is going to broadcast the most interesting games of this event with Rybka Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1-1 [download PGN], Round 1-2 [download PGN], Round 1tb [download PGN], Round 2-1 [download PGN], Round 2-2 [download PGN], Round 2tb [download PGN], Round 3-1 [download PGN], Round 3-2 [download PGN], Round 3tb [download PGN], Round 4-1 [download PGN], Round 4-2 [download PGN], Round 4tb [download PGN], Round 5-1 [download PGN], Round 5-2 [download PGN], Round 5tb [download PGN], Final [download PGN]

Pairing: Round 1, Round 2, Round 3, Round 4, Round 5,  final

New CT-ART and Peshka Interface Updated

ChessOK presents a new member of CT-ART family: CT-ART. Mating Combinations. This training course features entirely new theoretical material of very high quality and new technology of giving the studying material: iBook, that uses hyperlinks and additional windows for comfortable reading.

The most interesting positions can be viewed on the additional board and played against the built-in chess program. The course includes 1200 instructive examples on 14 themes, illustrating the peculiarities of using certain pieces for mating combinations and 700 exercises for solving. In exercise mode, it show refutations of wrong moves as well as other hints to help.

The price is $25/€20 for download. CD version will be available later.

The Peshka interface which our training courses use has been updated. Now it features a new customizable design, iBook courses (the above CT-ART. Mating Combination would be an expample) and a number of bugfixes.

It also comes with a free preinstalled course from our Modern Chess Openings series: King’s Gambit, featuring both theoretical material and exercises. Be sure to try the course and if you’re interested, have a look at other Modern Chess Opening training courses, which have been released both for download and on CD.

The new Peshka interface can be downloaded there.

Russian Woman Championship 2010 Superfinal

Russian Woman Championship takes places in Moscow from November 15th to 27th

ChessOK is going to publish all games of the tournament with Rybka Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN], Round 11 [download PGN]

New training packages


Modern Chess Opening Set (vol.1-7) is a compilation of seven volumes of Modern Chess Opening series, covering almost all chess openings. The series provide detailed classification and contain a lot of training material.

For $109 you get 7 solid training courses, saving as much as $66!


Training Package for Beginners consists of five educational programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways of Taking Pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners and Complete Chess Course, covering every phase or aspect of chess from Opening to Endgame.

Altogether Chess Training Package for Beginners includes more than 125,000 positions to be solved for chess players with ELO rating from 300 to 1500 for only $75.

Study chess online on Chess King Learn! Time-proven training courses, thousands of examples and exercises.

Start playing right now in your web browser on Chess King Playing Zone! Teams, tournaments, training, analysis and much more!

7-man Lomonosov Tablebases provide deeper-than-ever insight into chess endgame.

Download weekly chess database updates (containing 2000+ games) with latest tournaments and games in PGN and Chess Assistant format.

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