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

”Play Like Mikhail Botvinnik” training course released for free!

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 6th World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik. In honor of World Champion, ChessOK releases a free training course ”Play Like Mikhail Botvinnik” in Peshka interface.

Learn to play like the 6th World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik in 350 most interesting and instructive positions from his games!

This course also features 1.069 games played by Botvinnik from 1924 till 1970. The games are deeply annotated by GM Alexander Khalifman, FIDE World Champion’1999 and IM Sergey Soloviev.

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Three more courses from ”Play Like World Champion” series (Lasker, Capablanca and Spassky) are available in our shop for as low as $15.

Rybka Aquarium: Using IDeA in correspondence chess

I recently completed an informal experiment that lasted eleven months. During that time I participated in three correspondence chess tournaments. My goal was to evaluate IDeA as an analysis tool for correspondence play and see how it performed in a variety of positions that arise in real games, especially middlegame and endgame positions. I made limited use of various resources normally used by correspondence players, since I wanted the results to depend as much as possible on IDeA itself. Those self-imposed restrictions affected the results, but I think they made the experiment more interesting for users who are considering IDeA for correspondence chess analysis.

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Wijk aan Zee 2011

The 73rd traditional Tata Steel Chess tournament will be held in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands from Jan 14th to Jan 31st.
There are going to be three groups as usual Group A average ELO is 2736. It is 20th FIDE tournament category. All rounds except for the final round start at 12:30 UTC. The Final round will start at 11:00 UTC.
ChessOK will to broadcast all games of group A 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], Round 12 [download PGN], Round 13 [download PGN]

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