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Mega package ($275) and Starter package ($169).
Rybka 2.3.2a UCI & Chess Openings 2007 (on DVD) - $79.95
Rybka 2.3.2a is for sure the strongest playing program in the world with the unique game style. The main developer of the program - international master Vasik Rajlich ( Hungary ) has inserted the algorithms of positional estimation into it which are as close to the chess-player's style of thinking as possible.
Rybka 2.3.2a UCI & Chess Openings 2007 is a standalone program which includes an advanced interface:
Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2007 includes rich theoretical material on all the openings, more than 8,000 annotations from GM Kalinin and 500,000 expert evaluations to key opening positions. The theoretical material is presented in a familiar form of the encyclopedic table and allows you to replay the opening lines on the chessboard.
As well as all of this you can add engine Rybka 2.3 UCI to the main chess programs e.g. Fritz, Chess Assistant 9, Shredder and free interface Arena. Rybka 2.3.2a UCI includes versions for 32 Bit and 64 Bit processors.
Ratings according to CEGT on February
(40 moves in 20 minutes):
1. Rybka 2 - 3028
2. Zap!Chess Zanzibar - 2930
3. LoopP2 - 2888 …
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 128 MB RAM, Hard Disk (1 GB of free disk space), VGA graphics, Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista, DVD-ROM drive.More info
Video Lessons for
Rybka 2.1 & Chess Openings 2007
Types on using the program
Dinosaur Chess: Learn to Play
$39.95Sign up to Professor MacDinosaur's chess class. You will grow from a hatchling, fresh from the egg, to a huge dinosaur ready to take on the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
The action takes you through different parts of the dinosaur's world from jungles to forests. Here you learn the chess skills that will help you grow enough to defeat the other dinosaurs in battle.
Playing chess gives brains of any age a good workout.
Kids especially benefit from learning and playing the game.