This excellent program for learning chess openings includes theoretical material on every opening, a user-friendly and detailed classification of variations, a quick search option and an option for analyzing games and positions.
There are two ways of studying an opening: by looking through encyclopedic tables for chosen openings or variations and by moving along a Chess Tree displaying expert evaluations of a current position.
Openings material is based upon
- 500 000 expert evaluations, verified and corrected by Rybka
- 8 000 annotations to key moves
- 40 million evaluations by Houdini and Rybka engines
- Database of 7,077 million games as of November 1, 2018.
Chess Opening Encyclopedia contains rich theoretical material on all openings. It contains over 8.000 annotations from GM Kalinin and 40 million evaluations by the strongest engines. The detailed key system for all openings can be edited to suit your needs.
Opening Tables is a revolutionary way of creating, maintaining and studying your opening repertoire. Base your studies on the Opening Encyclopedia, customize it with your own moves and evaluations, enhance your favorite variations or create your own private opening repertoire. Working on your opening repertoire finally becomes the creative and enjoyable task it should be!
Opening Test Mode allows you to test your knowledge and skills in openings.
A Houdini 2 program is integrated into the Encyclopedia with a possibility of simple connection to Houdini 6, Stockfish 10 or other UCI and Winboard engines. A powerful system of search according to player’ name, position, positional element, motif and material correlation is supported.
A test of opening mode will allow you to test your knowledge and your skill of playing in your chosen opening against the program and to obtain recommendations automatically.
Language versions: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian
System requirements: PC, 128 MB RAM, 2.5GB of free disk space, Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista.