Chess King 2 with Houdini 2
Chess King 2 with Houdini 2 is the new June 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess software that was introduced at the end of 2011.
Chess King 2 is now as easy-to-use and as powerful than ever, includes more games and puzzles, and is powered by the super grandmaster engine Houdini 2.
Chess King 2 is a new and versatile tool for chess players and is an ideal introduction for the beginner, a challenging opponent for the practiced amateur, and an invaluable coach for the aspiring master.
Chess King emphasizes simplicity of use in training players. However, it is more than just a traditional training program as it includes an extremely strong chess engine and a huge professional database. It is also a convenient tool for analyzing and studying one's opponent before facing them at a tournament.
Buying Chess King 2 is like getting several products and paying only for one, a professional chess software system, the largest game database available GigaKing, the super grandmaster chess engine Houdini 2, 1500 chess puzzles for all chess levels, a unique random playing mode, and much, much more. Included: Houdini 2, GigaKing Database, Full opening tree, Chess puzzles, over one hundred opening positions, Photos of over 1600 chess players. Houdini 2 - a chess engine rated well above 3000 Elo is an excellent choice for analysis.
Considering such a strong engine can be frustrating to play against, Houdini 2 includes various kinds of handicaps that can be set up using the Chess King interface.
The version of Houdini 2 that comes with Chess King is a single processor one. GigaKing Database contains over five million chess games. This database includes games from the 16th century up to April 2013. Full opening tree is a statistics database of positions in the GigaKing database. The program is very easy to use, with over 20 video tutorials available on the publisher's site and a possibility to send questions and feedback to the manufacturers. More features than programs costing many times more.
English, German, Spanish, French, Russian.
PC, 256 MB RAM
4GB of free disk space
|Number of games||5.000.000|
|Operating System||Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP|
|Copy Protection||unlimited installations|
|Functions||alternate moves, annotations, ECO display, ECO-classification, layout configurable, library extendable, online help, opening name, position tree, recognition of positions, search for names, tournaments etc., search for positions, transpostions|