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Houdini 2.0 Opening Book Chess Database Download

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Houdini 2.0 Chess Opening Book
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The largest and the strongest chess opening book for chess playing software. This new Houdini 2.0 chess opening book contains 65 million chess positions with computer analysis! Developed by Roger E. Zibell.

The Houdini 2.0 opening book is optimized for the chess playing style of Houdini 2.0. Aside from engine matches, the book can be used in analysis and advanced chess study. With this chess opening database software you will discover numerous new opening lines in seemingly established variations. This chess software will not disappoint you.

The Houdini 2.0 chess opening book is a new step in opening book development. Several methods were used during the development of this book. Deep chess computer evaluations were combined with analyzing games played and chess game statistics from various sources.

If you run engine matches you will be surprised with the improvements resulting from this opening book. The advantage over the Rybka 4 opening book is overwhelming. Not only does the book know good chess opening variations, it intentionally initiates the ones the opponent first considers advantageous for itself, only to later discover its position getting worse rapidly. Many lines are very deeply elaborated (up to 20 moves after leaving known theory). Games are often strategically won by the end of the opening. But it doesn’t mean the opening book tries to lure the opponent into chess traps that can be ruined with one turn if seen through. When playing with Houdini 2.0 book, the engine gets strategically good positions the opponent can barely oppose and forces it to forgo large opening variations.

If you are an advanced chess player, Houdini 2.0 book is indispensable. Everyone knows that common draws are a disease of the world of advanced chess. In modern chess, it is very difficult to end the opening with sufficient advantage. The opponents use numerous opening books and spend a lot of time analyzing positions. Modern openings are thoroughly investigated and many unexpected improvements are found. Playing by the book, you will get edgy positions many engines won't be able to see through quickly. The opponent will have to predict several following turns before their chess engine can adequately assess the situation. This gives you good odds when playing against so-called operators who just run the infinite analysis and follow the first engine line.

With Houdini 2 opening book, you see more than just chess moves marked green or red and the percentage of certain moves played. You see additional information with computer evaluations, correspondence chess game statistics and engine match statistics. With this data you can predict the results a certain move can lead to more precisely.

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