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  • Shredder 12 Chess Playing Program Download

Shredder 12 Chess Playing Program Download

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Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
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Shredder 12 UCI  runs on all Windows PCs with at least Windows 2000 including Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Shredder 12 for Windows combine extremely powerful chess play with easy handling. The level of play of the program can be adjusted to any chess playing strength, so that everyone can find an adequate chess partner. Many functions are available for analyzing one's own chess games, including a built-in chess coach, who is alert to mistakes and helps improve your chess play.  

New in this Shredder 12 UCI Version:

  • Improved chess engine, more than 100 Elo stronger than its predecessor
  • Simulates a human player with any playing strength
  • Makes typical human mistakes
  • Rates your play in normal or rated games
  • Shredder adapts his playing strength automatically to your strength
  • Graphical display of your progress
  • Improved coach
  • Automatic display of the chess position from anywhere in the notation or the engine output
  • Improved opening book
  • Can create opening books for Pocket Shredder
  • Improved engine tournaments
  • Easier to operate
  • Many more improvements

Shredder 12 - Easy to Use:

  • User interface that is easy to handle and can be set up individually
  • Six different sets of pieces and chessboards both in 2D and 3D
  • Chess engine with extremely powerful play, that can be individually adjusted and configured
  • Built-in Chess coach, who is alert of mistakes and suggests better moves
  • Own games can be automatically examined for mistakes
  • Daily updated chess puzzles with three levels of difficulty
  • The program always keeps up-to-date with automatic online updates
  • Opening advisor allows Shredder to play much better without opening book
  • Ability to play Chess960, also know as Fischer Random Chess
  • Direct access to huge online endgame database with more than 1200 GB data
  • User interface in German, English, French, Dutch, Spanish and Italian.
  • Moves can easily be entered by mouse or keyboard
  • Extensive documentation
  • Tip of the day
  • Games can be provided with alternative lines and comments
  • Many features for training and analysis
  • Manifold possibilities to systematically search and examine the chess endgame databases
  • Free, open protocol between chess user interface and chess engine (UCI protocol)
  • Possibility to simultaneously load up to ten chess engines
  • Several chess engines that differ in their playing style
  • Many possibilities for automatic tests and comparisons of different chess engines
  • Shredderbases: new extremely fast and compact chess endgame databases
  • Computer assisted game analysis
  • Direct access to online chess opening database with more than 16 million moves
  • Rated games against different computer opponents to measure one's own play strength
  • Automatic game level where Shredder will always play with your strength
  • Voice output of the moves
  • Arrows to show threats, hints, best engine moves and the last move
  • Graphical display of the legal moves and the attacked pieces
  • Automatic histogram generation
  • Chess engine can access its own chess opening book

Shredder Classic 12 Chess Software Screenshots

Shredder 12 Chess Software
Shredder 12 default design and window layout

Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
Display in Shredder 12 of the legal moves

 Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
Extra board in Shredder 12 with any position from the chess engine's main line

Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
Large wooden board in Shredder 12

Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
3D chess board in Shredder 12

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