Komodo 10 Chess Playing Software
Komodo 10 - Chess Playing Software
With Komodo 10, the new number one chess playing software has arrived! Thanks to a host of improvements and fine tweaking, the latest version of Komodo has again gained over 60 Elo points on its predecessor. The changes cover several areas: the evaluation function has been significantly sharpened, particularly with respect to King safety and endgame positions, and the search algorithm has been improved and optimized to run on multiple processors. Komodo’s intelligent and results-driven evaluations have also proven extremely effective in playing practice: If Komodo 10 considers its position to be advantageous, it avoids exchanges and seeks to open the position.
Komodo 10 has recently demonstrated its exceptional playing strength in a series of matches against Grandmasters: Komodo is unbeaten in over 50 games in which it gave its opponents a material advantage or several free moves, even beating Hikaru Nakamura 2.5 - 1.5 despite handicaps! Komodo 10 (64-bit multi-processor engine) offers the unbeatable combination of the strongest ever chess engine running on the best and most popular user interface around.
Komodo 10 Features:
- Fritz 15 64-bit user interface (optionally 32-bit),
- All the training and playing functions you know from Fritz
- Including 6 months Premium membership to the ChessBase Web Apps
- Live Database
- ChessBase video portal
- Tactics server and More!
Komodo, as well as chess prowess, offers all the training and playing functions you know from Fritz, including direct access to the ChessBase Web Apps such as Live Database, the ChessBase video portal, the tactics server and more! Komodo’s intelligent and results-driven evaluations have also proven extremely effective in practice and are reflected in the engine’s playing style. If Komodo 10 considers its position to be advantageous, it avoids exchanges and seeks to open the position, but when defending a worse position, it strives to exchange pieces and block the position, in an attempt to push the game towards a draw. It also recently demonstrated its exceptional playing strength in a series of matches against Grandmasters, including the current world #6, Hikaru Nakamura.
Komodo remained unbeaten in over 50 games in which it gave its human opponents a material advantage or several free moves (with the exception of only a few games in which the handicap consisted of two important pawns or the f7 pawn and three free moves) - Komodo even beat Nakamura 2.5 to 1.5! This ultra-strong engine has won three of the last four TCEC championships, making it a multiple winner of the most prestigious prize in computer chess. What is more, at tournament time controls, Komodo is #1 in the majority of rating lists.
System Requirements for Komodo 10. Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 2 GB RAM, Windows XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet access. Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 8 GB. RAM, Windows 10 or 8.1, DirectX10, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, DVD-ROM drive and internet access.