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ChessGenius, award winning chess program

ChessGenius, award winning chess program. Packed with features for beginners and experts: 30 playing levels including easy and blitz - Chess clocks - Move record - Display of thinking - Save/load game. Superb playing strength. The authors chess programs have won ten world championships.

Supports all S60 3rd and 5th edition and Symbian ^3 phones
The display adjusts so that ChessGenius runs full screen on all phones. All screen resolutions are supported
Small and compact
ChessGenius.sis is only 160 KB in size
Incredibly strong play
Excellent play even on the 'instant' level. Playing strength is around 2450 Elo
Thirty three playing levels
Thirteen easy levels. ChessGenius makes deliberate mistakes
Ten time based levels. Instant, 1 sec, 2 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec, ... 3 mins
Ten Blitz levels. Whole game in 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 5 min, .... 120 min. The Chess Clocks count down in these levels. You lose if you run out of time
Game information
The last moves of the game
Chess Clocks. Total White and Black time and move time
Main line. For example, the line may show:
"1.03 05 cxd4 Nxd4 Nc6 Bb5" This means that:
ChessGenius is winning by 1.03 pawns. Search depth = 5, and line of moves. ChessGenius is planning cxd4 and expects Nxd4 in reply etc
Set-up position
Any legal position can be entered
Take back and Step forward
Take back moves to start of game and Step forward to end of game. Easy take back and step forward with shortcut keys
Let ChessGenius suggest your move
Play against ChessGenius, against another player or watch ChessGenius play itself
Analyze game
Like 2 player mode but ChessGenius calculates continuously and shows its thinking. Useful for replaying games to see where mistakes have been made or for playing over an imported PGN Master game
Rules of Chess
Understands all the rules of Chess including, en-passant, under promotion, castling, draw by repetition and the 50 move rule. Announces a draw if there is insufficient material to win
Save and Load games
Games can be saved and loaded in PGN format. Games are saved to the "notes" application and can be edited and transferred
Tutor option
ChessGenius will warn if a blunder / weak move is played and give the option of take back
Chessboard options
Choose between 5 different piece sets and two chessboard sizes
Board colours
Choice of 6 board colours and 3 styles
Show legal moves option
After selecting a piece ChessGenius shows where the piece can move to
Show last move option
ChessGenius can indicate the previous move
Smart move entry option
This can reduce the number of key presses to enter moves
Option to keep backlight on for longer
Supports English, German and French Languages
Language is selected during installation
Free updates
After purchase you can always download the latest version

New features in version 3.6 include:

Stunning new graphics
Now 5 different piece sets, each in two sizes. Board squares can now be plain, stony or shaded. Text background can be light or dark."Display settings" mode so that the graphics options can be easily selected
3 extra easy levels
Some user complained that the easiest level was too strong. Easy levels 1,2 and 3 are now easier

New features in version 3.5 include:

Opening Name displayed
For example. Book B12 Caro-Kann defence
Supports touch on all S60 5th edition and Symbian ^ 3 phones
Next best move option After ChessGenius has played a move "Next best" will force ChessGenius to take back its last move and compute the next best move. This is useful for forcing ChessGenius to play a particular opening and for analyzing positions

ChessGenius 3.6 is a free update for registered users.

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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