Details on Chess Assistant Products
Rybka 3 Aquarium
Rybka 3: The World's Strongest Chess Engine

* Current Computer Chess World Champion, estimated rating: 3150
* Leads all independent computer chess rating lists

Utilize the full power of Rybka 3 with Aquarium: Designed for Rybka

* A graphical user interface (GUI) designed for Rybka
* Takes full advantage of all Rybka features
* Unprecedented analysis features: Infinite analysis, blunder check, game
analysis, interactive deep analysis (IDeA)
* Handicap play (Elo-level 900-3100; material handicaps)
* Fischerandom/Chess960 support
* State of the art chess trees (fast, powerful, compact)
* Engine matches and tournaments
* Rybka 3 UCI includes versions for 32 Bit and 64 Bit processors
* A database with 3 300 000 games
* On-line access to Nalimov endgame tablebases (3-6 pieces)
* Chess Internet Resource Server: Weekly updates, exchange data
* Free broadcast and Playing zone

Rybka Aquarium Opening book is based on five sources:
* Grandmaster evaluations (over 100,000 positions);
* Evaluations from the CAP Data (over 45 million positions);
* Evaluations from the Rybka CAP Data (20 million positions);
* Statistics from the DirectTree (opening positions from more than 3.5 million games);
* Powerful tools for user corrections and add-ons.

Package include Rybka 3 UCI engine and Rybka II.ctg opening book for connection to Fritz, ChessBase, etc.

System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 256 MB Ram, Hard Disk (4Gb of free disk space), CGA graphics, Windows 2000/XP/Vista.

 

   
   
Chess Assistant 10 Starter package with Rybka 3
Available from 4 August, 2008

Chess Assistant 10 with Rybka 3 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.

Starter package includes the best playing program - Rybka 3 (ELO rating 3150), Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2008, powerful search system, unique Tree mode, the database of 3 300 000 games that can be automatically updated through the Internet each week with 3000 new games (for free till the end of 2010) etc.

Rybka 3: The World's Strongest Chess Program
* Current Computer Chess World Champion
* Leads all independent computer chess rating lists
* By far the most successful chess program in recent years

The Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2008 mode includes rich theoretical material on all the openings, more than 8 000 annotations from GM Kalinin and 500 000 expert evaluations to key opening positions. The detailed key system for any opening has an opportunity to edit.

The Test Opening mode will allow testing your knowledge and skills in openings.
Chess Assistant includes a user-friendly interface for playing at Internet Chess Club and playing zone ChessOK with free broadcasts.
Chess Assistant 10 include Rybka 3 engine for connect to Fritz, ChessBase, etc.

Main Opening Book and Rybka II.ctg opening book are includes.

MAINBOOK is based on four sources:
* Grandmaster evaluations (over 500,000 positions);
* Evaluations from the CAP Data (over 36 million positions);
* Statistics from the DirectTree (opening positions from more than 3 million games);
* User corrections and add-ons.

Besides there are following useful chess data:

* Encyclopedia of players: 950 photos of the famous chess players in JPEG format, the list of the tournaments where the player participated, change of the ELO rating in the course of years.
* MegaCAP (for Chess Assistant users) 36 000 000 computer evaluations..

New features of Chess Assistant 10, starter package:
- built-in Rybka 3 program (plus Rybka 3 UCI engine for connection to Fritz/ChessBase)
- New database 3 300 000 games on 01.01.2008 with 36 000 commented games
- 45 million positions with evaluations
- Free Internet Game service for 2008-2010 years, 2500 new chess games each week through Internet for automatic update database.

Chess Assistant 10 includes: 1 DVD and a printed manual of 112 pages.

Sergey Rublevsky, Champion of Russia: "I have used Chess Assistant with great pleasure for more than 10 years already."

Language versions: English, Spanish, German, French and Italian versions are available.

System Requirements:128 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 1 Gb, Windows 2000/NT/XP.

 

   
 

 

Chess Assistant 10 Professional package with Deep Rybka 3
Available from 4 August, 2008

Chess Assistant 10 with Deep Rybka 3 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.

Professional package includes the best playing program - Deep Rybka 3 (ELO rating 3150), Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2008, powerful search system, unique Tree mode, the database of 4 000 000 games that can be automatically updated through the Internet each week with 3000 new games (for free till the end of 2010) etc.

Rybka 3: The World's Strongest Chess Program
* Current Computer Chess World Champion
* Leads all independent computer chess rating lists
* By far the most successful chess program in recent years

The Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2008 mode includes rich theoretical material on all the openings, more than 8 000 annotations from GM Kalinin and 500 000 expert evaluations to key opening positions. The detailed key system for any opening has an opportunity to edit.

The Test Opening mode will allow testing your knowledge and skills in openings.
Chess Assistant includes a user-friendly interface for playing at Internet Chess Club and playing zone ChessOK with free broadcasts.
Chess Assistant 10 include Rybka 3 engine for connect to Fritz, ChessBase, etc.

Main Opening Book and Rybka II.ctg opening book are includes.

MAINBOOK is based on four sources:
Grandmaster evaluations (over 500,000 positions);
Evaluations from the CAP Data (over 36 million positions);
Statistics from the DirectTree (opening positions from more than 3 million games);
User corrections and add-ons.

Besides there are following useful chess data:

Encyclopedia of players: 950 photos of the famous chess players in JPEG format, the list of the tournaments where the player participated, change of the ELO rating in the course of years.
MegaCAP (for Chess Assistant users) 36 000 000 computer evaluations..

New features of Chess Assistant 10, Professional package:
- built-in Deep Rybka 3 program (plus Deep Rybka 3 UCI engine for connection to Fritz/ChessBase)
- New database 4 000 000 games on 01.07.2008 with 36 000 commented games
- 45 million positions with evaluations
- Free Internet Game service for 2008-2010 years, 2500 new chess games each week through Internet for automatic update database.

Chess Assistant 10 includes: 1 DVD and a printed manual of 112 pages.

Sergey Rublevsky, Champion of Russia: "I have used Chess Assistant with great pleasure for more than 10 years already."

Language versions: English, Spanish, German, French and Italian versions are available.

System Requirements:128 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 1 Gb, Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista.

 

   
Chess Assistant 10 mega package with Deep Rybka 3 and Gold Nalimov Tablebases
Available from 4 August, 2008

Chess Assistant 10 with Deep Rybka 3 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.

Mega package includes the best playing program - Deep Rybka 3 (ELO rating 3150), Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2008, powerful search system, unique Tree mode, the database of 4 000 000 games that can be automatically updated through the Internet each week with 3000 new games (for free till the end of 2010) etc.

Rybka 3: The World's Strongest Chess Program
* Current Computer Chess World Champion
* Leads all independent computer chess rating lists
* By far the most successful chess program in recent years

The Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2008 mode includes rich theoretical material on all the openings, more than 8 000 annotations from GM Kalinin and 500 000 expert evaluations to key opening positions. The detailed key system for any opening has an opportunity to edit.

The new Test Opening mode will allow testing your knowledge and skills in openings.
Chess Assistant includes a user-friendly interface for playing at Internet Chess Club and playing zone ChessOK with free broadcasts.
Chess Assistant 10 include Rybka 3 engine for connect to Fritz, ChessBase, etc.

Chess Assistant 10 Mega package include Gold Nalimov Tablebases on 12 DVDs, 100 Gb in total.
Gold Nalimov Tablebases allow receiving evaluations and variants for 3-4-5-6 pieces endings with 100% probability. Besides , while analyzing complex endings (7-piece or more) all playing programs, including Rybka 3, use the access to Nalimov Tablebases to receive a high-quality analysis. Gold Nalimov Tablebases can be connected to ChessBase, Fritz, Chess Assistant, and etc .

Main Opening Book and Rybka II.ctg opening book are includes.

MAINBOOK is based on four sources:
Grandmaster evaluations (over 500,000 positions);
Evaluations from the CAP Data (over 36 million positions);
Statistics from the DirectTree (opening positions from more than 3 million games);
User corrections and add-ons.

Besides there are following useful chess data:

Encyclopedia of players: 950 photos of the famous chess players in JPEG format, the list of the tournaments where the player participated, change of the ELO rating in the course of years.
MegaCAP (for Chess Assistant users) 36 000 000 computer evaluations..

Chess Assistant 10 includes: 1 DVD and a printed manual of 112 pages.

Sergey Rublevsky, Champion of Russia: "I have used Chess Assistant with great pleasure for more than 10 years already."

Language versions: English, Spanish, German, French and Italian versions are available.

System Requirements: 128 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 105 Gb, Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista, DVD-ROM.

 

Total Chess Training (MY Favorite!)
Total Chess Training consists of five magnificent educational programs: Chess Tactics Art 3.0; Strategy 2.0; Encyclopedia of Middlegame; Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders; Studies 2.0 with new printing possibilities, covering every phase or aspect of chess:
  • Openings Learn to play by learning the opening mistakes and traps that've been discovered over time with Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
  • Middlegame Become a wizard in the art of combinations with the intensive course on tactics, CT-Art 3.0, and learn the positional methods used by grandmasters in Strategy 2.0. Study typical middlegame structures and their plans, arranged depending on the openings they come from, with Encyclopedia of Middlegame.
  • Endgame Instead of boring lectures, learn endgame technique with the use of breathtaking artistic endgame compositions, chosen for their relevance to real play, with Studies 2.0.

    Altogether Total Chess Training includes more than 9000 commented games and positions to be solved for chess players with ELO rating from 1800 to 2400!
    Total Chess Training is the product of the best Russian chess instructors' efforts. Take advantage of their training and knowledge now, and raise your playing level to a new standard.

    English, French, German, Italian and Spanish versions available.

    System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, hard disk 100Mb, Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required.

    No additional software required.

 

Total Chess Training II 
This is the second compilation of popular training programs for studying all the chess game phases: opening, middlegame and endgame.
On this CD you will find five programs not included in the first Total Training package:
  • Encyclopedia of Middlegame, Vol. II the program for studying middlegame opening plans and playing techniques. Theoretical section includes over 600 games/lectures, each of them illustrating the popular openings' typical plans and methods. Special training section with more than 500 exercises for a user to solve as well as 150 training positions. Course composed by GM Kalinin.
  • Chess Tactics for intermediate players the program including over 1180 tactical exercises, classified by themes and difficulty.
  • Mate Studies about 5000 exercises and problems. An excellent program for developing your combinative skills!
  • Theory and Practice of Chess Endings the best program for studying endgame! Its author, the well-known coach GM Panchenko, worked on the chess material for over 20 years. Many experts regard his endgame handbook as the best in this field. Thousands of chess players in Russia used it to study the endgame and many of them are now grandmasters. Theoretical section includes as many as 700 lectures. Training section with 300 exercises as well as 180 examples.
  • Chess Endgame Training the program consists of more than 2450 endgame exercises taken out of practical games, endgame studies as well as training examples, all classified according to no less than 500 endgame themes.
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, hard disk 100Mb, Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP/Vista, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required.

Total Chess Training II includes more than 11,000 study examples and exercises for chess players with the ELO rating from 1700 to 2400!

 

Total Chess Training III
This is the third compilation of popular training programs on 5 CDs, that covers some aspects of chess: Tactics, Combinations, Strategy and Middlegame.

Advanced Chess School, Chess Tactics for Beginners, Chess Combinations Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Middlegame III, Encyclopedia of Middlegame IV

System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, hard disk 100Mb, Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required.