Love chess but can't find a real person to play with you? ChessPartner is a chess program that will fulfill your need. It features 3D pieces, a database, the ability to save games, the option of online play, print functions, and sound effects. In
Version: 6.0.4ChessPartner is a full-featured chess game that lets you play against the computer or against opponents across the Internet.
License: Free To Try $30.00
Operating System: Windows
With ChessPartner you can: choose from ten different sets of chess pieces (including a 3D chess set), choose from various levels of play, read and write PGN and EPD files, print diagrams or whole games, create your own books, copy and paste games to the Clipboard, and analyze positions or even entire games.
It also features timing clocks for speed matches, hints, a list of moves, a large opening book (and the ability to create your own books), a game histogram that gives a graphical overview of the scores in the game (which makes it easy to spot where you made a mistake), a database capable of storing millions of games, and more.
It also has a Winboard adapter which allows you to use the ChessPartner interface with any Winboard compatible chess engine (such as Crafty or GNUCHESS).
Has support for the Nalimov endgame table bases, new office 2000 look with fully customizable menus and toolbars. Layout function to create your own layouts, a number of layouts are included.
Included is the Engine research tool which let you play engine / engine matches.
The latest release now supports UCI and Winboard I and II compatible engines.
Version 6.0.4: Maintenance release
Version 5.3c: Maintenance release plus some small enhancements