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Rybka 4.....?

Post by rightrook » Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:37 pm

Looking for a new chess program.... Is RYBKA 4 a good buy? (someone on Amazon gave it a low review)....Any better recomendations? I want something that you do not need to "refuel" after so many days of use....etc.
also what about Rybka Aquarium? Is it worth the extra investment?
thanks,
Robert

:D

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by jpqy » Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:30 pm

Hi Robert,if you look for a new stronger engine then i would go for Houdini

http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm

You can even download a free version : Houdini 1.5

JP.

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by ivoryknight » Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:56 pm

Rybka 5 has got to be coming out soon, though. Version 4 has been out so long. Even so, it's a terrific engine and its analysis features are really good...given enough time. It just depends on what you are going to do with the program. If you are going to run engine matches, then a very stable program like Shredder or Fritz are good, if you want to buy a program. Either way, you can add other engines to your GUI, like Houdini, Critter, etc.

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by rightrook » Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:34 pm

Thanks for the replies....I ordered Fritz 12 for now...maybe I will wait for Rybka 5 to come out....(good advice)....!
and try to download the free version : Houdini 1.5

Robert
:lol:

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by Graham Banks » Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:58 pm

rightrook wrote:Thanks for the replies....I ordered Fritz 12 for now...maybe I will wait for Rybka 5 to come out....(good advice)....!
and try to download the free version : Houdini 1.5

Robert
:lol:
I guess you meant Fritz 13? :)
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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by rightrook » Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:01 am

No, I am up to number 12 now...did not know they had a Fritz13....

:roll:

the last one I bought was Fritz9...
I have Junior10....and Hiarcs 11.2...etc....pretty good programs...;

I still like Junior5 the best because of the unique way it saves a position in the data base...

:oops:

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by Matthias Gemuh » Sat Nov 12, 2011 6:26 am

rightrook wrote:....I ordered Fritz 12 for now...
Robert
:lol:
A mistake, I think, because Fritz 11 GUI is better.
Fritz 12 GUI has some nonsense called ribbon controls.
My engine was quite strong till I added knowledge to it.
http://www.chess.hylogic.de

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by rightrook » Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:12 pm

Thanks Matthias......we will see how it works...or does not work.

I love the good comment you made on your chess engine page...!

Matthias Gemuh

(PS: Don't forget to read the old KJV bible daily.)


Amen..!

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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by Matthias Gemuh » Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:29 pm

rightrook wrote:...

I love the good comment you made on your chess engine page...!

Matthias Gemuh

(PS: Don't forget to read the old KJV bible daily.)


Amen..!

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+100 :D
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Re: Rybka 4.....?

Post by S.Taylor » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:47 am

rightrook wrote:No, I am up to number 12 now...did not know they had a Fritz13....

:roll:

the last one I bought was Fritz9...
:oops:

so fritz 10 comes after fritz 9.

Don't skip any!!! :lol:

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