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George
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Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for Free?

Post by George » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:46 pm

Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish which is much stronger for Free :?:
http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/produc ... 5oh0efn840


If I can get a Porsche for free, why would I purchase a Hyundai Veloster :?:
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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by Martin Thoresen » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:52 pm

Because you also get the latest Chessbase GUI at the same time.

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by Dr.Ex » Tue Nov 19, 2013 4:00 pm

Martin Thoresen wrote:Because you also get the latest Chessbase GUI at the same time.
For sure not!
I still usually use Fritz 11 GUI despite owning Fritz 13 as well.

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by George » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:46 pm

Dr.Ex wrote:
Martin Thoresen wrote:Because you also get the latest Chessbase GUI at the same time.
For sure not!
I still usually use Fritz 11 GUI despite owning Fritz 13 as well.
Is there an Arena package that comes with Stockfish in an executable file :?:

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by Albert Silver » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:08 pm

Martin Thoresen wrote:Because you also get the latest Chessbase GUI at the same time.
Which includes all the new functions such as Cloud Engines, Live Book, Let's Check, 6 months of Premium subscription to Playchess, etc.
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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by Ozymandias » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:18 pm

I didn't see the engine cloud in CB's product description of Deep Fritz 14.

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by M ANSARI » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:35 pm

Chessbase is no longer trying to get the top engine as Fritz simply cannot compete against the top engines. But it still has the best GUI with the best features ... I think that is what they are concentrating on now and not many GUI's can compete with them there, especially when you include a Plachess subscription.

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by carldaman » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:08 am

M ANSARI wrote:Chessbase is no longer trying to get the top engine as Fritz simply cannot compete against the top engines. But it still has the best GUI with the best features ... I think that is what they are concentrating on now and not many GUI's can compete with them there, especially when you include a Plachess subscription.
I have to wonder why they still have not provided native support for Winboard engines after all these years.

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by reflectionofpower » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:43 pm

carldaman wrote:
M ANSARI wrote:Chessbase is no longer trying to get the top engine as Fritz simply cannot compete against the top engines. But it still has the best GUI with the best features ... I think that is what they are concentrating on now and not many GUI's can compete with them there, especially when you include a Plachess subscription.
I have to wonder why they still have not provided native support for Winboard engines after all these years.
This was always a pet peeve of mine too. CB GUI in my opinion is the gold standard so they get praises on that one as well as a very strong engine Deep Fritz

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Re: Why purchase Deep Fritz when you can get Stockfish for F

Post by shrapnel » Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:00 pm

Albert Silver wrote:
Martin Thoresen wrote:Because you also get the latest Chessbase GUI at the same time.
Which includes all the new functions such as Cloud Engines, Live Book, Let's Check, 6 months of Premium subscription to Playchess, etc.
I have all that already with my Fritz 13 ! 8-)
Why on EARTH should I even think of buying Deep Fritz 14 ??
My GUI is good enough ; what is the best Engine, Houdini, komodo or stockfish is the only point of debate.... I mean, DF 14 Engine won't be even CLOSE to the the present top 3 Engines !!!
So, OP is right !
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