Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

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Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by fern » Fri Feb 14, 2014 5:43 pm

It is available as commercial program since a good number of years. I wrote a note about it, 10 or more years ago.
It is full of features and play not bad at all.
The aussie company that produces it is called Ark angles.
I am sure that for many of you would be an interesting curiosity...

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by menniepals » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:51 pm

A program long time ago. Yes! It had a beautiful GUI. Acceptable play. I think it's no longer available.

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by fern » Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:01 pm

It is available, believe me....

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by Norbert Raimund Leisner » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:33 am

Hello Fernando,

I found a link here, it is mentioned at CCWiki "Native Enfine List"

http://www.arkangles.com/kchess/index.html

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by skoony » Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:03 pm

i have a version from about 1999 on my old desk top.
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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by fern » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:07 pm

I wonder which the rating of this program is.
In an old and by now deceased french chess computer magazine called "La Puce echiquienne" it was rated, in those years -10 or more ago-, as 2030. In a faster computer ans any of these days I would say it is worth 2100. I have played it and defeated it but no before a hard fight. Certainly is better than 1900, I guess.

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:21 pm

fern wrote:I wonder which the rating of this program is.
In an old and by now deceased french chess computer magazine called "La Puce echiquienne" it was rated, in those years -10 or more ago-, as 2030. In a faster computer ans any of these days I would say it is worth 2100. I have played it and defeated it but no before a hard fight. Certainly is better than 1900, I guess.

Fern
I've played the program many many moons ago and with nowadays hardware I guess that 2100 Elo is a good estimation....
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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by Gerd Isenberg » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:51 pm

fern wrote:It is available as commercial program since a good number of years. I wrote a note about it, 10 or more years ago.
It is full of features and play not bad at all.
The aussie company that produces it is called Ark angles.
I am sure that for many of you would be an interesting curiosity...

Fern
Some links in case you are not aware:
http://www.arkangles.com/kchess/index.html

Your review:
http://www.arkangles.com/kchess/review1.html

Some cpw pages:
https://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com/KChess
https://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com/Turbo+Chess
https://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com ... o+Villegas

Hope the last one is OK with you?

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by fern » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:23 pm

KChess Elite has became a favorite rival for me. Enough strong to put serious opposition, enough weak to give a chance to win. It has lot of features and all in all is a great product.
Nevertheless, for many reasons never was reviewed seriously here or elsewhere. It is somewhat unfair.
Perhaps you should resurrect it and play it to compare notes, Doc...
You certainly are stronger player than me so your opinion would be valuable.

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Re: Have you Ever Heard of Kchess Elite 4, aussie program??

Post by fern » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:44 pm

Thanks, Gerd, I have already forgotten most of that stuff.
BTW, it is a shame, but I have never had the chance to play your program...
Where I can get one of them'

Fern

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