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Dr.Wael Deeb
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Re: Fritz Quest Experimental 3.1 elo

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:26 pm

acase wrote:What Fernando said I think is correct, I purchased "Extreme Chess" about 14 years ago, and it looks like you can still buy for about it $5-$10 if you look around.
Be warned though that it is a 16-bit program and probably won't run on computer systems with Windows XP or higher (unless of course you can figure out a way to get it to work).


Here is an image of the CDROM case:

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Thanks Andrew for the interesting commercial cover....Brings back beautiful memories,chess wise and others :wink:
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Re: Fritz Quest Experimental 3.1 elo

Post by fern » Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:27 pm

I can run it on windows 7 just making use of the compatibility function for the exe. file.

Fern

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Re: Y-E-S !

Post by Sylwy » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:33 am

fern wrote:The program you mentioned became Fritz 4 on time...
And F4 with all the frills, gui, etc you can find very cheap in lot of sites.
It is called "Extreme" by some of the publishers...

Fern

Hi Generalissimo !

YES, you are right. STASI can confirm that Fritz Quest 3.1 was the ancestor of Fritz 4 . Fritzy 4 (ChessBase GmbH Hamburg , of course :lol: ) was a 16 bit chess engine .The GUI was a revolutionary one in epoch. Followed Fritz 5 on 16 bit (the same GUI) and then Fritz 5.32 - the first chess engine on 32 bit. A computer chess star !
"Extreme" chess application is near 100% Fritz 4 published by a company in USA.
I still love a lot Fritzy 4 GUI . Very interesting to see a match on this GUI ( for example Fritz 5.16 versus Hiarcs 6 [ChessBase version- on 16 bit]).
All the above chess applications work very well on Windows XP SP3 !
Just a bit of history !

Morituri te salutant , Generalissimo !

SilvianR :wink:

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Re: Y-E-S !

Post by acase » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:58 am

Sylwy wrote:
Hi Generalissimo !

YES, you are right. STASI can confirm that Fritz Quest 3.1 was the ancestor of Fritz 4 . Fritzy 4 (ChessBase GmbH Hamburg , of course :lol: ) was a 16 bit chess engine .The GUI was a revolutionary one in epoch. Followed Fritz 5 on 16 bit (the same GUI) and then Fritz 5.32 - the first chess engine on 32 bit. A computer chess star !
"Extreme" chess application is near 100% Fritz 4 published by a company in USA.
I still love a lot Fritzy 4 GUI . Very interesting to see a match on this GUI ( for example Fritz 5.16 versus Hiarcs 6 [ChessBase version- on 16 bit]).
All the above chess applications work very well on Windows XP SP3 !
Just a bit of history !

Morituri te salutant , Generalissimo !

SilvianR :wink:


Thanks to you and Fern for the tip, I'll give it (Extreme Chess) a shot on my XP and Vista machines now.

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