Shredder 12 Macintosh Features

Shredder Classic 4 Mac, Shredder 12 Mac and Deep Shredder 12 Mac combine extremely powerful chess play with easy handling. The level of play of the program can be adjusted to any chess playing strength, so that everyone can find an adequate chess partner. Many functions are available for analysing one's own chess games. Click here to find out more about the differences between those three versions.

New in this version:

  • Improved chess engine, more than 100 Elo stronger than the predecessor
  • Simulates a human player with any playing strength
  • Makes typical human mistakes
  • Rates your play in normal games
  • Shredder adapts his playing strength automatically to your strength
  • Graphical display of your progress
  • Improved coach
  • Automatic display of the chess position from anywhere in the notation or the chess engine output
  • Additional 64 bit chess engine
  • Improved chess opening book
  • Easier to operate
  • Many more improvements

Other features:

  • User interface that is easy to handle and can be set up individually
  • Many different sets of pieces and chessboards
  • Chess engine with extremely powerful play, that can be individually adjusted and configured
  • Own games can be automatically examined for mistakes
  • Built-in chess coach who will warn you if you make a mistake
  • Direct access to online chess opening database with more than 16 million moves
  • Direct access to huge online endgame database with more than 1200 GB data
  • Shredderbases: new extremely fast and compact chess endgame databases
  • Support for Nalimov endgame databases
  • Opening advisor allows Shredder to play much better without opening book
  • Graphical display of the game history
  • Optional digital chess clocks
  • Shredder is able to resign and to offer and accept draws
  • Moves can easily be entered by mouse or keyboard
  • Games can be provided with alternative lines and comments
  • Multi variation analysis
  • Free, open protocol between chess user interface and chess engine (UCI protocol)
  • Several chess engines that differ in their playing style
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