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Sigma Chess HIARCS for Apple Macintosh

Sigma Chess HIARCS is a software download product only, it is compatible with any Apple Macintosh computer running Mac OS X 10.4 or later. It is NOT compatible with Microsoft Windows OS PCs or Mac OS 9 or earlier.

Two steps to enjoy the registered and activated capabilities of Sigma Chess HIARCS 13:

1) Download Sigma Chess HIARCS Lite and TRY IT for FREE. Sigma Chess HIARCS Lite will run for free in demo/unregistered mode (restricted features and strength) until you purchase and receive the license key to activate the software. In addition you will find free updates and opening books for registered owners on our download pages from time to time.

2) If you like it BUY IT by secure online payment choosing the SP or MP version you want. You can buy Sigma Chess HIARCS for Macintosh by a variety of secure online payment methods including credit and debit cards. You can even pay by cheque/check or wire transfer. Soon after payment is completed you will receive a personalised license key to enable the purchased product option and  get full free access to the full tournament opening books with super GM level play and analysis!  Now you have a Super GM on your Apple Macintosh!

Existing customers should have received an email detailing a discount offer for upgrading from Sigma Chess HIARCS 12 to Sigma Chess HIARCS 13. If you are an existing customer and have not received upgrade details please email us here:   discounts cannot be applied retrospectively.

The product options are:

  1. Sigma Chess HIARCS 13 SP for Apple Macintosh (Full single processor version)
    The HIARCS 13.1 chess engine for single processor Intel and Power PC Apple Macintosh machines.
    This version will only use one processor core at a time. For maximum performance on Intel choose the MP version.
    Includes all free updates within the HIARCS 13 series when available.
    Licensed by personal name and key emailed to you immediately after purchase.
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    ncludes discount coupon of 20% off future purchases on www.hiarcs.com (valid until 31st March 2011)
    Click here to order Sigma Chess HIARCS 13 SP (single processor edition) for Apple Macintosh
    Price*: 27.95 / 33.60 / $44.95      *VAT may be applicable for European Union residents.
     
  2. Sigma Chess HIARCS 13 MP for Apple Macintosh (Full multiprocessor version)
    The ultimate HIARCS 13.1 chess engine which can run on single, or multi-core/processor Intel and PowerPC Apple Macintosh computers (up to 16 cores!).
    The "Deep" HIARCS MP runs nearly twice as fast on Dual Core/Processor machines and over three times faster on Quad-core machines
    The Multiprocessor version is strongly recommended for Intel based Macs as they have multiple processor cores and the MP version can take full advantage of them.
    First to receive free updates within the HIARCS 13 series when available.
    Licensed by personal name and key emailed to you immediately after purchase.
    All HIARCS 13 MP purchasers can also use the HIARCS 13 single processor versions with the same license key.
    Purchase i
    ncludes discount coupon of 20% off future purchases on www.hiarcs.com (valid until 31st March 2011)

    Click here to order Sigma Chess HIARCS 13 MP (multiprocessor edition) for Apple Macintosh
    Price*: 49.95 / 59.95 / $79.95      *VAT may be applicable for European Union residents.
     

                                                    

Benefits of purchasing:
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Choice of HIARCS 13.1 Single or Multiprocessor engine versions

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HIARCS is a Universal binary to maximise performance on both Intel and PowerPC (G4/G5) based Macs

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Chess strength up to 3000+ Elo depending on your hardware performance and version.

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Full chess brain enabled and 10-40 times faster than Lite version

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Maximum depth extended from 13 moves to 62 moves lookahead

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Hiarcs 13.1 scores 98% v Hiarcs 13.1 Lite!

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Unlimited levels and time controls: Casual, Blitz, Active, Fischer and Tournament.

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Multiple playing styles, Solid, Normal and Aggressive; together with hypermodern play.

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Configurable Smart Search, Selectivity, Threats and Combination settings.

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Positional and book learning capabilities so Hiarcs improves as it plays.

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Full 2 million position tournament book with the latest opening theory for study and preparation

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Special book monitor mode to view full opening book

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Hash tables up to 2Gb are available with the Sigma Chess Pro version.

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Explore new Sigma Chess 6.2 GUI with enhanced features like MultiPV

Buy now and you will be up and running with Sigma Chess HIARCS within minutes!

 

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"generally I use HIARCS." - Five time World Chess Champion Vishy Anand, in a recent interview when asked what chess program he uses to analyse with
 
"HIARCS is much better positionally than Deep Blue." - Garry Kasparov 1997 (after game 5 of the rematch)

World Chess Champion, Vishy Anand, used "Powerful" HIARCS machine in preparations for his 2010 & 2012 world title matches

"This level of service is one other big reason to buy HIARCS." - John Jackson

Highest performance reached depends on computer used.   *VAT may be applicable for customers resident in the European Union.
Prices are given in Pounds Sterling, US dollars and Euros. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Purchases in other currencies will be subject to conversion rates from Pounds Sterling (GBP).

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