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HIARCS Palm Chess Pro Downloads

[New!] HIARCS Palm Chess Pro 12.1w, September 2010 free update for existing HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1 owners.

  1. Bug fix to the Delete All Game Branches feature.

HIARCS Palm Chess Pro 12.1v, July 2010 free update for existing HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1 owners.

  1. Improved longer time control thinking

HIARCS Palm Chess Pro 12.1u, November 2009 free update for existing HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1 owners.

  1. Increased chess strength, easily the strongest ever Palm chess program!
  2. Improved weakened set Elo levels suitable for all players
  3. Improved Resign option
  4. Issue with castling after position set up fixed
  5. Issue with smart move entry and isolated deep think freeze fixed
  6. More engine room options saved
  7. Improved move display

HIARCS Palm Chess Pro 12.1. This is the major upgrade over Palm HIARCS 9.7 and has the following major enhancements:

  1. New Hiarcs 12.1q chess engine well over 100 Elo stronger!
  2. Configurable Set Elo opponents from Beginner to Grandmaster depending on the speed of the PDA. Settable by class or exact Elo. These levels can be applied to any time control so better simulate playing a human opponent.
  3. Energy Saving Handicap levels to dramatically save battery life.
  4. Energy saving analysis for prolonged battery life.
  5. Load Game Databases - many game databases available for free from www.hiarcs.com
  6. Load Next Game from database
  7. Delete Game Database
  8. Reduced database size means more game storage
  9. Game Variations using Game Branches
  10. Game Branch Navigation, Previous and Next
  11. Game Branch Set Deletion
  12. King and Pawn v King Database Heuristics for exact play
  13. Offer Draw to Hiarcs
  14. Resign Game, Hiarcs also resigns
  15. Adjudicate Game Result
  16. New opening books with latest opening theory and new book learning.
  17. Openings automatically named using large ECO reference.
  18. New Elite Piece Set

See ReadMe.txt in download for full details of each update and other useful information.

Please be aware if you install HIARCS Palm Chess Pro 12.1 and later wish to return to the original Palm Hiarcs 9 series you should first delete the HIARCS Palm Chess Pro 12.1 version from your device before re-installing Palm Hiarcs 9. You can find the older Palm pages here.

Click on the appropriate download link to begin downloading. All file sizes are approximate.

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Contents

bullet[New!]HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1w
bullet[New!]HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1v
bullet[New!]HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1u
bullet[New!]HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1q
bullet[New!]Small openings book for HIARCS Palm Chess Pro
bullet[New!]Medium openings book for HIARCS Palm Chess Pro (Recommended)
bullet[New!]Large openings book for HIARCS Palm Chess Pro (Highly Recommended)
bullet[New!]Massive openings book for HIARCS Palm Chess Pro (for top performance)
bullet[New!]Human World Championship Databases
bullet[New!]Palm Hiarcs 9 Computer Games Database
bullet[New!]Palm Hiarcs 9 Human Matches Database

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[New!]HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1w

Contains the latest HIARCS Palm Chess Pro product (version 12.1v) for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a small size openings book, ECO opening names and 4 games databases: Alekhine-CapablancaDB, Fischer-SpasskyDB, Kasparov-KarpovDB and Anand-KasparovDB. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book or free Massive openings book on this page. Please note the HIARCS menu is accessed using the Palm menu icon or key (depending on device).

Download: PalmHIARCS12.1w.zip (655Kb)
Last updated: 3rd September 2010. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1v

Contains the latest HIARCS Palm Chess Pro product (version 12.1v) for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a small size openings book, ECO opening names and 4 games databases: Alekhine-CapablancaDB, Fischer-SpasskyDB, Kasparov-KarpovDB and Anand-KasparovDB. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book or free Massive openings book on this page. Please note the HIARCS menu is accessed using the Palm menu icon or key (depending on device).

Download: PalmHIARCS12.1v.zip (655Kb)
Last updated: 11th July 2010. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1u

Contains the latest HIARCS Palm Chess Pro product (version 12.1u) for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a small size openings book, ECO opening names and 4 games databases: Alekhine-CapablancaDB, Fischer-SpasskyDB, Kasparov-KarpovDB and Anand-KasparovDB. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book or free Massive openings book on this page. Please note the HIARCS menu is accessed using the Palm menu icon or key (depending on device).

Download: PalmHIARCS12.1u.zip (655Kb)
Last updated: 11th November 2009. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

HIARCS Palm Chess Pro v12.1q

Contains the HIARCS Palm Chess Pro product (version 12.1q) for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a small size openings book, ECO opening names and 4 games databases: Alekhine-CapablancaDB, Fischer-SpasskyDB, Kasparov-KarpovDB and Anand-KasparovDB. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book or free Massive openings book on this page. Please note the HIARCS menu is accessed using the Palm menu icon or key (depending on device).

Download: PalmHIARCS12.1q.zip (655Kb)
Last updated: 9th March 2009. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

[New!]Small Opening Book

Contains the medium openings book offering 44,995 positions and 26,984 variations. Available in HIARCS Palm Chess Pro load.

Download  PH12BookSmall.zip (237Kb)
Last updated: 4th March 2009.

[New!]Medium Opening Book

Contains a very large openings book for even stronger play with the Palm Hiarcs product. It is recommended that strong players update the standard book in order to get wider and deeper opening variations. This book has been expanded by thousands of moves and improved. Offers 131,291 positions and 52120 variations. This book is FREE to registered customers and is a superset of the small book delivered in the standard download.

Download: PH12BookMedium.zip (756Kb)
Last updated: 4th March 2009.

[New!]Large Tournament Book

Contains a massive tournament openings book for strongest opening play with the Palm Hiarcs product. This huge book offers 468,355 positions and 110,036 variations. This book is FREE to registered customers and is a superset of the small book delivered in the standard download.

Download: PH12BookLarge.zip (2,830Kb)
Last updated: 4th March 2009.

[New!]Massive Tournament Book

Contains a massive tournament openings book for strongest opening play with the Palm Hiarcs product. This huge book offers 1,229,151 positions and 201,831 variations. This book is FREE to registered customers and is a superset of the small book delivered in the standard download.

Download: PH12BookFull.zip (7,606Kb).
Last updated: 4th March 2009.

[New!]Human World Championship Databases

Contains 4 databases of World Champion player rivalries: Alekhine-CapablancaDB, Fischer-SpasskyDB, Kasparov-KarpovDB and Anand-KasparovDB.

Download: Human World Champions.zip (71Kb).
Last updated: 7th March 2009.

[New!]Palm Hiarcs 9 Computer Games Database

Contains a database of games played by Palm Hiarcs 9 series against many of its computer rivals.

Download: Palm Hiarcs 9 Computer Games Database.zip (63Kb).
Last updated: 7th March 2009.

[New!]Palm Hiarcs 9 Human Matches Database

Contains a database of games played by Palm Hiarcs 9 series against Grandmasters in matches and tournaments.

Download: Palm Hiarcs 9 Human Matches Database.zip (4Kb).
Last updated: 7th March 2009.

 

 

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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

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