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[New!] HIARCS 9.7 for Palm Chess. This is a free update for registered customers offering the following enhancements:

bulletNew one touch flip board feature accessed through the colour to move icon in the bottom right hand corner.
bulletTapping "Your" or "Analysis" now switches back to previous play mode. So for example you can have two player watch mode set and toggle between analysis when required. This also saves on battery power when analysing games.
bulletHotsyncing on multiple computers now easier for some of the rare cases that were having issues.
bulletMore capabilities in unregistered mode.

This is a free update for all registered users. Please install over the previous version, the product will remain fully registered. Unregistered users are welcome to download and use this latest version, it has more capability in unregistered mode than ever before, but some features will be limited until you purchase and register.

Previously Hiarcs 9.6 was a free update for registered customers offering enhanced piece graphics, coaching improvements, PGN import enhancements and chess engine improvements. Palm HIARCS offers numerous opponents from absolute beginner (750 Elo) to Strong Grandmaster (2600 Elo). ARM based hardware is required for GM strength.
See ReadMe.txt in download for full details of each update and other useful information.

Click on the appropriate download link under the Formats section of a file's description to begin downloading. A definition of the file formats is available at the bottom of this page. All file sizes are approximate.

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Contents

bullet[New!]HIARCS 9.7 Championship Chess for Palm
bulletHIARCS 9.6 Championship Chess for Palm
bulletHIARCS 9.5a Championship Chess for Palm
bulletMedium openings book for Palm Hiarcs
bulletLarge openings book for Palm Hiarcs (Recommended)
bulletMassive openings book for Palm Hiarcs (Highly Recommended)

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[New!]HIARCS 9.7 Championship Chess for Palm (free for registered customers)

Contains the latest Hiarcs Championship Chess product for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a medium size openings book. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book or free Huge openings book on this page. Please note Hiarcs menu is accessed using the Palm menu icons.

Formats: download HIARCS97.zip (504Kb), download HIARCS97.sit (523Kb).
Last updated: 14th November 2007. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

HIARCS 9.6 Championship Chess for Palm (free for registered customers)

Contains the Hiarcs Championship Chess product for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a medium size openings book. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book on this page.

Formats: download HIARCS96.zip (501Kb), download HIARCS96.sit (520Kb).
Last updated: 11th December 2005. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

HIARCS 9.5a Championship Chess for Palm

Contains the classic Hiarcs 9.5a Championship Chess product for ARM and 68K PalmOS based devices. Also included is a medium size openings book. For even stronger performance we recommend the addition of the free Large openings book on this page.

Formats: download .zip (499Kb), download .sit (518Kb).
Last updated: 15th December 2004. Please read the License.txt license agreement before using the software.

Medium book

Contains the medium openings book offering 39,021 positions and 17,384 variations. Available in Hiarcs 9.5a download.

Formats: .zip (240Kb), .sit (253Kb).
Last updated: 23rd August 2004.

Large book

Contains a very large openings book for even stronger play with the Palm Hiarcs product. It is recommended that strong players update their standard medium book in order to get wider and deeper opening variations. This book has been expanded by thousands of moves and improved. Offers 123,156 positions and 38,049 variations. This book is a superset of the medium book delivered in the standard download.

Formats: .zip (749Kb), .sit (799Kb).
Last updated: 23rd August 2004.

Massive Tournament book

Contains a massive tournament openings book for strongest opening play with the Palm Hiarcs product. This huge book offers 377,379 positions and 73,065 variations. This book is a superset of the large book.

Formats: .zip (2,248Kb), .sit (2,439Kb).
Last updated: 23rd August 2004.

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File Formats

.sit  	Stuff It compressed file suitable for MAC or PC
.zip    Windows archive file suitable for MAC or PC
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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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