HIARCS Chess Software for PC Windows, Apple Mac and iPhone/iPad Chess Explorer Reviews
World Championship winning computer chess software program & downloads for chess database, analysis & play on PC, Mac and iPhone


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Here are a few reviews of HIARCS Chess Explorer for PC and Mac - the new database, analysis and playing chess software application.

"I prefer using HIARCS Chess Explorer to Chessbase"
John Saunders, Chess Editor of Chess magazine for many years.

"Hiarcs Chess Explorer on the Mac is an excellent program and great value for money."
First day with HIARCS Chess Explorer - a review by a correspondence chess player

"On the whole, the impression HIARCS Chess Explorer gives is of turbo-charged access to games and statistics in a PGN database, and of being a genuinely useful playing partner. In terms of quality, this first release proved to be completely robust, and the documentation was refreshingly thorough."
Review of HIARCS Chess Explorer - an independent web review

"In summary, this is an excellent chess system that is suitable for players of all strengths. It has a lot of features, comes with a super-strong engine, and it is very easy to use. Highly recommended."
Review of HIARCS Chess Explorer by Joe Petrolito for Australasian Chess

"As far as Chess Explorer's operation is concerned, this is exactly the GUI for which I have been looking, for a long time. I have tried Chess Assistant, ChessBase, ChessPad, Tarrasch, Arena, Winboard and others. I have been searching for a superior playing interface and Chess Explorer provides exactly the user experience I want. It does not have the same breadth of features that some of the others possess, but the features it brings to the table are spot on. Excellent, excellent product."
New customer Matt Morgan

"To my surprise I find Hiarcs much simpler to use than ChessBase with PGN files, specially the tablebases information and inserting comments, evals, etc...  (I have a lot of Endgames and Endgame Studies there, so it is very useful).
And of course, on top of that, everything is on the Mac. But I could have never imagined I would prefer to use Hiarcs over ChessBase! (I have been using CB since 1987!)"
Customer review on Hiarcs forum

You can see the product in action in this quick tour video of HIARCS Chess Explorer for the Mac:


You can see the product in action in this quick tour video of HIARCS Chess Explorer for the 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

Highest performance reached depends on computer used. Computer Chess Software with world class chess engine playing strength.
HIARCS is designed and developed by Mark Uniacke in England.

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