When HIARCS Chess Explorer Pro is installed it creates a number of folders for the Application itself, chess engines and data files including databases. This section explains where the files are installed.

Application Folder

The application and engines are installed in the \Program Files (x86)\HIARCS Chess\HIARCS Chess Explorer Pro folder.


Data Folders

The HIARCS Chess Explorer Pro installs data files in your Documents folder under Documents/HIARCS Chess

 The following sub folders are installed:

  • Books - this folder contains the books HIARCS uses, book subscribers can add books issued as part of the Book Subscription to this folder and HIARCS 14 engines will automatically use the latest book
  • Databases - this folder contains the packaged databases which are included with HIARCS Chess Explorer
  • EngineData - this folder contains the engine data folders
  • Engines - HIARCS engines are installed here
  • Logs - log files can be stored here