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


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Download HIARCS Chess Explorer for Mac

World class chess database, analysis and playing program
Suitable for all players from beginners to the World Chess Champion with human-like play
Playing ability: Beginner (750 Elo) to World Chess Championship strength (3200+ Elo)† with human-like play
GUI Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
Platform: Any Apple Macintosh™ computer running Mac™ OS X 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14 (Mojave), 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.12 (Sierra), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite)
October 2019
macOS Catalina edition - HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.9.4 now available

HIARCS Chess Explorer for Apple Mac OS

A new version 1.9.4 of HIARCS Chess Explorer is now available for you to download and install.
It is compatible with any Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) or later including the new Catalina (macOS 10.15).
You can upgrade previous HIARCS Chess Explorer versions directly to the new v1.9.4 version.  

Please ensure you have exited HIARCS Chess Explorer before installing the update. There is no need to uninstall before running this installer, it will automatically update your installation to the latest version.

[New!]HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.9.4 (free update for customers, 2nd October 2019)

Click to download (Deep) HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.9.4 Installer for Mac OS X (10.10 or later)
Updates both single and multi-core/processor (Deep) versions.

bulletSupport for Millennium Chess Board using the ChessLink module via Bluetooth or USB serial
    connect to ChessLink and associate an individual tab to use the chess board
    can be used in database and play modes/tabs
    play games against the computer using the Millennium chess board
    enter games and analysis using chess pieces on board
    take back moves or adjust board position to go directly to another position in game notation
    set up positions from chess board
    supports sliding chess pieces on the Millennium chess board
    supports natural recaptures in one action as you would on a normal chess board
bulletSupport https live game PGN URLs
bulletImprovements to auto saving large PGNs
bulletFix issue with some Cmd shortcuts
bulletFix issue with deleting games from a sorted database
bulletImproved look and feel on macOS and for 4K and 5K displays
bulletImproved handling of non standard formats in PGN files
bulletNumerous minor improvements

Plus all the features and updates from the dozen previous updates, see the update history and feature list here

Please note v1.9.4 does NOT support Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks or earlier. Users who remain on 10.7 Lion to 10.9 Mavericks should stay with the HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.9.2 version below.

Click to download (Deep) HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.9.2 Installer for Mac OS X (10.7 to 10.11)
Updates both single and multi-core/processor (Deep) versions.
Will not work on Mac OS 10.12 or later

Please note v1.9.2 does not support Mac OS 10.6.8, Snow Leopard. Users who remain on 10.6.8 Snow Leopard should stay with the HIARCS Chess Explorer v1.7 version.


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