HIARCS Chess Explorer Pro for Mac
The best Mac software for chess database, analysis and game playing
HIARCS 15 series chess engines, huge advance in Elo rating
Suitable for all players: Beginners to the World Chess Champion with human-like play
Platform: Runs on Intel and M1/M2/M3 based Apple Mac OS 10.14 Mojave or later - including latest macOS Sonoma and Retina Graphics
Playing ability: Beginner (750 Elo) to World Champion strength and beyond (3450+ Elo)† with human-like play
Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
"Clearly the best chess software for the Apple Macintosh" - Chess Magazine
"I prefer using HIARCS Chess Explorer to Chessbase" - John Saunders, Chess Editor of Chess Magazine for many years.
HIARCS Chess Explorer Pro a highly advanced chess database, analysis and playing program for Apple Mac computers - the established best chess software for Mac OS. It offers a very powerful user interface with the strongest ever HIARCS chess engine and world class chess database capabilities. This advanced software supports major chess database formats from Chessbase (CBH and CBV), the PGN chess standard and the new fast and powerful HCE format which supports huge databases only limited by memory, instant searching, chess tree, opening reports and much, much more. Move your chess forward with the best chess software for macOS. This unique combination offers easy to use features managing chess databases, preparation, analysis, play, openings and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmasters and beyond.
August 2023: HCE Pro v1.2.1 with new HIARCS 15.2 chess engine, support for Millennium eBoards and the latest macOS 13 Ventura.