This page contains answers to common questions you
may have, along with some tips
and tricks that we have found useful and presented here as questions. This page
will grow over time as new questions and answers are added.
- Which computers will Deep Junior run
- How do I install the Deep Junior chess engine on
- How do I register and
activate the Deep Junior chess engine (legacy for non HIARCS Chess Explorer
- How do I add the Deep Junior
engine to HIARCS Chess Explorer?
- How do I activate Deep Junior
in the HIARCS Chess Explorer GUI?
The Deep Junior chess engine is compatible with Apple Macintosh computers running Mac
OS X 10.6 or later . Deep Junior supports all Intel based
Macintosh computers (10.6 & later).
There is a new Deep-Junior.zip file of both Deep Junior Yokohama and Deep
Junior 13.3 chess engines. This is the download any customer running Mac
OS 10.15 Catalina should use. Simply download and move the unzipped Deep
Junior folder either to /Applications or into your Documents folder.
Please take note of where you transfer the Deep Junior
folder as you will need to know where it is when you add
the engines in HIARCS Chess Explorer.
Below are the instructions for the legacy installers...
First download the Deep Junior Installer using the link you received in
your purchase/license email.
After download simply run the Installer and follow the instructions to
Install Deep Junior on your Macintosh. Here is the installation process for
Deep Junior 13, it is the same for Deep Junior Yokohama.
The installer will install Deep Junior in the /Applications folder.
This mechanism is retained for customers who wish to use the Deep Junior
engines with other GUIs than HIARCS Chess Explorer. HIARCS
Chess Explorer customers should click here to go to the add and activate
section for HIARCS Chess Explorer.
Immediately after purchase you will receive by email your license name and
code/key information. Use your license name and code to activate Deep Junior
To activate Deep Junior:
When the UCI Registration application runs it will check if the product is
activated already. If it is not activated you will see the following dialog:
This indicates that the engine is currently unregistered and hence not
activated. To register and activate simply click OK and enter (or copy and
paste) your License Key Name and Key Code in the fields provided in the
dialog and click Register:
The license key will be checked and assuming the key was entered correctly
you will see the Engine Registered message.
The Deep Junior engine is now activated and used in any UCI compatible
chess GUI on your OS.
If you did not enter the license key name and code correctly you will be
informed and given another opportunity to enter it correctly.
In HIARCS Chess Explorer open the Preferences dialog and click the Engines
tab to see this dialog:
Click the Add... button to add a new engine to HIARCS Chess Explorer. You
will now see the Select engine executable dialog:
You will find the Deep Junior 13.3 and Deep Junior Yokohama folders where
you saved them (e.g. in the /Applications folder). Inside the Deep Junior folder(s) you will see a number of files:
Please select the Deep Junior 13.3 or
Deep Junior Yokohama engines and click Open. You will now
find Deep Junior has been added to the engine list in the Preferences
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First ensure you need to add the Deep Junior engine to HIARCS Chess Explorer
as explained in the above answer.
Open the Analysis Explorer (View->Analysis Explorer menu item). Select the
Deep Junior engine from the selector as below:
Click the analysis icon to the right of the engine name selector
You will then be asked to enter your license name and code in the
Enter your license name and code exactly as supplied in the email you
received immediately after purchase. You can use the Cmd+C and Cmd+V keys to
copy and paste the license name and code.
The engine is now activated.