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Macintosh Sigma Chess HIARCS Downloads

Sigma Chess HIARCS 13 for Apple Macintosh computers is available now. Please see our Mac HIARCS chess pages to see the key features of our Mac product offerings. 

The ReadMe.txt in each download contains details of each update and other useful information.

Click on the appropriate Download link to begin downloading. All file sizes are approximate.

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[New!]Sigma Chess 6.2 HIARCS 13.1 for Macintosh OS X

Contains the Sigma Chess 6.2 GUI and HIARCS 12 single and multiprocessor UCI chess engines for Apple Macintosh computers. Also included is a full tournament openings book and various Sigma chess libraries and databases. Until purchase and activation Sigma Chess HIARCS will operate in as a Lite product with restricted features and strength.

Download Sigma Chess 6.2 HIARCS 13.dmg  (19.3 Mb) - includes latest HIARCS 13.1b engines.

IMPORTANT: Do NOT run the software directly from the Sigma 6.2 HIARCS 13 Installer volume. Instead drag the enclosed Sigma 6.2 HIARCS 13 folder from the volume to a suitable location on your hard drive (e.g. the Applications folder). Then eject the volume. Please see the Macintosh chess FAQ for answers to most common questions about installation, activation and use of the product.

Please read the How to Install document inside the image volume as it contains important information about installation and how to use your older HIARCS chess engines from v9.6-v12 with Sigma Chess 6.2.

Requires Apple Macintosh computer running Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Not compatible with Mac OS 9 or earlier; or MS Windows.
Please read and agree to the HIARCS 13 license agreement before using the software.
Last updated: 12th May 2010. 



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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

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