I don’t quite remember right now what I didn’t like as much about Chesspad 2, but I do recall that it just did more than I want it to do. Other free ones are Chesspad, Kvetka, Penguin and Tarrasch. But that was under Windows, of course. If you wanted to see how it works in ChessPad 2 it is a free download. This page was last edited on 15 July , at It toiled at first but I went into preferences, game display, display settings and unticked all the boxes. It is a lot better than ChessPad’s sec, anyway.
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But that was under Windows, of course. But I completely agree with your assessment that PGN is not very suitable for this.
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Public Forums Search Recommended. It is available here http: Also because I have to account for the possibility that the ‘compiled’ representation could be too large to fit in memory, in which case a temporary file would have to be created anyway.
Encyclopedia of Chess Middlegames. It allows quite efficient replay of the games for searching, because the move format directly indicates the piece in the piece list, from which the from-square follows.
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Each NAG then has a specific meaning and often a standard typographical representation. Chessbase is top of the line, but there are a lot of alternatives: Parsing the SAN moves during chesspqd drives that up to 19 sec.
If we always save a compiled version, this could automatically be used for the temporary, simplifying the logic a lot, because you now don’t have to figure out first if you are going to overflow memory. I have tried it four times.
The only downside is the high price. That would reduce the size to about two bytes per move, which gains approximately a factor 3 compared to numbered SAN. Chess Software for analysis and notes Ask Question.
The best answers are voted up and rise to chezspad top. That’s a pint I owe you. Of course it is not as powerful as the latest version big understatement.
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Post as a guest Name. I am thinking now cheswpad a format that stores moves as pairs piece-number, to-squarewith the piece numbers reserved for special moves promotion, castling and e.
Sign up using Facebook. I don’t quite remember right now what I didn’t like as much about Chesspad 2, but I do recall that it just did more than I want it to do. SCID is pretty good for a free program, but the commercial ones have a lot of interesting features. The Nightman The Nightman 4 cgesspad silver badges 15 15 bronze badges. Chess Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for serious players and enthusiasts of chess.