Games & Positions

 

Chess Wizard: A powerful chess playing and learning software

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Limitations in Chess Wizard
Chess Wizard supports PGN and FEN files with the following limitations:
 
>> Branches (variations) are not supported, all branches (marked as parentheses in PGN file) are regarded as comments.
>> A PGN with branches may be overwritten with a trunk-only one. Do not open a rich-branch PGN with Chess Wizard for modification.
>> Only the first game in PGN file can be read out.
>> A multi-game PGN may be overwritten with a single-game one. Do not open a multi-game PGN with Chess Wizard for modification.
>> Only the first position in FEN file can be read out.
>> A multi-position FEN may be overwritten with a single-position one. Do not open a multi-position FEN with Chess Wizard for modification.
How does Chess Wizard parse openings?
Chess Wizard parses openings according to ECO.TXT in Chess Wizard folder.
See Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings for details.
How to type in moves?
You can type in algebraic notation in Type In text box and press enter to make a move by keyboard. See Algebraic Notation for details.
 
This feature (with the shortcut Ctrl+I) is useful for users with visual impairment. Chess Wizard will beep and clear Type In text box if the typed move is not correct or ambiguous to parse.
How to deduce variations?
You can click Analyze in New Window button to deduce the current position in a new Chess Wizard window.
How to demonstrate a game?
After opening a game, you can press down Demonstrate button in the toolbar, then Chess Wizard will replay the whole game move by move to the end.
To stop replaying, you can release Demonstrate button.
 
The default interval in replay is one second between two moves. You can increase the interval in Preferences dialog.
Hotline
Please contact us as soon as possible if you have any questions: webmaster@chess-wizard.com
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