Complete Chess Playing/Analysis/Database Management Software

Chess King, Chess Assistant, Aquarium

Practically from the moment you start playing chess games, you need to keep track of all your games. You need to analyze them with a strong chess engine and see where you made mistakes. You need to compare your games to those played by masters, especially with the opening theory contained in the opening tree. We offer 3 software options, from the easy-to-use Chess King line, to the database manager Chess Assistant, to the best possible analysis combination Chess Assistant Pro and Aquarium. Chess King Standard with Houdini 2, Chess King Silver with Houdini 4, and Chess King Gold with Houdini 4 Pro. More about these 3 lines below.

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Chess King Software (for players 200 to 1600 ELO)

Chess King Software
Chess King is a complete chess package and very easy to use, suitable for a wide range of players, from beginners to intermediate players. There are lots of modes, from solving puzzles and quest games, playing Classical Chess, Analyzing games with the engine Houdini, a huge GigaKing game database, and complete Chess Opening Tree.

From $39.95 to $109.95, 4 activations for PC and Mac, suitable for players 200-1600 ELO

Chess Assistant Software (for players 1600 to 2000 ELO)

Chess King Software
Chess Assistant is the best chess management program available today. While it is more complex to use than Chess King, it has several advantages such as the possibility to work on several games at the same time, automatic game updates.

From $99.95 to $149.95, 4 activations for PC, suitable for players 1600-2000 ELO

Chess Assistant Pro Software + Aquarium (for players 2000 to 2400 ELO)

Chess King Software
The best possible analysis is given with a combination of Chess Assistant 16 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and Aquarium.

From $149.95 to $209.95, 4 activations for PC, suitable for players 2000-2400 ELO