installing stockfish for dummies

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fmcejb

12 Oct, 2012 06:51 PM

Can anyone provide a step by step installation prosess for stockfish? I have Vista 6.0.
I have d/l stockfish-231-32-ja.exe as well as stockfish-231-32-legacy-ja.exe

Thank you!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Daylen Yang on 14 Oct, 2012 08:45 PM

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    You must download or buy a chess GUI in order to install Stockfish. For example, download http://www.playwitharena.com or http://www.triplehappy.com to get started.

  2. 2 Posted by guycoffee on 15 Oct, 2012 05:59 AM

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    Now that I've installed Stockfish for Windows and "The Tarrasch Ches GUI" what do I do next?

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  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Daylen Yang on 15 Oct, 2012 06:26 AM

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    Let's go through installing the engine in Tarrasch.

    An engine file should have the extension .exe. If your download has a .zip extension, you'll need to open the .zip file and copy the .exe to a desired location manually. Choose the new engine with Options -> Engine within Tarrasch and try it out.

  4. 4 Posted by guycoffee on 15 Oct, 2012 06:40 AM

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    Hi Daylen: Thank U for your most speedy reply. I'll checkout the engine file location and get back to you.

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