NEW: Power Fritz 18 - The Chess Software World Champion 2022

by ChessBase
9/16/2022 – Fritz has fascinated the chess world for thirty years. And the success story continues. In Vienna, the most popular chess program ever was once again able to underline its premier position: the newly developed neural engine with NNUE technology won the official Chess Software World Championship! With Power Fritz 18 you have the world champion program on your PC!

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With Power Fritz 18 you have the world champion program on your PC!

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Power Fritz 18 - The Chess Software World Champion 2022

The really great chess program with full opening theory

Despite overwhelming playing strength, it is fun to play against Fritz: with the game mode “Evolving Genius” you will succeed in scoring glorious wins against Fritz. The new AI-based training method leads you to brilliant sacrificial combinations via clever variant selection and discreet hints!

Exclusive to this special edition: the Fritz Powerbook 2022! This complete chess opening theory with 25 million positions and 1.7 million tournament games guarantee you total insight into every opening position including statistical evaluation. With it, Fritz can play every opening optimally and make you an opening specialist!

This is what Power Fritz 18 offers:

  • 2 top chess engines: Fritz18 NEURONAL, the world champion engine with NNUE technology by Frank Schneider and Fritz 18-"Classic"-engine, optimised for short thinking times.
  • Fritz Powerbook 2022 with 25 million opening positions and 1.7 million chess games
  • 1 year Premium ChessBase Account: 10 professional WebApps for mobile playing and training!

Also in Power Fritz 18:

  • Intelligent tips: Fritz provides subtle hints in difficult positions
  • Visual evaluation: pawn structure, king safety, piece activity and sharpness of the position
  • Stylish chessboard in Direct2D technology with a fresh look and improved animations.

Power Fritz 18

With Power Fritz 18 you have the world champion program on your PC!

The Fritz Powerbook 2022 contains 25 millions opening positions, derived from 1.7 million high class tournament games. Together with each position all relevant information is stored: all moves that were played in the position, by players of what average rating, with what success and performance results. The games from which the Fritz Powerbook 2022 were derived (except the Corr Games) are also included on the DVD or download version.

New: The Fritz Powerbook 2022 represents the state of the art of current openings theory. The FritzPowerbook was derived also from the best 100,000 games from the Correspondence 2022 Database to enhance even more the theoretical value of moves given by the book. With the 2022 edition you get 3 Books: Fritz Powerbook, Strongbook and the CorrBook.

Discover exciting and tricky new lines and practice them against Fritz. In addition the DVD has a small but very exclusive book with the strongest GM games (ELO >= 2550) from the past 100 years (2.7 Mio positions) and StrongBook Games Database.

Important technical novelty: Buyers of the DVD will also receive the download version (activation on the ChessBase site)! So if you have a computer without a DVD drive, you can still buy the DVD version!

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