15376 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Just purchased ChessMaster The ARt of Learning. It will arrive by mail on Saturday. How do you go about becoming a better chess palyer with it? Any tips would be appreciated. Also, how do you set up a position to play against the computer?
Wait until you get the program and come back with unanswered questions. It's pretty self-explanatory.
It's lots of fun to play rated games against the various "personalities" and see if you can get your own rating up. I have it, and use it for that.
But I have to point out that you're a diamond member. There's about 1000X more material and educational value on this site for diamond members than there is in Chessmaster. If you want to become a better player, use the resources right here.
just play around with it and see what content interests you. game analysis and mate searches you'll do through training mode - just paste the pgn and select game analysis or mate search from the mentor menu. position setup is accessed from the main menu - after you set up the position you can set the opponents for both black and white. You can just use the board to move both black and white peices around or you can play as one side against the computer or have the computer play against itself. just explore the game and if you have any specific questions make sure you come back and ask
thanks guys..I cant wait
And here's a hint I hope you don't have to use. When CM locks up (and for my last 3 computers, that's about 2or 3 times a week), it's "the King" that needs attention. You'll need to shut down CM, start Task Manager (control,alternate,delete-the fabled 3 finger computer salute) scroll down the list of running processes, and then manualy delete "The King". Rebooting obviously works too, but this is faster and easier.
If you like playing white against the Sicilian, try playing "Slick". He always answers e4 with c5. Fun program. Enjoy...
"Q & A with Coach Heisman!"
Is a new School of thought in chess possible to arise?!
by ChessPatzer987 a few minutes ago
Good repretoire aginst The Bird?
by petrosianpupil a few minutes ago
Dragon vs Najdorf
by petrosianpupil 4 minutes ago
Are computers really better? (argument POV)
by GalaxKing 5 minutes ago
1001-2000 worst things to do while playing chess
by ChessPlayinDude47 6 minutes ago
What does Artur Yusupov use against the Colle Systems?
by Dolphin27 7 minutes ago
Comparing playing styles in Chess and Football
by EvargaloPuch 8 minutes ago
Who Will Win The 2015 Sinquefield Cup? And who will win Grand Chess Tour.
by petrosianpupil 9 minutes ago
by petrosianpupil 10 minutes ago
9/4/2015 - Just In Time
by bolter41 24 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!