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  • The Gothic Vortex Program



    The world's best Trice's Chess program is available for FREE. Donations through the CashApp "cash tag" $CertifiedPurchase
    are appreciated. If you like it, send in $1 (or more) and I'll be happy.
    The download link is RIGHT HERE or on the menu on the left of every page. The program was for sale from 2003-2022 and I'd like to thank everyone who supported Trice's Chess over the years. Also note, my friend and colleague, Gil Dodgen, died in 2016. I'm sure he would like to see the program given away freely for people to enjoy. He worked on the program a great deal, and without him, and his brother Steve, it would not exist!
    Click here if you want to send me an email and say hello


    Gothic Vortex is the name of the best Trice's Chess program that is integrated into a single Graphical User Interface.

    It has over 30,000 moves in its opening book, and it can announce a checkmate in 72 moves with its 4-piece endgame tablebases.

    For those who want even more performance in the endgame, a limited edition version of the program that can announce a checkmate in 268 moves is available for $100. It takes 30 days to build these huge tablebases. See the Checkmate in 268 Moves menu item on the far left.


    As you can see in the window above, the program was built by a "Dream Team" of artificial intelligence researchers who have collectively published many papers in the domains of chess programming, efficient searching techniques, chess endgame theory, endgame database construction, and data compression techniques. This program took 3 man-years to design and develop. You are getting an amazing product! This program is copyrighted, 2003-2022, by Ed Trice.

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