You Will Need
- Computer with Windows
- Internet access
- Rybka-compatible GUI software
- Rybka engine software
- Rybka 3 book
Learn computer chess terms
Learn computer chess terms. A "Chess Engine" recommends moves and provides evaluation scores for chess positions; "PGN" is a format that records game moves in ASCII; and "ELO Rating" is a player skill-level rating feature.
Download a free GUI for Rybka
Download a free GUI, or Graphical User Interface, made to work with Rybka. Tarrasch is a free downloadable GUI recommended by Rybka developers. Beginners should try a free version.
Download a free demo of a commercial GUI
Download a free demo of a commercial GUI, such as Aquarium, made to run with the more advanced and powerful Rybka 3 engine. A commercial GUI can be bought as a download or DVD.
Learn about the Rybka 3 engine
Learn about the Rybka 3 engine. While Rybka 2.2n2 serves as a basic computer chess program for beginners, Rybka 3 has an extensive database that can analyze opening game moves in near-infinite permutations.
Download the official Rybka 3 book
Download the official Rybka 3 book by Jeroen Noomen. This book is downloaded within a Rybka program in .CTG and .HSH formats. It’s particularly recommended for its analyses of opening moves.