Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

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Barry Sandercock
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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Barry Sandercock » Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:13 am

Hi Nick
I've had a look at your video. I'm sure it is very good, but does it apply to Fritz 13 ? I'm getting the idea but not quite there yet.
I think at 82 these things take longer to sink in than for you young guys. Thanks also to David Gilbert for pointing me in the right direction.

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Barry Sandercock » Fri Jul 19, 2013 3:00 pm

One of the main difficulties with Fritz 13 seems to be creating a new database. Why it was altered from Fritz 3 I can't imagine.

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by James Coleman » Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:18 pm

I haven't watched Nick's video (so sorry if this repeats info) but the way I'd do it is:

From the main screen (where you would play a game) Go to "file" then "new" then "new database"

You then choose a name for your database and "create new".

From the main board screen you can key in a game (hit infinite analysis to stop the program responding if needs be), once you have the game entered you can go "file" again and "save" to add game details and append to the database you just created.

Nick may well be able to give you a better way!

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:12 am

Thanks for that information,James Is that for Fritz 13 ?
Fritz 13 seems a very tricky programme, with so many menues and alternatives popping up.

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Nick Murphy » Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:56 am

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:54 am

Thanks for that Nick, very useful. My problem is that I'm not transferring games from another database to a new database but trying to put a game that I've just put in infinite analysis to a new database.

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Geoff Chandler » Sat Jul 20, 2013 1:30 pm

Hi Barry.

Don't worry about not being able to come to terms first go with these things.
I too toil when wrestling with a computer.

"Why it was altered from Fritz 3 I can't imagine."

This is to make people think they have something new.

Fritz 3 and Fritz 13 are the exact same program.
Of course if you play Fritz3 v Fritz13 then Fritz3 let's Fritz13 win because it has been told to.
It's all part of an elaborate and quite brilliant scam.

We the punters won't know the difference because 99% of us naff at Chess.
We cannot beat Fritz 3 until we install a later version of Fritz!

The Fritz3 program picks up you have installed a leter version and then it let's you win some games,
you think you have got better (of course you haven't and this is the beauty of the scam.)
Each 'new' version of Fritz is told to lose if it is playing a higher version it's self.

This of course can be proved.
(Don't try this bit Barry as it gets technical.)

Install Fritz 6 and Fritz 10 on the same computer. (they must be on the same computer.)
Play them against each other and Fritz 10 wins.
Go to the folder that stores Fritz6 and change the .exe name to Fritz11.
Suddenly Fritz6 (now called Fritz11) starts winning.

It's one of the most brilliant scams in the history of brilliant scams.

I also reckon it's a bit too cunning and underhand for it to come from Germany.
I've met Germans, basically they are hard working honest individuals.

This get rich scheme is pure Liverpool in it's execution. It's a piece of art.
They chose the name Fritz because nobody would buy a chess program called 'Scouser'.

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:53 pm

Thanks to Nick Murphy and James Coleman, I've finally cracked it ! Easy when you know how. Also, I quite agree with Geoff Chandler's message.

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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Nick Murphy » Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:05 pm

http://youtu.be/nTg7lqX39PM might help too.

Oh, Geoff - Fritz 3 is VERY different to "Fritz for Fun 3" which Barry had!!! :)
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Re: Query about Fritz (the chess program); passwords

Post by Nick Murphy » Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:08 pm

The Voice of Chessbase:
http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=6105
Hendon Chess Club / Golders Green Rapidplay
http://www.goldersgreenchess.blogspot.com
"I don't believe in intuition, but I've got a funny feeling that one day I will..."

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