Now Deep Fritz 12 is available for direct download, which means you can get the program very quickly, even if you live in a remote location and have long postal delivery times. It also allows you to try out the program before you actually purchase it. All of this is an interesting alternative to purchasing the DVD version.
The Deep Fritz 12 program and chess engine are exactly the same as the one you get on the DVD. Only the opening book and the database of games have been reduced in size, in order to keep download times reasonable. Details are given below.
You download Fritz 12 and start using it without an activation key. Some functions will be restricted, but you can get a feel for the operation of the program. An activation key will immediately restore all functions of the program and the chess engine.
DEEP FRITZ is now even faster. The completely redesigned ergonomic interface gives you instant access to all the most important functions. This means more comfort and clearer controls. Never before has it been so easy and fast to play with DEEP FRITZ.
DEEP FRITZ prepares you for serious encounters over the chessboard. Have you ever trained with a human grandmaster? DEEP FRITZ provides you with twelve hours of video lessons for every level of play. Enjoy the instructive analysis of master games, the discussion of clever openings traps, deadly combinations to solve. The video material introduces you to world class grandmasters like Alexei Shirov, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand, even chess legend Garry Kasparov. And if you cannot play chess DEEP FRITZ will teach you the rules of the games – within an hour you will be playing your first game of chess.
DEEP FRITZ helps you to find friends. It includes a full year’s subscription to Playchess.com, the world’s biggest chess server. Every day you have thousands of players logged into this virtual chess club. You will always find an opponent that matches your playing strength. Or you can simply watch top tournaments and the games of world-class grandmasters played live on the server.