March 2022: Update 20
Improved About dialog (better legibility, especially on Windows 11), integration with the new website, updated third-party components.
February 2021: Update 19
Corrected German translation, updated third-party components.
January 2020: Update 18
Updated third-party components, reduced disk space requirements by 30%.
August 2017: Update 17
Fixed file open/save functionality that has been broken on some Windows 10 machines since Microsoft update 1703.
April 2017: Update 16
Compatibility improvements, fixed bug affecting game level Expert and higher.
January 2017: Update 15
Graphics improvements and bug fixes.
December 2016: Update 14
Improved legibility of the History panel, lower system requirements.
November 2016: Update 13
April 2016: Update 12
Faster endgame computation.
October 2015: Update 11
Optimized for Windows 10, simplified installation.
September 2015: Update 10
Lower memory requirements. The application now also runs on older machines.
August 2015: Update 9
Bug fixes, improved and faster user interface.
June 2014: Update 8
Updated user interface messages.
May 2014: Update 7
Improved user interface logic, fixed loading of PGN files with nested comments, integration with new website structure.
January 2014: Update 6
Improved artificial intelligence, corrected PGN writing, corrected Evaluation panel.
November 2013: Update 5
Autosave, improved artificial intelligence (higher levels more difficult), new difficulty level: Hobby player (a total of 10 levels), smoother animations, improved animations and highlighting of piece captures, wide-screen friendlier layout, miscellaneous graphical interface fixes and enhancements, faster loading of PGN files, French language.
May 2013: Update 4
Improved file handling.
May 2013: Update 3
Smaller memory footprint, user interface enhancements, this update also fixes the problem with starting the application on some systems.
May 2013: Update 2
Faster endgame computations, mouse control issue fixed.
May 2013: Update 1
Faster startup, faster switching between graphic styles, simplified installation, fixed help page loading.
May 2013: Initial release
Chess 2013 has been introduced as a new product in the Filip Höfer chess software line.