Games can be stored on disk. Penguin supports two game
formats: PGN and Penguin's own ECH format.
Many games can be held in a game file. Many
play can be stored in a game.
Chess Engines. Penguin can interface
with UCI engines ( 32 bit engines only ) and suggest best
moves for game positions.
Penguin contains a database
of opening positions from professional games.
It will display statistics for the best lines of
opening play to follow.
/ FEN Import.
Games can be added into a collection by direct pasting
of PGN / FEN text. Useful if you need to copy a game
/ FEN Export.
PGN / FEN text for a game can be copied to the
clipboard, ready for pasting into another application.
Image Generation. Game
positions can be exported as GIF images or copied to the Windows
clipboard as BMP images, from where they can be copied into documents
or other applications.
can be printed. The printout will include any text together with
diagrams of selected positions of the game. Printing can be
done either one or two columns down the page. Either
the main line of play or all the branches may be printed.
Game positions may be composed, either as a starting state
for a game or as a modification within a line of play.
Comments can be added to game positions. Users are
able to search
the game comments for a text string.
Game positions can be bookmarked.
Games can be classified by opening.
Opening and player statistics can be viewed for the games in
are taken by the program as a protection
against game loss.
Irregular moves can be made.