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
lines of play can be stored in a game.
Chess Engines. Penguin can interface
with UCI engines and suggest best moves for game positions.
Explorer. Penguin contains a database
of opening positions from professional games. It will display
statistics for the best lines of opening play
/ FEN Import.
Games can be added into a collection by direct pasting
of PGN / FEN text. Useful if you need to copy a game
from an online chess site.
/ FEN Export.
PGN / FEN text for a game can be copied to the
Windows clipboard, ready for pasting into another application.
Image Export Game
positions can be exported as GIF images, copied to the Windows
clipboard as BMP images, from where they can be copied into documents
or other applications, or copied in MS Word format to the clipboard
ready for pasting into a Word document.
RTF Export Games can
be exported as a document in RTF file
format and displayed using your choice of Word / Office document
software, from which you will be able to make edits, reformat,
print, save as DOC, save as PDF.
positions may be composed, either as a starting state
for a game or as a modification within a line of play.
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
Backups are taken by the program as a protection
against game loss.
Moves. Irregular moves can be made.