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 ( 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
from an online chess site.
/ FEN Export.
PGN / FEN text for a game can be copied to the
clipboard, ready for pasting into another application.
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.
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.
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
Backups are taken by the program as a protection
against game loss.
Irregular moves can be made.