Download archive with the ChessMaster, unzip the entire folder to any location on your hard drive and launch ChessMaster.exe from the folder using "Run as administrator" option. Now ChessMaster application is ready to work!.
ChessMaster provide strength configuration from 5 to 100 ( 100 is strongest). When you select strongest strength it will take more time to think.
You can setup stockfish engine hash and threads parameters in Config tab.
ChessMaster is pre configured you don't need to any manual configuration.
ChessMaster application works on Windows 8, 10.
Engine depth parameter specifies how deep should engine calculate positions. Higher the depth - slower the moves and stronger the play. For example, at depth = 5, the chess engine will play very fast, but very weakly and will make mistakes often. And at depth = 20 engine will play very strong, but moves will be much slower (about 1.5 -3 second for move).
Note * When you select strongest strength it will take more time to think. When you play 1 min game recommended strength is 7-11,( 0.1 - 0.4 second for move) for 3 min game strength is 12-16 (0.4 - 0.8 second).
Calculate option allow you to solve chess exercises and puzzles and find mate combination Open Calculate Best move tab, paste FEN value and press calculate button.
Note * If engine not found mate in given moves, (example mate in 2 moves),set engine strength to 100.
in this section you can change stockfish hash table and threads parameters. Default hash value is 64 MB.