*Perfect 2017 opening books release notes:

• Based on short openings, played in SCCT (mainly by chess engines average 3300-3500 Elo)

• Perfect 2017 includes various openings, recommended to be used for tournaments, ratings…

• Book’s Depth is mainly up to 8 moves (exception for a few lines, which are up to 9/10 moves)

• For book settings under Arena, ChessBase, ShredderClassic GUIs, please check the screenshots…

• Each opening line is carefully hand tuned (it’s highly optimized for engine matches)

• No openings with winning percentage to be bellow 50 % for Whites and bellow 40% for Blacks

• I've spent nearly 15 years period of time for the optimization of the current opening book lines

• Before final release, mostly of the lines are tested with more than 1.000.000 SCCT games (since 2002)


*Perfect 2017 books are available in several book formats:

– Arena (abk)

– Aquarium (ctg)

– ChessBase (ctg)

- ChessPartner (bk)

- Polyglot (bin)

- ShredderClassic (bkt)



The Perfect opening books are freeware. Nobody is allowed to sell copies of Perfect books.

It may be freely distributed for non-commercial purposes as long as no any files in this package are modified.

The files in this package are provided with absolutely no warranty of any kind. Use it on your own risk.


Book Author:

Sedat Canbaz



Enjoy and Happy Testings !)