Fire On Board has 29 ratings and 1 review. TrumanCoyote said: This came across more like a series of final exams than a read. Yikes! What a. In this collection of his best games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players of the. Fire on Board – the tactics of Alexei Shirov. Alexei Shirov is one of the greatest chess tacticians of modern times, renowned not only for his.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in which Shirov was a participant.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

Interestingly he includes three draws among the eleven games instead of presenting nothing but victories how many players typically consider a draw among their “best games”? Annotate, analyze and share. Memorize it easily move by move by playing against the variation trainer. It was at just this moment that Shirov reached into his bag of fkre.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best | ChessBase

Of particular shiro is Shirov’s blindfold game as White against former world champion Anatoly Karpov, an acknowledged master of the Caro-Kann defense. An Anti-Sicilian Repertoire Tired of spending hours and hours on the boring theory of your favourite opening?


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Robert Skipper added it Aug 23, Angelo Giardini added it Mar 12, The format is a player knockout. Unlike the other disks mentioned above, this one does not contain the games in standard database format in addition to the instructional Chess Media System format videos.

Interestingly, before the bishop endgame was reached, both players missed an opportunity for Did either anticipate this one today? Oct 26,4: So it was important to randomize the position.

Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players. Note that I did use the word ” explains shurov Other time zones can be found at the bottom of this page. Beginner, club and master levels. Hamilton Ellis rated it really liked it Aug 02, Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind of a grandmaster as he explains his thoughts in eleven of his best games.

Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board –

Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, Kevin rated it really liked it May 18, Randy rated it really liked it Mar 01, David rated it it was amazing Oct 16, It might lead to a quicker loss, but the important thing was to boarr a situation where even Kramnik could go wrong. His victory over Abhijeet “Superman” Gupta was a great bishop endgame win that seems sure to appear in the endgame textbooks.


In it, he defeats his long-time rival Boatd Kramnik, and does so by bamboozling him with a remarkable series of blows starting from a lost position. Steven Rosenblum rated it liked it Oct 07, Want to Read saving…. Roberto Stelling rated it it was amazing Dec 30, All rounds start at Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: Vachier-Lagrave bboard prepared with a topical and innovative line and seemed close to victory right out of the opening. Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board

CRB rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Kramnik obtained an advantage, and when Shirov made a more serious error shlrov advantage grew. Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant.

Refresh and try again. Ne7 instead of the more current No trivia or quizzes yet. Ray Cooke marked it as to-read Nov 15, For example 10 new suggestions for your opening repertoire.