Shirov traces his progress at the top of the chess world and presents his favourite games For those of you who are fans of Alexei Shirov’s chess – and who isn’t? – this is the quintessential “Fire on Board” game. In it, he defeats his. This week’s chess tactics all come from the games of the tactical genius Alexei Shirov. Can you solve them all?.

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Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Bot In this collection of his best games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows fird he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players of the modern era. Enjoy adrenalin rush with tactic fights! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Bd3 is a simple and easy to learn answer to the Caro-Kann. Advertising Books, boards, sets: By clarifying the central tension White gives himself a clear plan of attack using the half open e-file and the e5 square. Openings, Middlegame, Endgame Lessons. David Levin added it Nov 01, Since becoming a grandmaster inAlexei Shirov has firmly established himself amongst the world’s leading players. Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Discuss Rules for reader comments User.

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Of particular interest to computer chess fans, Shirov’s victory against Shredder in an exhibition game is also included. Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: Live games for Premium members from the World Championship match in London.


It might lead to a quicker loss, but the important thing was to create a situation where even Kramnik could go wrong. Like Reti had had, Shirov has had uneven results in tournaments because of his uncompromising quest for originality in all his games. Andrew Brown marked it as to-read Apr 28, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games. Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind aldxei a grandmaster as he explains his thoughts in eleven of his best games. Zetta-georgia Grapsa rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Kramnik tends to win his games by keeping control and accumulating small advantages, while Shirov like his early mentor and erstwhile countryman Mikhail Tal wins many games by outplaying his opponents in tactical complications. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

For those of dire who are fans of Alexei Shirov’s chess — and who isn’t?

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Donald rated it really liked it Jan 11, Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, If he did nothing he’d lose, and lose by getting squashed. Showing of 11 reviews. Total running time is just shy of five hours. Start reading Fire on Board: These games really put the fun back into chess. And some of these games are so full of sacrifices and weird positional maneuvers that they’re straight from Planet Shirov in the Hidden Dimension.

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I am a Master, and many times the variations left me just scratching my head!! While it is probably over the boaed of the average chess player, the earnest student of the game will find much pure Gold here to mine!! Beginners however, will not find much use for this book, as the basic positional ideas are taken for granted and not explained, in order to emphasize the greatness of Shirov’s great ideas and tactical play.


Aakarsh Nair added it Feb 02, Whilst the main focus is on the White side of this opening you will also find ways for Black to defend. The people who believe meet Shirov, knows that he pn a great tactical player, secrifices materia for dinamic game, always to pursuit a dramatic ending, and are games accourding this style, but Also is a graet ending player.

YK added it Dec 20, If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th.

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Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, Ignacy rated it it was ok May 24, So it was important to randomize the position. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. David rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Edwin Meijer marked it as to-read Feb 04, He has to the game to another level when he is playing some of his friends.

See and discover other items: Solve tactical positions of your playing strength. Arlen added it Apr 14, Each successive video explains theory in each variation presented. Advanced players will enjoy this book as well as benefit from Shirov’s detailed explanations.

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