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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Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

Again on this CD the eleven games are also presented in standard database form. Arlen added it Apr 14, Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players. For those of you who are fans of Alexei Shirov’s chess — and who isn’t? Goodreads helps you keep track of firw you want to read.

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games by Alexei Shirov

Dougr marked it as to-read Sep 20, Nicholas marked it as to-read Feb 27, Open Preview See a Problem? While Adams won the most instructive game of the day, it was another top-five player from the s who won the overall game of the day as Alexei Shirov collected another victory worthy of his future games collection “Fire on Board Part III: David rated it it was amazing Oct 16, EST, which translates to This is the reason why the user should watch the videos and absorb the instruction in the recommended order; ideas are carried over, but the ideas not verbally repeated, from video to video.

Esteban rated it liked it Aug 02, The introduction contains a brief description of the history behind this opening including Garry Kasparov’s influence on this opening in the ‘s and early ‘safter which Shirov adopts a “building block” approach to this opening: ChessBase 15 – Mega package Find the right combination!


Updated weekly, our definitive database has all the latest games. In it, he defeats his long-time rival Vladimir Kramnik, and does so by bamboozling him with a remarkable series of blows starting from a lost position. Shirov’s Best Games by Alexei Shirov. Aakarsh Nair added it Feb 02, Matthew added it Sep 11, He sacrificed a piece for two pawns and drummed up enough counterplay to intimidate Vachier-Lagrave into a repetition. Gareth Griffiths rated it it was ok Sep 17, If you’re a Playchess.

Log on, enter the Broadcasts room, look for “Kramnik-Shirov” under the Games tab, double-click on it, watch and enjoy. Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games. Discussion and Feedback Join the public discussion or submit your feedback to the editors.

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Boost your calculation skills. Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: Lichia rated it really liked it Nov 25, Store your games, training material and opening repertoire in the cloud. As with the Slav disk, the games are also presented in a very-lightly annotated traditional database form.

Note that I did use the word ” explains “: Shirov’s game against Le Quang Liem featured amusing king play from both players as Le castled on move 36! Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board

Edwin Meijer marked it as to-read Feb 04, Hope to see you then! One video isn’t based on a particular game, but instead contains analysis of the Caro-Kann Advance in which Black plays the older move 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.


Owen M rated it it was amazing Sep 18, David Levin added it Nov 01, Shirov knew the general ideas of each opening at the times the games were played but lacked an in-depth knowledge of many variations — thus he “flew by the seat of his pants” in each game and developed interesting and successful ideas in each opening while at the board, instead of relying on “home preparation.

Nf3 b6and the Catalan 3. Although the round’s six leaders drew their games, the games were not without life.

Here’s what you do: Panoff marked it as to-read Aug 18, Play, analyze and train online against Fritz. Apr 06, TrumanCoyote rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book.

Alborz Baghipour rated it liked it Sep 26, The lectures, obard can go for an hour or more, will cost you between one and two ducats. Donald rated it really liked it Jan 11, Nine video lessons; after an introduction, eight videos each based around a single game follow.

Shirov presents ten instructional videos, based on both sides presenting ideas for both White and Black. Total video running time is nealy five and a half hours. Zetta-georgia Grapsa rated it it was amazing Sep 14, After these 60 minutes you should be able to survive the Sicilian for fjre long time, without being bothered by new developments found by engine x supported by an x-core machine.

Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant.