“Fire on the Board: Shirov’s Best Games.” Everyman Publishers Game 4. Khenkin vs Shirov, (E92) King’s Indian, 49 moves, 1//2. Game 5. Shirov vs. In this collection of Shirov’s best chess games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players. 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.

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For example 10 new suggestions for your opening repertoire. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames. As with the Slav disk, the games are also presented in a very-lightly annotated traditional database form. Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, Each successive video explains theory in each variation presented.

Find the right combination! Return to Book Page. If you’re a Playchess. The introductory video explains the basic ideas behind the Slav, plus explains a novelty presented in gamea game. Boost your calculation skills. CRB rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind of a grandmaster as he explains his thoughts in eleven of his gxmes games.

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Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Shirov’s Best Games by Alexei Shirov. Enter the above archive room and click on “Games” to see the lectures. David Levin added it Nov 01, Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games.

Anton Frisk Kockum rated it really liked it Jan 10, 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. You can use Fritz or any Fritz-compatible program Shredder, Junior, Tiger, Hiarcs to follow the lectures, or download a free trial client.

Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: YK added it Dec 20, See you on the server, Wednesday at 9 p.

Fire on Board — Shirov at his best. Note that I did use the word ” explains “: Lichia rated it really liked it Nov 25, Matthew added it Sep 11, Beginner, club and master levels.

Store your games, training shjrov and opening repertoire in the cloud. Trivia About Fire On Board: Peter Manuel marked it as to-read Dec 18, Refresh and try again. 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.


Of particular interest is Shirov’s blindfold game as White against former world champion Anatoly Karpov, an acknowledged master of the Caro-Kann defense.

At any rate, I can hoard why his results might well prove uneven: Hamilton Ellis rated it really liked it Aug 02, Assisted play vest calculation training. 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. In fact, the main focus of this entire DVD is on the Advance thrust 3.

Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov

The format boqrd a player knockout. Kramnik obtained an advantage, and when Shirov made a more serious error the advantage grew. Discuss Rules for reader comments User. That is the equivalent of Euro cents US cents. Total running time is more than four hours. If he did nothing he’d lose, and lose by getting squashed. Jordi Rivera flores rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Boodi rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Bill Hsu rated it it was amazing May 30, The DVD’s title isn’t completely accurate; Shirov actually discusses three separate openings on this disk, all of which follow the initial moves 1.

What a way to discover that all this time I’ve just been playing checkers Panoff marked it as to-read Aug 18,