• June 13, 2019

“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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Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Zetta-georgia Grapsa rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Ignacy rated it it was ok May 24, Annotate, analyze and share. Ray Cooke marked it as to-read Nov 15, Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant.

Both colors are covered, as Shirov plays both sides of this classic opening. Nf3 d5 [intending a transposition into a number of varied openings including the French Winawer] 4.

Discussion and Feedback Join the public discussion or submit your feedback to the editors. Kevin rated it really liked it May 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Our game from this week is just that kind of battle. Rosarin Sanchez marked it as to-read May 20, The most famous of these shocking moves, which I won’t mention now, so as to avoid spoiling the surprise, was selected by Shirov for the frontispiece to the first volume of Fire on Board, and deservedly so.


Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Bart Gijswijt added it Jan 02, Enter the above archive room and click on “Games” to see the lectures. Apr 06, TrumanCoyote rated it really liked it. All rounds start at Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: Matthew added it Sep 11, For those of you who are fans of Alexei Shirov’s chess — and who isn’t?

Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, Total running time is more than four hours. Solve tactical positions of your playing strength.

Nicholas marked it as to-read Feb 27, The introductory video explains the basic ideas behind the Slav, plus explains sshirov novelty presented in that game. If you’re a Playchess.

Shirov knew the general ideas of each opening at the times the games were played but lacked an in-depth knowledge of bozrd variations — thus he “flew by the seat of his pants” in each gamws and developed interesting and successful ideas in each opening while at the board, instead of relying on “home preparation.

Robert Skipper added it Aug 23, As with the Slav disk, the games are also presented in a very-lightly annotated traditional database form. ChessBase 15 – Mega package Find the right combination! The Botvinnik System in the English opening The setup beat White recommended by Valeri Lilov is solid and easy to play — the thematic moves are almost always the same ones: Andrew Brown marked it as to-read Apr 28, Bon Engelo marked it as to-read Jul 04, Again on this CD the eleven games are also presented in standard database form.


Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

Anton Frisk Kockum rated it really liked it Jan 10, Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind of a grandmaster as he explains his thoughts in eleven of his best games. Build and maintain your repertoire. Peter Manuel marked it as to-read Dec 18, Hope to see you then! It was at just this moment that Shirov reached into his bag of tricks. Enjoy adrenalin rush with tactic fights! Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, Still no ChessBase Account?

In it, he defeats his long-time rival Vladimir Kramnik, and does so by bamboozling him with a remarkable series of blows starting bsst a lost position. Kramnik tends to win his games by gamss 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.

Boost your calculation skills. In addition you’ll get lots of training material.

Shirov’s Best Games by Alexei Shirov. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. These include the Nimzo-Indian 3. Openings, Middlegame, Endgame Lessons.