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 the Board by Alexey Shirov

Shirov’s Best Games by Alexei Shirov. Note that I did use the word ” explains “: Exact times for most larger cities are here. Lists with This Book. Shirov and Kramnik have been among the world’s absolute elite since the early 90s, and although they were friends for a while and had very similar repertoires, they are stylistic antipodes.

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Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read saving…. Although the round’s fier leaders drew their games, the games were not without life.

If you’re a Playchess. Annotate, analyze and share. Of particular interest is Shirov’s blindfold game as White against former world champion Anatoly Karpov, an acknowledged master of the Caro-Kann defense.

In 60 minutes you will get a crash course in how to avoid mainstream theory and in understanding the ideas of this Anti-Sicilian setup. An Anti-Sicilian Repertoire Tired of spending hours and hours on the boring theory of your favourite opening? Edward added it Jun 18, All rounds start at Ramesh Abhiraman added it Jun 09, Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant.


Nicholas marked noard as to-read Feb 27, Ahmed Adel added it Aug 27, It might lead to a quicker loss, but the important thing was to create a situation where even Kramnik could go wrong.

Boodi rated it it was amazing Nov 18, That is the equivalent of Euro cents US cents. David Levin added it Nov 01, He even could have pushed for a win with slightly more accurate rook play late in the game.

Radek Wojtaszek and Wang Hao also saw sirov game fizzle after a sharp opening Sicilian Dragon and middlegame in which both players declined to make any critical errors. With seven leaders, 10 chasers, and two rounds to go, there’s sure to be plenty of drama in our concluding weekend at the Chess.

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”? Memorize it easily move by move by playing against the variation trainer. Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, 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 boars modern era.

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Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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. Thelasttycoon marked it as to-read Nov 15, Open Preview See a Problem? Total video running time is nealy five and a half hours. What a way to discover that all this time I’ve just been playing checkers Play, analyze and train online against Fritz.

Vachier-Lagrave in a fateful moment. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames. 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: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Mr T Knight rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Lichia rated it really liked it Nov 25, Ray Cooke marked it as to-read Nov 15, Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments World Cup, Isle of Man Open with analysis of top players. Shirov’s game against Le Quang Liem featured amusing king play from both players as Le castled on move 36!