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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Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Ahmed Adel added it Aug 27, Ships from and sold by Amazon. Shirov’s book is full of analysis, so readers daunted by the prospects of move variations and the like will have to skim over large chunks of the book. Matthew added it Sep 11, Shirov succeeded on both counts, shigov you’ll see tonight, to your surprise and delight.

Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant.

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To ask other readers questions about Fire On Boardplease sign up. With his imaginative style, shirov shows the reader how magic can be worked successfully on the chess board, in a way that even the world’s top grandmasters can’t always counter.


From the Back Cover 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 modern era. I found a few errors in this book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Build and maintain your repertoire. Panoff marked it as to-read Aug 18, Steven Rosenblum rated it liked it Oct 07, Our game from this week is just that kind of battle.

And some of these games are so full of sacrifices and weird positional maneuvers that shieov straight from Planet Shirov in the Hidden Dimension. The introductory video explains the basic ideas behind the Slav, plus explains a novelty presented in that game. Annotate, analyze and share. By clarifying the central tension White gives himself a clear plan of fkre using the half open e-file and the e5 square.

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What a way to discover that all this time I’ve just been playing checkers Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games. Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players.

Note that I did use the word ” explains “: 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 allexei “home preparation.


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For Intermediate player, Shirov, gave nice tips about self preparation, and lab opening, you could find interesting. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? For beginer player, this book contains top player games, but Fkre approach is very easy, so don be afraid that you could not taste this book.

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Advanced players will enjoy this book as well as benefit from Shirov’s detailed explanations. CRB rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Its NOT an instructional book.

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

ChessBase 15 – Mega package. But like Reti, Shirov at his best is bewilderingly unstoppable. All rounds start at