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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And you alexfi be a fairly good chess-player with an above average grasp of chess tactics to “really get” whats in this book! Jon rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Refresh and try again.

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

Annotate, analyze and share. Build and maintain your repertoire. EST, which translates to Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players.

At any rate, I can see why his results might well prove uneven: Advanced players will enjoy this book as well as benefit from Shirov’s detailed explanations. Its NOT an instructional book.

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Angelo Giardini added it Mar 12, Want to Read saving…. As he did to long-time rival Vladimir Kramnik in an incredible game that our Playchess lecturer Dennis Monokroussos has in store for you tonight.

Dire am a Master, and many times the variations left me just scratching my head!! This came across more like a series of final exams than a read. Not for the timid. Esteban rated it liked it Aug 02, Of particular interest is Shirov’s blindfold game as White against former world champion Anatoly Karpov, an acknowledged master of the Caro-Kann defense.


If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th. But for the most part this is an incredible chess book, crafted with great loving care by the authors. Nf3 d5 [intending a transposition into a number of varied openings including the French Winawer] 4. Bart Gijswijt added it Jan 02, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Maybe an advanced manual for GM Tactics?

Enjoy adrenalin rush with tactic fights! On this DVD you dhirov be taken on a journey through what is arguably the sharpest opening line known to men. Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 23, Note that I did use the word ” explains “: You feel like you’re getting a privileged peek into the personal notebook of a world-class grandmaster. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. As with the Slav disk, the games are also presented in a very-lightly annotated traditional database form.

Solve tactical positions of your playing strength. Donald rated it really liked it Jan 11, Memorize it easily move by move by playing against the variation trainer. Read more Read shirob. Jordi Rivera flores rated it it was amazing Oct 02, alxeei 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. Discuss Rules for reader comments User.


His penchant for wild attacking games has made him a great favourite with the chess public, who see him as the natural heir to another Latvian, the former world champion Mikhail Tal. Hamilton Ellis rated it really liked it Aug 02, Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in shrov Shirov was a participant.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

Edwin Meijer marked it as to-read Feb 04, What a way to discover that all this time I’ve just been playing checkers This is the one chess book that, “Is looking for a few Good 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. Black too has his resources but he needs to know what he’s doing.

Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games. Exact times for most larger cities are here. Boodi rated it it was amazing In 18, It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames.