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. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Fire on Board: Shirov’s Best Games by Alexei Shirov at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Total running time is just shy of five hours.

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Beginner, club and master levels. Boodi rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Hamilton Ellis rated it really liked it Aug 02, Nine video lessons; after an introduction, eight videos each based around a single game follow.

Other time zones can be found at the bottom of this page. This came across more like a series of final exams than a read. Exact times for most larger cities are here. Unlike the other disks mentioned above, this one does not shigov the games in standard database format in addition to the instructional Chess Media System format videos.

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. Shirov presents ten instructional videos, based on both sides presenting ideas for both White and Black.


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 an equal or worse position he will often reach into his bag of tricks and bamboozle his opponent.

Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, EST, which translates to Owen M rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Enter the above archive room and click on “Games” to see the lectures. Memorize it easily move by move by playing against the variation trainer. 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”? The DVD’s title isn’t completely accurate; Shirov actually discusses three tire openings on this disk, all of which follow the initial moves 1.

The games span the years to In fact, the main focus of this entire DVD is on the Advance thrust 3. It should be noted that all games shiroov this DVD are presented in both Chess Media System format and as a regular ChessBase database game; although the latter also contain sshirov and a bit of symbolic commentary from time to time, the extensive instruction from the videos is not included in text annotation form.

Angelo Giardini added it Mar 12, Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in which Shirov was a participant. Rosarin Sanchez marked it as to-read May 20, Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Bot 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. After these 60 minutes you should be able to survive the Sicilian for a kn time, without being bothered by new developments found by engine x supported by an x-core machine.


Fire on Board – Shirov at his best | ChessBase

Kramnik obtained an advantage, and when Om made a more serious error the advantage grew. Edward biard it Jun 18, Arlen added it Apr 14, The introduction contains a brief description of the history behind this opening including Garry Kasparov’s influence on this opening in the ‘s and early ‘safter which Shirov shieov a “building block” approach to this opening: Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, It was at just this moment that Shirov reached into his bag of tricks.

Books by Alexei Shirov. If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th. Robert Skipper added it Aug 23, Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 23, Now that it finally comes down to understanding, let’s play chess! Hope to see you then!

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