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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Interestingly, before the bishop endgame was reached, both players missed an opportunity for Total running time is more than four hours. In addition you’ll get lots of training material. 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: Find the right combination!

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Steven Rosenblum rated it liked it Oct 07, Thelasttycoon marked it as to-read Nov 15, Aakarsh Nair added it Feb 02, If he did nothing he’d lose, and lose by getting squashed. Our game from this week is just that kind of battle. Zetta-georgia Grapsa rated it it was amazing Sep 14, You can use Fritz or any Fritz-compatible program Shredder, Junior, Tiger, Hiarcs to follow the lectures, or download a free trial client.


Ahmed Adel added it Aug 27, So it was important to randomize the position. These include the Nimzo-Indian 3. Vachier-Lagrave in a fateful moment. Of particular interest to computer chess fans, Shirov’s victory against Shredder in an exhibition game is also included.

If you’re a Playchess. The DVD’s title isn’t completely accurate; Shirov actually discusses three separate openings on this gire, all of which follow the initial moves 1. In fact, the main focus of this entire DVD is on the Advance thrust 3. Still no ChessBase Account? Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board

He even could have pushed for a win with slightly more accurate rook play late in the game. His victory over Abhijeet “Superman” Gupta was a great bishop endgame win that seems sure to appear in the endgame textbooks.

The introductory video explains the basic ideas behind the Slav, plus explains a novelty presented in that game. If needed there would be a rapid tiebreak match on Wednesday, November 28th. Note that I did use the word ” explains “: To ask other readers questions about Fire On Boardplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind of a grandmaster as he explains his thoughts in eleven of his best games.

Radek Wojtaszek and Wang Hao also saw their game fizzle after a sharp opening Sicilian Dragon and middlegame in which both players declined to make any critical errors. Shirov succeeded on both counts, as you’ll see tonight, to your surprise and delight.

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Ignacy rated it it was ok May 24, Shirov fure 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. Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Jordi Rivera flores rated it it was amazing Oct 02, What a way to discover that all this time I’ve just been playing checkers Other time zones can be found at the bottom of this page.


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”? Kramnik obtained an advantage, and when Shirov made a more serious error the advantage grew.

It was at just this moment that Shirov reached into his bag of tricks. Discuss Rules for reader comments User. To see what fiire friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Enter the above archive room and click on “Games” to see the lectures. Short’s opening was divisive as some liked Black’s grip on f3 while others liked Aronian’s central play, knight on f4, and bishop on b2.

Gareth Griffiths rated it it was ok Sep 17, Boarrd came prepared with a topical and innovative line and seemed close to victory right out of the opening.

Nicholas marked it as to-read Feb 27, Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games.