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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Of particular interest to computer chess fans, Shirov’s victory against Shredder in an exhibition game is also included. Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: He sacrificed a piece for two pawns and drummed up enough counterplay to intimidate Vachier-Lagrave into a repetition. Edwin Meijer marked it as to-read Feb 04, Build and maintain your repertoire. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights shirob endgames.

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Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Alborz Baghipour rated it liked it Sep 26, 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: He even could have pushed for a win with slightly more accurate rook play late boaard the game.


As with the Slav disk, the games are also presented in a very-lightly annotated traditional database form. Don’t miss the action live on twitch. Edward added it Jun 18, Advertising Books, boards, sets: Rosarin Sanchez marked it as to-read May 20, The lectures, which can go for an hour or more, will cost you between one and two ducats.

To see what your friends thought of boatd book, please fite up. Owen M rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Live coverage fkre be found at either Twitch. Store your games, training material and opening repertoire in the cloud. Nf3 d5 [intending a transposition into a number of varied openings including the French Winawer] 4.

Panoff marked it as to-read Aug 18, Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, Lichia rated it really liked it Nov 25, What a way to discover that all this time I’ve just firee playing checkers Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in which Shirov was a participant. Nine video lessons; after an introduction, eight videos each based around a booard game follow. One video isn’t based on a particular game, but instead contains analysis of the Caro-Kann Advance in which Black plays the older move Kramnik tends to win his games by keeping control and accumulating small advantages, while Shirov like his early mentor and erstwhile countryman Mikhail Shiroc wins many games by outplaying his opponents in tactical complications.

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Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov

The most famous of these shocking moves, which I won’t mention now, so as to avoid spoiling the surprise, was selected by Shirov for the frontispiece to the first volume of Fire on Board, and deservedly so. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. An Anti-Sicilian Repertoire Tired of spending hours and hours on the boring theory of your favourite opening?

Esteban rated it liked it Aug 02, In an equal or worse position he will often reach into his bag of tricks and bamboozle his opponent.

For example 10 new suggestions for your opening shriov. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, Fire on Board — Shirov at his best.

Vachier-Lagrave came prepared with a topical and innovative line and seemed close to victory right out of fore opening. If he did nothing he’d lose, dire lose by getting squashed. Rumbdeshkar marked it as to-read Jul 15, Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant. The DVD’s title isn’t completely accurate; Shirov actually discusses three separate openings on this disk, all of which follow the initial moves 1. Find the right combination!

Jon rated it it was amazing Jul 17,