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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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.

Roberto Stelling rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Angelo Giardini added it Mar 12, Aakarsh Nair added it Feb 02, It should be noted that all games on this DVD are presented in both Chess Media System format and as a regular ChessBase database game; although the latter also snirov variations and a bit of symbolic commentary from time to time, the extensive instruction boadr the videos is not included in text annotation form.

Boodi rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, No trivia or quizzes yet. Log on, enter the Broadcasts room, look for “Kramnik-Shirov” under the Games tab, double-click on it, watch and enjoy.


Dougr marked it as to-read Sep 20, It was at just this moment that Shirov reached into his bag of tricks.

Both colors are covered, as Shirov plays both sides of this classic opening. Edward added it Jun 18, Boost your calculation skills.

Memorize it easily move by move by playing against the variation trainer. Return to Book Page. Andrew Brown marked it as to-read Apr 28, Discuss Rules for reader comments User.

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

Bill Hsu rated it it was amazing May 30, Kramnik tends to win his games by keeping control and accumulating small advantages, while Shirov like his early mentor and erstwhile countryman Mikhail Tal wins many games by outplaying his opponents in tactical complications.

Again on this CD the eleven games are also presented in standard database form. This came across more like a series of final exams than a read.

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 on “home preparation.

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, Shirov and Kramnik have been among the world’s absolute elite since the early 90s, kn although they were friends for a while and had very similar repertoires, they are stylistic antipodes. Fire on Board — Shirov at his best.


Ignacy rated it it was ok May 24, Build and maintain your repertoire. Hamilton Ellis rated it really liked it Aug 02, Garnet Mckeen rated it it was amazing Feb 08, You can use Fritz or any Fritz-compatible program Shredder, Junior, Tiger, Hiarcs to follow the lectures, or download a free trial client.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best | ChessBase

Round 6, the final, is from November 19th to 22nd, starting at Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 23, After these 60 minutes you should be able to survive the Sicilian for a long time, without being bothered by new developments found by engine x supported by an x-core machine. Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind of a fier as he explains his thoughts in eleven shirog his best games.

Zetta-georgia Grapsa rated it it was amazing Sep 14, ChessBase 15 – Mega package. Openings, Middlegame, Endgame Lessons.

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