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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Bon Engelo marked it as to-read Jul 04, Rumbdeshkar marked it as to-read Jul 15, cire I found a few errors in this book. Fire on Board — Shirov at his best. It contains a delightful selection of his favorite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames.

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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”? Ten instructional videos, each with one exception focuses on a single game in which Shirov was a participant.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. David rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Hamilton Ellis rated shkrov really liked it Aug 02, David Levin added it Nov 01, The games span the years to Best Games from Nicholas marked it as to-read Feb 27, 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.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Here’s what you do: Robert Skipper added it Aug 23, I am a Master, and many times the variations left me just scratching my head!! 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 contain variations and a bit of symbolic commentary from time to time, the extensive aexei from the videos is not included in text annotation form.


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See all 11 reviews. Our game from this week is just that kind of battle. Shirov, with his highly original play and creative thinking, is, like Reti was in his day, the true conscience of chess today.

Each successive video explains theory in each variation presented. Like Reti had had, Shirov has had uneven results in tournaments because of his uncompromising quest for originality in all his games. On this DVD you will find a clear explanation of the bboard for both sides as well as answers to popular treatments such as