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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In an equal or worse position he will often reach into his bag of tricks and bamboozle his opponent. Garnet Mckeen rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Kramnik obtained an advantage, and when Shirov made a more serious error the advantage grew. 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 instruction from the videos is not included in text annotation form.

The lectures, which can go for an hour or more, will cost you between one and two ducats. The format is a player knockout. Beginner, club and master levels. This is the reason why the user should watch the videos and absorb the instruction in the recommended order; ideas are carried over, but the ideas not verbally repeated, from video to video.

Fire on Board — Shirov at his best.

Fire On Board: Shirov’s Best Games

Panoff marked it as to-read Aug 18, It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and noard. Ray Cooke marked it as to-read Nov 15, Here’s what you do: Shirv is the equivalent of Euro cents US cents.


Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 23, Of particular interest to computer chess fans, Shirov’s victory against Shredder in an exhibition game is also included. Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in which Shirov was a participant.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

So it was important to randomize the position. Hamilton Ellis rated it really liked it Aug 02, Shirov succeeded on both counts, as you’ll see tonight, to your surprise and delight.

Unlike the other disks mentioned above, this one does not contain the games in standard database format in addition to the instructional Chess Media Sgirov format videos. For those of you who are fans of Alexei Shirov’s chess — and who isn’t?

Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov

Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, Note that I did use the word ” explains “: 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. Iwka rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Nine video lessons; after an introduction, eight videos each based around a single game follow.

CRB rated it it was amazing Jun 20, In 60 minutes you will get a crash course in how to avoid mainstream theory and in understanding the ideas of this Anti-Sicilian setup.


David Levin added it Nov 01, Enjoy adrenalin rush with tactic fights! 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. Open Preview See a Problem?

Anton Frisk Kockum rated it really liked it Jan 10, Jon rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Total video running time is nealy five and a half hours. Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirkv has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players.

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.

Solve tactical positions of your playing strength. It might lead to a quicker loss, but the important thing was to create a situation where even Kramnik could go wrong. Now that it finally comes down to understanding, let’s play chess! Advertising Books, boards, sets: Return to Book Page.

Shirov again offers a glimpse into the mind of a grandmaster as he explains his thoughts in eleven of his best games. Robert Skipper added it Aug 23, Boodi rated it it was amazing Nov 18, David rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Ignacy rated it it bozrd ok May 24,

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