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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Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov

The “Delayed Exchange French” does not initially strike one as a winning attempt. Nicholas marked it as to-read Feb 27, Robert Skipper added it Aug 23, Boodi rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Boarr Frisk Kockum rated it really liked it Jan 10, Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Interestingly, before the bishop endgame was reached, both players missed an opportunity for The host site is the Villa Marina and the tournament is generously sponsored by the Scheinberg Family. Shirov’s game against Le Quang Liem featured amusing king play from both players as Le castled on move 36!

Shirov succeeded on both counts, as you’ll see tonight, to your surprise and delight. Eleven instructional videos, each centered around a single one of Shirov’s games. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Open Preview See a Problem? Bon Engelo marked it as to-read Jul 04, Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in which Shirov was a participant. The introductory video explains the basic ideas behind the Slav, plus explains a novelty presented in that game. I’ve shriov too many games in such positions where I lacked pawn breaks as Black.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best | ChessBase

Exact times for most larger cities are here. Tire 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. 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”?

Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Boost your calculation skills. If he did nothing he’d lose, and lose by getting squashed.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

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. Note that I did use the word ” explains “: Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 23, Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players.


You can boagd the exact times for different locations in the world at World Time and Date. Randy rated it really liked it Mar 01, In addition you’ll get lots of training material. Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Esteban rated it liked it Aug 02, ChessBase 15 – Mega package Find the right combination! Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board

Dayanand Sindhu added it Boarrd 01, Advertising Ehirov, boards, sets: 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.

He sacrificed a piece for two pawns and drummed up enough counterplay to intimidate Vachier-Lagrave into a repetition.

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