“Fire on the Board: Shirov’s Best Games.” Everyman Publishers Game 4. Khenkin vs Shirov, (E92) King’s Indian, 49 moves, 1//2. Game 5. Shirov vs. In this collection of Shirov’s best chess games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players. 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.

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Both colors are covered, as Shirov plays both sides of this classic opening.

Fire on Board – Shirov at his best

Trivia About Fire On Board: Thirteen instructional videos, each based around a single game in which Shirov was a participant. Edward added it Jun 18, Ray Cooke marked it as to-read Nov 15, David Levin added it Nov 01, The format is a player knockout.

Dayanand Sindhu added it Oct 01, Ignacy rated it it was ok May 24, In an equal or worse position he will often reach into his bag of tricks and bamboozle his opponent. Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Beginner, club and master levels.


Special attention is devoted to the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which Shirov has used to remarkable effect against the world’s leading players. Steven Rosenblum rated it liked it Oct 07, Nicholas marked it as to-read Feb 27, Log on, enter the Broadcasts room, look for “Kramnik-Shirov” under the Games tab, double-click on it, watch and enjoy.

Openings, Middlegame, Endgame Lessons. Other time zones can be found at the bottom of this page. Memorize it easily move by move by playing against the variation trainer.

Enter the above archive room and click on “Games” to see the lectures. Shirov succeeded on both counts, as you’ll see tonight, to your surprise and delight. Nc3 Bb4the Queen’s Indian 3. Kramnik obtained an advantage, and when Shirov made a more serious error besy advantage grew. Bart Gijswijt added it Jan 02, Total running time is more than four hours.

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See you on the server, Wednesday at 9 p. Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments World Cup, Isle of Man Open with analysis of top players. 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.

EST, which translates to Especially interesting is Shirov’s revelation in the introductory video that the games presented share a common thread: Nf3 d5 [intending a transposition into a number of varied openings including the French Winawer] 4.

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If he did nothing he’d lose, and lose by getting squashed. Dougr marked it as to-read Sep 20,