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Fire on Board, Part 2: 1997-2004
     

Fire on Board, Part 2: 1997-2004

by Alexei Shirov
 

Alexei Shirov has dazzled and inspired a generation of chess fans with his unique brand of attacking chess. The Grandmaster, originally from Riga, Latvia, is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive chess players of the modern era, an argument backed up by his wealth of amazing games, rich in tactical fireworks and extraordinary moves. Fire on

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Alexei Shirov has dazzled and inspired a generation of chess fans with his unique brand of attacking chess. The Grandmaster, originally from Riga, Latvia, is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive chess players of the modern era, an argument backed up by his wealth of amazing games, rich in tactical fireworks and extraordinary moves. Fire on Board begins where the best-selling first edition left off in 1996. Shirov traces his progress at the top of the chess world since that year and presents a delightful collection of his favorite games, all explained in great detail to readers.

Shirov's best games, unravelled and explained by the man himself
A compilation of violent, attacking, and imaginative chess
Written by one of the world's leading players

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"When I first read this book, I felt like I was being treated to a long display of stunning fireworks."—John Watson, The Week in Chess

"A tremendous game collection by a top star."—Eric Schiller, Chessworks.com

"It contains many amazing games, that are full of wonderful combinations and sacrifices."
—Bill Kelleher, ChessCafe.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857443820
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
930,844
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.43(d)

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Since becoming a Grandmaster in 1990, Alexei Shirov has firmly established himself amongst the world's leading players and has a string of tournament victories to his name. Originally from Latvia, he now lives in Spain.

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