Discover the best of Grandmaster Alexei Shirov’s games in this collection, showcasing his aggressive and inventive style that has made him one of the top players of the modern era. Explore a delightful selection of his favorite games, with detailed explanations of each move, along with sections on tactical highlights and endgames. Gain insight into Shirov’s remarkable success with the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, which he has used to great effect against some of the world’s leading players. With tournament victories such as Munich 1993 and Linares 1994, where he placed equal second with Kasparov behind Karpov, Shirov has firmly established himself amongst the world’s top players. Join the chess public in recognizing Shirov as the natural heir to former world champion Mikhail Tal, with his penchant for wild attacking games.
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Fire On Board by Alexei Shirov
Collection of Shirov’s best games, including detailed explanations and sections on tactical highlights and endgames. Shirov has established himself as one of the top players of the modern era with tournament victories and a remarkable success with the super-sharp Botvinnik variation, making him the natural heir to former world champion Mikhail Tal.
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