Shirov’s Best Games and End Games – 6 Volume Set

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GM Ron W Henley is an equally fascinating host providing wonderful insight and commentary on Shirov's games. These DVDs were originally released in 1997, 1998 and 2000 for $25.99 each, but you can own the entire 6 discs set in digital form for only $17.95.

You get <strong>over 10 hours</strong> of fascinating and high-quality grandmaster content with one of the world's leading grandmasters.
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<h3>Shirov's Best Games: Volume 1</h3>
In the first volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his razor-sharp encounters with Gheorghiu (Moscow 1989), Bareev (Lvov 1990), Hauchard (Paris 1990), and Lautier (Manila 1990). Shirov searches for the truth and beauty in his games and provides the viewer with a fascinating display of chess vision at the pinnacle of tournament chess.
<strong>Run-time: 118 minutes</strong>
<h3>Shirov's Best Games: Volume 2</h3>
In the second volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his fascinating encounters with Nikolenko (USSR Ch. Moscow 1991), Thorhallsson (Reykjavik 1992), and Kamsky (Linares 1993). Shirov skillfully maneuvers the viewer through the tactical minefields and complex strategies that are the trademark of his dynamic chess style.
<strong>Run-time: 104 minutes</strong>
<h3>Shirov's Best Games: Volume 3</h3>
In the third volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his sharp and fascinating battles with Kamsky (Lucerne 1993), Kramnik (Linares 1994), Benjamin (Horgen 1994), and Timman (Biel 1995). Shirov executes blazing sacrificial attacks that frequently leave his opponents' positions in ruins. This DVD provides more of his fiery chess combat with the world's best.
<strong>Run-time: 90 minutes</strong>
<h3>Shirov's Best Games: Volume 4</h3>
In the fourth volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his sharp and complex encounters with Nunn (Bundesliga 1996), Judit Polgar (Tilburg 1996), Kasparov (Erevan Olympiad 1996), and Yusupov (Ter Apel 1997). Shirov demonstrates the attacking style that has thrilled his legions of fans worldwide and provides the viewer with more intense chess combat.
<strong>Run-time: 90 minutes</strong>
<h3>Shirov's Best Games: Volume 5</h3>
In the fifth volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his sharp and fascinating battles with van Wely (Monaco 1997), Salov (Madrid 1997), Topalov (Linares 1993), and Karpov (Monaco 1998). Shirov’s concrete yet complex style is clearly in evidence in these fine examples of his enterprising and brilliant play.
<strong>Run-time: 97 minutes</strong>
<h3>Shirov's Best End Games</h3>
In chess, the endgame is where calculation and intuition reign supreme. In the final stages of a game, one fleeting moment might define the difference between victory, a draw or even defeat. In this DVD dedicated to his best endgames, international chess superstar Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes some of his best endgames including those against Ruzhyale (Kramatorsk 1989), Akopian (Oakham 1992), Kramnik (Wijk aan Zee 1998), Timman (Wijk aan Zee 1998), Topalov (Linares 1998) and Kramnik (Linares 1998).
<strong>Run-time: 115 minutes</strong>

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This is definitely an incredib

This is definitely an incredible series. It is truly amazing to see the young Shirov go through his games. Absolutely fascinating! 10 hours of insight into Shiro's mind. He is an amazing attacking player and all of these games that he reviews are well worth watching and he is very easy to learn from. Him and Ron make a great team and this is well produced. (A young Irina Krush gives the intros.) The endgame collection is also superb. This is one of the best chances to learn from one of the worlds most dynamic GMs! I highly recommend this set and at this price it is an incredible value. I plan on watching this again as I found it so enjoyable and beneficial...


Overview

This 6 set disc (and/ or digital download) showcases the Latvian-Spanish grandmaster’s best games throughout his career. Alexei Shirov is not only a fantastic chess player but also an incredibly talented chess author and trainer having released dozens of books and videos throughout his career.

GM Ron W Henley is an equally fascinating host providing wonderful insight and commentary on Shirov’s games. These DVDs were originally released in 1997, 1998 and 2000 for $25.99 each, but you can own the entire 6 discs set in digital form for only $17.95.

You get over 10 hours of fascinating and high-quality grandmaster content with one of the world’s leading grandmasters.

Shirov’s Best Games: Volume 1

In the first volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his razor-sharp encounters with Gheorghiu (Moscow 1989), Bareev (Lvov 1990), Hauchard (Paris 1990), and Lautier (Manila 1990). Shirov searches for the truth and beauty in his games and provides the viewer with a fascinating display of chess vision at the pinnacle of tournament chess.
Run-time: 118 minutes

Shirov’s Best Games: Volume 2

In the second volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his fascinating encounters with Nikolenko (USSR Ch. Moscow 1991), Thorhallsson (Reykjavik 1992), and Kamsky (Linares 1993). Shirov skillfully maneuvers the viewer through the tactical minefields and complex strategies that are the trademark of his dynamic chess style.
Run-time: 104 minutes

Shirov’s Best Games: Volume 3

In the third volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his sharp and fascinating battles with Kamsky (Lucerne 1993), Kramnik (Linares 1994), Benjamin (Horgen 1994), and Timman (Biel 1995). Shirov executes blazing sacrificial attacks that frequently leave his opponents’ positions in ruins. This DVD provides more of his fiery chess combat with the world’s best.
Run-time: 90 minutes

Shirov’s Best Games: Volume 4

In the fourth volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his sharp and complex encounters with Nunn (Bundesliga 1996), Judit Polgar (Tilburg 1996), Kasparov (Erevan Olympiad 1996), and Yusupov (Ter Apel 1997). Shirov demonstrates the attacking style that has thrilled his legions of fans worldwide and provides the viewer with more intense chess combat.
Run-time: 90 minutes

Shirov’s Best Games: Volume 5

In the fifth volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his sharp and fascinating battles with van Wely (Monaco 1997), Salov (Madrid 1997), Topalov (Linares 1993), and Karpov (Monaco 1998). Shirov’s concrete yet complex style is clearly in evidence in these fine examples of his enterprising and brilliant play.
Run-time: 97 minutes

Shirov’s Best End Games

In chess, the endgame is where calculation and intuition reign supreme. In the final stages of a game, one fleeting moment might define the difference between victory, a draw or even defeat. In this DVD dedicated to his best endgames, international chess superstar Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes some of his best endgames including those against Ruzhyale (Kramatorsk 1989), Akopian (Oakham 1992), Kramnik (Wijk aan Zee 1998), Timman (Wijk aan Zee 1998), Topalov (Linares 1998) and Kramnik (Linares 1998).
Run-time: 115 minutes

Originally Produced by Paul Azzurro | © ChessDVDs


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