Alexei Shirov: My Best Games in the Spanish
There are not many top Grandmasters who enjoy as great a popularity among chess fans all over the world as Alexei Shirov. Thanks to his aggressive and ingenious playing style, commentators often compare him with the former world champion Mikhail Tal. He often sacrifices material easily, in return for initiative and complications where he always seems to be just one step ahead of his opponent. Following Shirov's games is like watching a åÒfire on the board.åÓ
Now the genius from Riga presents and explains his best games in a series of training DVDs in the Chess Media System. This DVD is dedicated to his most brilliant games in the Ruy Lopez. Let Shirov show you how to break down the super-solid Berlin Defence or how he managed to achieve promising counterplay against Garry Kasparov in the open Ruy Lopez. Follow this top player through one of his most famous lines in the Ruy Lopez, the Anti-Marshall with 8.h3.
Steinitz Variation (41:10)
Berlin Defence (37:04)
Open Spanish (42:08)
Moeller and Archangelsk Defence (26:22)
Anti-Marshall System 1 (32:05)
Anti-Marshall System 2 (15:50)
Marshall Gambit (20:42)
Modern Chigorin Defence (34:55)
Flohr / Saitzev Variation (34:06)
More than 4.5 hours private tuition with one of the most exciting top-class players in the world!
System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows 98 SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows7, Windows Media Player 9.0, DVD drive