The ChessBase News Review (28.05. - 04.06)

by Arne Kaehler
6/4/2021 – Lawrence Trent and Arne Kaehler talk about what happened chess-wise last week. They give their opinions on various topics, and encourage you to think about the subject, analyse games, or read the articles thoroughly yourself. This week they discuss a lot of studies, and Lawrence does an impressive job trying to solve them. They also analyse a game from the Grand-Prix, and talk about the Isle of Man tournament, and the rather controversial idea to set candidate spots for the tournament winners.

The Sizzling Scotch Gambit The Sizzling Scotch Gambit

The Scotch Gambit is a brazen yet utterly sound system for White who immediately opens up the position, by sacrificing a central pawn, in an attempt to assassinate the enemy king as quickly as possible.


The ChessBase News Review 9

with Lawrence Trent and Arne Kaehler

Make sure to check out "The Weekly Show" of Lawrence Trent, if you enjoy his content.


Arne Kaehler, a creative mind who is passionate about board games in general, was born in Hamburg and learned to play chess at a young age. By teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess-related videos on YouTube, Arne was able to expand this passion and has even created an online course for anyone who wants to learn how to play chess. Arne writes for the English and German news sites, but focuses mainly on content for the ChessBase media channels.


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