The Weekly Show: Highlights from the Skilling Open

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11/24/2020 – In his "Weekly Show" IM Lawrence Trent presents highlights from the Skilling Open and takes a close look how Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won against Le Quang Liem in round 7. | Lawrence's show is available at 18:00 UTC (19:00 CET, 14:00 ET) on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here. | Photo: Ray Morris-Hill

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The Skilling Open

But first a warm-up: In round 6 Alireza Firouzja played with White against Teimour Radjabov and suffered in the opening. But Firouzja now tried to win material back. Question is, what did the young phenom miss?


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The Bombastic Bird's - an energetic and exciting repertoire after 1.f4

Welcome to the Bombastic Bird's, a revolutionary repertoire for one of the most enterprising and underrated openings in chess theory (1.f4). In this series, IM Lawrence Trent uncovers a number of groundbreaking theoretical novelties and new ideas that will soon have scorners of this romantic system regretting they ever doubted its soundness.

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