The Weekly Show: Reykjavik winds down

by Lawrence Trent
4/16/2019 – This week IM Lawrence Trent presents a key game from the Reykjavik Open, between Firouzja and Lupulescu which allowed the latter to take over the lead in Round 7. Free to watch on-demand for a limited time with a ChessBase Basic Account. You can register a free 90-day account to watch.

The Bombastic Bird's - an energetic and exciting repertoire after 1.f4 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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How to meet fire with fire

Each week, Trent brings you the latest trends, games and combinations from elite chess tournaments every Tuesday at 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST, 12 Noon EDT).

Today's show is all about the Reykjavik Open, and what Lawrence describes as the "best game of the tournament". But first...

What should the outcome of the game be?

 

Black to play


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Lawrence is live most Tuesdays at 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST / 12 Noon EDT)


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Read a recent review of Trent's previous FritzTrainer on the "Baffling b3 Sicilian"!


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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.

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Born in 1986, Lawrence Trent is an international master, who has represented England in numerous international youth championships (including a 7th place in the U18 WCh in 2003). The Londoner, who has a degree in Romance languages, already has a lot of experience as a trainer. Trent has recorded several DVDs for ChessBase.
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