The Weekly Show with Lawrence Trent

by Lawrence Trent
6/19/2018 – Tuesdays at 18:00 CEST (5:00 pm UK time, Noon EDT) Lawrence Trent goes on air on Playchess.com. In his show, Lawrence will be dealing with the latest trends, games and combinations from elite chess tournaments. Today, Lawrence will have a look at games from the Netherlands' "Schaakweek Apeldoorn GM Tournament".

The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit

On this DVD IM Trent shows the Albin Counter-Gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5). Trent found a number of extremely dangerous Theoretical Novelties which will truly put the Albin Counter-Gambit back on the map.

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Recent GM norms

This week's show features two recent GM norm tournaments where Kevin Goh Wei Ming earned his third GM-norm, and now just needs to increase his rating to 2500, and Hugo Ten Hertog also earned a norm.

But first a warm-up:

 

What should White play to win from here?


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Lawrence Trent's new 60 Minutes on the Fort Knox Variation:

The Fort Knox Variation in the French Defence

If you're one of those French Defence players who has been desperately searching for a reliable and easy-to-learn system against White's two main 3rd moves (3.Nd2 or 3.Nc3) then this is the 60 Minutes for you! The Fort Knox variation (3...dxe4 4.Nxe4 Bd7!

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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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macauley macauley 6/21/2018 09:06
@tomk4 - We're not able to reproduce that. Please contact support to troubleshoot:
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tomk4 tomk4 6/20/2018 11:51
Technical problem? The game auto-cycles with no regard to Trent's comments.
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