The Weekly Show with Lawrence Trent

by Lawrence Trent
11/6/2018 – Tuesdays at 18:00 CEST (5:00 pm UK time, Noon EDT) Lawrence Trent brings you the latest trends, games and combinations from elite chess tournaments. Lawrence is on-demand this week and free for ChessBase Basic account holders for a limited time! (Why not register for FREE in 30 seconds if you don't already have an account?) This week Lawrence starts a fresh look at the Women's World Championship.

The Baffling 2.b3 Sicilian The Baffling 2.b3 Sicilian

Make life difficult for the Sicilian! 2.b3 is a thoroughly venomous but still solid kind of "Anti-Sicilian". No matter what setup black chooses, the bishop on b2 will always be unpleasant for him.


Women's World Champs - Round 1

Lawrence is flying off to India today but filed his Weekly Show on the opening games of the Women's World Championship.

But first, a warm-up puzzle:


Black to move

Was White's Qf5 the easiest route to converting the position or had he overlooked something? 

This week

Lawrence is on-demand-only once again this week, but free for ChessBase Basic account holders for a limited time!

Lawrence is live most Tuesdays at 18:00 CEST / 5 pm BST time / 12 Noon EDT

Previous shows on-demand

After each show, the video is available along with all previous editions in the videos archive. To watch those you'll need a ChessBase Premium Account.

Lawrence Trent's latest

Read a recent review of Trent's latest Fritztrainer on the 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.


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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