The Weekly Show with Lawrence Trent

by Lawrence Trent
11/13/2018 – 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 covers the recently concluded rapid tournament as part of Tata Steel Chess India.

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.

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Tata Steel Chess India rapid

Lawrence is India co-hosting commentary for the Tata Steel India rapid and blitz tournament in Kolkata and sent us this report on the highlights.

But first, a warm-up puzzle:

 

Player your moves on the live diagram! 


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

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Lawrence Trent's latest

Read a recent review of Trent's previous 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.

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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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