Chess chat with a coupla cheeky chaps! International Master Lawrence Trent, Grandmaster Stephen Gordon, and host Macauley Peterson sound off on current events in the professional chess world.
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Over the last few years, Lawrence established himself as the voice of live chess broadcasting. I have some experience in this line of work,and can testify first-hand how hard it is to balance being informative and entertaining, and keep the audience interested for hours on end.Lawrence carries it off with aplomb, and great flair. The fact that he is a very nice bloke as well is an added bonus.
Grandmaster Peter Svidler, 7-time Russian Champion
Lawrence is a natural commentator, he brings a great mix of excitement, humour and education to any event.
Grandmaster Mickey Adams, England Number 1
The silent symbolism of chess needs distinctive voices to bring the game's exquisite tension to life. Lawrence has that kind of voice; an engaging mixture of playful inquiry and serious fun.
Grandmaster Jonathan Rowson, Author & British chess champion 2004-6
Lawrence is a wonderful, fun guy to work with. It is always a great pleasure commentating with him.
Grandmaster Nigel Short, Former World Championship Finalist and England Number 2
Feel like a proud father. Absolutely brilliant stuff @FabianoCaruana . @polborta was right about the jinx machine...
3 Jul 15 05:15 pm
RT @FabianoCaruana : I know what everyone's thinking, but that opening didn't come from @LawrenceTrentIM . Anyway, glad to be back on 50%.
30 Jun 15 06:41 pm
Have a feeling that 20.c5 the natural move in the position, was strong. After 20.b3 Bxh3 is Fabi in trouble? #c24live
28 Jun 15 03:45 pm
Chatting about the games with the legendary GM Hort in the press room. What a character! Proper chess culture too #c24live
28 Jun 15 02:35 pm
Will try not to 'jinx' Fabiano today by giving an assessment on his game. That said, nice to see Welsey in a deep think after 12.a3 #c24live
28 Jun 15 01:42 pm