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Lawrence Trent
The New Voice of Chess

Hello and welcome to my website! Here you’re able to find out all about me and what I do in the wonderful world of chess, if you didn’t know already.


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  • Welcome to My Website!

    07 January 2014 | Link


    Hello there and welcome to my new website! My name is Lawrence Trent and I’m a professional chess player, commentator, author and coach.

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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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What They Say

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

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What the he'll is going on????? #chelseafc
3 Oct 15 06:02 pm

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Chess Roulette with Jennifer Shahade youtu.be/oODmSU5-hM8 via @YouTube @jenshahade
2 Oct 15 04:31 pm

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RT @JenShahade : Love this photo of @Fatimademelo before her game w @MickeyAdamsGM #pokerstarschess @UKIPT pic by @kalliste28 http://t.co/Dr…
2 Oct 15 04:28 pm

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Apologies Re: last tweet. Had no idea about the final format. Brain simply doesn't function from time to time #plonka
2 Oct 15 02:46 pm

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Although looking forward to Fury-Klitschko, I cannot wait to see Anthony Joshua have a competitive fight. His power and speed - frightening
24 Sep 15 05:14 pm

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Playing the late GM Tony Miles
Commentating with International Master Malcolm Pein.
At the World Cup 2013. Photo: Anastasia Karlovich.
With Grandmasters Magnus Carlsen and Stephen Gordon at the London Chess Classic. Photo: Ray Morris-Hill.

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