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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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RT @HighStakesChess : RT @JKPlunkett : Our new chess doc PUSHING WOOD (igg.me/at/pushingwood), features @MauriceAshley @LawrenceTrentIM @GML…
15 Dec 14 02:09 pm

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Tweet me people! flying solo for.final segment of round 3 @londonchess2014 use #c24live can be about anything not just today's games!
12 Dec 14 08:24 pm

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Massive congrats to @JenShahade for her victory, huge score and well deserved!
9 Dec 14 05:36 pm

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About to interview @CliveWoodward at the @londonchess2014 !
9 Dec 14 11:32 am

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RT @chess24com : New video series: Carlsen vs. Caruana! @GMJanGustafsson and @LawrenceTrentIM look at the history between #1 and #2. https:/…
8 Dec 14 01:53 am

From the Gallery

London Chess Classic 2011. Photo: Pascal Simon
With Judit Polgar
With legendary German tennis player Boris Becker at the London Chess Classic. Photo: Pascal Simon.
With Grandmasters Peter Svidler and Susan Polgar.

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