Lawrence Trent (UK) - Elo rating 2440
Lawrence Trent (born 1986) showed an early talent for chess, winning the British championship for Under 11, Under 12, and Under 13. He was awarded the IM title in 2005.
He took time off from chess to attend Lancaster University. He returned to competitive play for a bit and then moved to Mexico to teach chess to children. Trent then took another break from chess in favour of fulltime employment. He reconnected with chess
again by way of live commentary on major events such as London Chess Classic (2009), World Cup (2013), and Anand - Carlsen World Championship (2013). He has achieved his highest rating in blitz chess.
Play this game with a very unusual ending
Play this game
which ends in a flurry of exchanges (2001)
this game with an impressive mating net (2001)
Lawrence commentates on one of his blitz games
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