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David Robert Norwood (born 1968) is an English chess Grandmaster, chess writer, and businessman.
Total Books: 20
The son of an electrician, Norwood read history at Keble College, Oxford University before joining city investment bank Banker's Trust in 1991. FIDE awarded him the International Master title in 1985 and the International Grandmaster title in 1989. He is less active as an over-the-board player these days, but maintains a strong interest in chess as a member of the Internet Chess Club. He has on a number of occasions captained, managed, or sponsored the England squad in major team events such as the Olympiad.
Norwood has written several books including Winning with the Modern (the Modern Defence being a favorite opening of his) and Steve Davis plays Chess (co-authored with Steve Davis). He has also written many articles on chess for the Daily Telegraph.
Norwood is Director of Special Projects at IP Group plc.
He also made a large donation in 2001 to the British Chess Federation to assist with the development of junior chess.