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David Robert Norwood (born October 3, 1968 in Farnworth, near Bolton, Lancashire) is an English chess Grandmaster, chess writer, and businessman. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For the larger local government district, see Metropolitan Borough of Bolton. ... Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... The title Grandmaster is awarded to world-class chess masters by the world chess organization FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. ...


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 1988. He is less active as a player these days, but maintains a strong interest in chess. He has on a number of occasions captained, managed, or sponsored the England squad in major team events such as the Olympiad. College name Keble College Named after John Keble Established 1870 Sister College Selwyn College Warden Prof. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world. ... The title International Master is awarded to outstanding chess players by the world chess organization FIDE. The title is open to both men and women. ... The Chess Olympiad is a chess event which has been officially organised by FIDE since 1927 and takes place in even years. ...


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. The first moves of a chess game are the opening moves, collectively referred to as the opening or the book. ... The first moves of a chess game are the opening moves, collectively referred to as the opening or the book. ... Steve Davis OBE (born August 22, 1957) is an English professional snooker player who was born in London and lives in Brentwood, Essex with his wife and two sons. ... This article deals with The Daily Telegraph in Britain, see The Daily Telegraph (Australia) for the Australian publication The Daily Telegraph is a British broadsheet newspaper founded in 1855. ...


Norwood is Director of Special Projects at IP Group plc. He is reputed to be worth £10,000,000, making him one of the wealthiest Grandmasters in the world.


He also made a large donation in 2001 to the British Chess Federation to assist with the development of junior chess. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Illustrative games

In the following game, Norwood's hypermodern opening leads to an old-fashioned king hunt: Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... Image File history File links This image is used in the standard chess diagram template. ... 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Norwood-Marsh, Walsall 1992[1] 1.g3 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bg2 e6 4.O-O Be7 5.d3 c5 6.Nbd2 Nc6 7.e4 b6 8.e5 Nd7 9.Re1 Qc7 10.Qe2 Bb7 11.h4 O-O-O 12.a3 h6 13.h5 Rdg8 14.c4 d4 15.b4 g6 16.bxc5 bxc5 17.hxg6 Rxg6 18.Rb1 h5 19.Ne4 h4 20.Bg5 Bf8 21.Nxh4 Rgg8 22.Nf3 Rh7 23.Nd6+ Bxd6 24.exd6 Qxd6 25.Bf4 Qe7 26.Rxb7 Kxb7 27.Qe4 f5 (diagram at left) 28.Qxc6+!! Kxc6 29.Nxd4+ Kb6 30.Rb1+ Ka6 31.Bb7+ Ka5 32.Bd2+ Ka4 33.Bc6+ Kxa3 34.Bc1+ Ka2 35.Rb2+ Ka1 36.Nc2# 1-0


 
 

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