February 11th, 2010
GM Norwood plays Chess Simul and makes Major donation To BCF
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Kean Smith, President of The Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF) said that “The Bahamas Chess Federation was delighted to welcome Grand Master (GM) Dave Norwood (2503) to Nassau. Last year September, GM Norwood visited Nassau and agreed to play a 30 board chess simultaneous when he returns in February, 2010.

Kean Smith, President of The Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF) said that “The Bahamas Chess Federation was delighted to welcome Grand Master (GM) Dave Norwood (2503) to Nassau. Last year September, GM Norwood visited Nassau and agreed to play a 30 board chess simultaneous when he returns in February, 2010.

In addition, he committed to raising $10,000 to help the BCF defray the costs of hosting the 15 country Caribbean Chess Sub Zonal which is schedule for June this year. We were delighted that he kept his commitments on both counts because without his support, we would not be the first country in the English Speaking Caribbean to host this tournament.”

GM Norwood said that he is happy to assist with the development of chess in The Bahamas particularly because of its benefits to school age children and the community at large. He said that he looks forward to continue working with The BCF as much as his schedule permits.

Here is the full article.

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