David Howell

Title: 
Grandmaster
Rating: 
2655
Residence: 
England
Age: 
26
Status: 
Accepted
Bio: 

David Howell is an English chess Grandmaster and British champion in 2009, 2013 and 2014. At just nine years old in 1999, he broke the world record for the youngest player to beat a Grandmaster in an official blitz game at the Mind Sports Olympiad against John Nunn. He is the youngest chess Grandmaster in the United Kingdom, a title he earned when he came in second during the 35th Rilton Cup in Stockholm on January 5, 2007 when he was 16.