Ceremonial 1st Move Profile: David Dawson

David Dawson
BCF Rating 2019
English Speaking Caribbean Ranking
Peak FIDE Rating 2205 (January 1987)
National Champion 1981
Olympiad Dubai (1986)
Moscow (1994)
Profile The Former National Champion made history in 1981 when he became the first junior player to become National Champion. When his twin brother Peter Dawson became National Champion the following year,  in 1982, they both became the first, and to date only, brothers and twins to be Barbados National Champions.

An accountant by profession he completed his studies at the Barbados Community College and was a student of Elerslie Secondary.

A two time Olympian, he achieved his best performance at Dubai on Board 4 with a 2230 performance rating.