Henry Robert Steel (born 10 July 1989) is a South African chess player holding the title of International Master. He has won the South African Chess Championship twice, in 2007 and 2011 (jointly with Watu Kobese).
Steel played for the South African national team at the Chess Olympiads of 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, and at the All-Africa Games in 2007 and 2011, winning the team silver medal both times. In 2011 he also won an individual silver playing the top board.
He tied for 2nd–3rd place with Essam El Gindy in the 2011 African Chess Championship, taking third place on tie-break. This result qualified him for the FIDE World Cup, held later that year. Here he was knocked out by Vassily Ivanchuk in the first round.