The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
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Selected Games from the 2016 Torbay Chess Congress

Here are some selected games played in the 2016 Torbay Congress. Click on a "View Game" link below to play through one or more of the corresponding games on this website. Alternatively, click on a "Download PGN" link to download a PGN file containing these games, which you can play through using a computer program such as Fritz, HIARCS or Shredder.

We warmly thank Bill Frost, webmaster of the award-winning Chess Devon website, for transcribing the game sheets into electronic format and making the database of games available to us.


Click here to download games form all 5 rounds of the 2016 Open as a single PGN file.

A Game from Round 4 of the 2011 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2011.11.20"] [Round "4"] [White "Dilleigh, Steve"] [Black "Littlejohns, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D11"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2011.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2011.11.19"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 g6 5. Bf4 dxc4 6. e4 Bg7 7. Bxc4 O-O 8. O-O Ne8 9. Be3 Nd6 10. Bb3 Nb5 11. Rd1 Bg4 12. Qd2 Bxf3 13. gxf3 e6 14. Nc3 Nxc3 15. bxc3 Qa5 16. Rac1 Nd7 17. Bh6 Qh5 18. Bxg7 1/2-1/2