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 2012 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2012.11.11"] [Round "4"] [White "Yeo, Michael J"] [Black "Stephens, John KF"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B96"] [PlyCount "44"] [EventDate "2012.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2012.11.11"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qc7 8. Qf3 b5 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. Qh5 Ke7 12. f5 Qc5 13. Bxb5 axb5 14. Ndxb5 Ra6 15. Rhe1 Nd7 16. Rd4 Bc6 17. Nc7 Qxd4 18. fxe6 Ne5 19. Nxa6 Qb6 20. Nd5+ Bxd5 21. exd5 Qxa6 22. Rxe5 Qf1+ 0-1