The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
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Selected Games from the 2017 Torbay Chess Congress

Here are some selected games played in the 2017 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 from all 5 rounds of the 2017 Open as a single PGN file.

A Game from Round 4 of the 2014 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2014.11.16"] [Round "4"] [White "Littlejohns, David"] [Black "Wettasinhe, Vasantha"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B24"] [PlyCount "109"] [EventDate "2014.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2014.11.15"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 Qa5 7. Nge2 Nd4 8. Bd2 Qc7 9. O-O Ne7 10. f4 d6 11. Kh1 a6 12. Be3 b5 13. Qd2 Bb7 14. Nd1 Nxe2 15. Qxe2 O-O 16. c3 d5 17. e5 Nf5 18. d4 cxd4 19. Bxd4 Nxd4 20. cxd4 Rac8 21. Ne3 Qb6 22. Qd2 f6 23. exf6 Bxf6 24. Rad1 Bg7 25. Rfe1 h5 26. Qd3 Kh7 27. Bf3 Kh6 28. Ng2 Bf6 29. Qe3 Rce8 30. Qd3 Kg7 31. Rd2 Rc8 32. Bd1 Bc6 33. Rxe6 Qb7 34. Bc2 Qf7 35. Rde2 Rfe8 36. Rxe8 Bxe8 37. Ne1 Bd7 38. Re3 Rc4 39. Bb3 Rxd4 40. Qe2 Bg4 41. Qf2 Qd7 42. Nd3 Qc7 43. Ne5 Qc1+ 44. Re1 Qd2 45. Nxg4 hxg4 46. Re2 Qb4 47. Kg2 a5 48. Bc2 Qd6 49. Rd2 Rxd2 50. Qxd2 b4 51. b3 Bc3 52. Qd3 d4 53. Qe4 Kf7 54. Bd3 Qe6 55. Bc4 1-0