The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
The Torbay Congress
Torbay Chess Congress
Torbay Chess Congress

Archive of Previous Torbay Congresses

There is a considerable body of information on past Torbay Congresses on various hard drives and memory sticks. Over time, we hope to consolidate an archive of Congress reports and results on this website. To view what we have accumulated to-date, please click on one of the links below.

 

Click here to view Brendan O'Gorman's archive of photographs taken at Torbay Congresses.

There is a short history of the Torbay Congress written by Bob Jones on the Keverel Chess website.

A Game from Round 1 of the 2011 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2011.11.18"] [Round "1"] [White "Mackle, Dominic"] [Black "Brusey, Alan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D07"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2011.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2011.11.19"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nc6 3. c4 Bg4 4. Nc3 Bxf3 5. gxf3 e6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bf4 Nf6 8. e3 Bb4 9. Rc1 O-O 10. Qb3 Qe7 11. Be2 a5 12. a3 a4 13. Qc2 Bxc3+ 14. Qxc3 Rfe8 15. Bb5 Nh5 16. Bxc6 bxc6 17. Be5 Ra6 18. Rc2 Rb8 19. Ke2 Rab6 20. Rb1 Ra8 21. b4 f6 22. Bg3 Kf7 23. Qd3 g6 24. Rbc1 f5 25. Be5 Raa6 26. Rc5 Nf6 27. b5 Ra7 28. Rxc6 Rxc6 29. Rxc6 Ne8 30. Rc5 Qd7 31. Qc2 Ra5 32. Qb2 Ke6 33. Qb4 Ra8 34. b6 cxb6 35. Qxb6+ Kf7 36. Qb5 Qxb5+ 37. Rxb5 Ke6 38. Rb7 h5 39. h4 Ra6 40. Kd3 Rc6 41. Ra7 Rc1 42. Rxa4 Rh1 43. Ra8 Kf7 44. a4 f4 45. Bxf4 Rxh4 46. Rd8 Nf6 47. Rd6 Rh1 48. Be5 Ne8 49. Rxd5 h4 50. Rd7+ Kg8 51. Re7 Kf8 52. Rh7 g5 53. d5 Kg8 54. Rh5 Rg1 55. Ke4 Nc7 56. Rh6 Ne8 57. Kf5 Rg2 58. Kg6 Kf8 59. d6 Nxd6 1-0