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 2 of the 2019 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2019.11.09"] [Round "2"] [White "T Paulden"] [Black "M Waddington"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A02"] [WhiteElo "0"] [BlackElo "0"] [Annotator ""] [Source ""] [Remark ""] 1.b3 f5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Bxf6 exf6 4.d4 d5 5.e3 c5 6.Ne2 Nc6 7.g3 Be6 8.Bg2 Qa5+ 9.c3 O-O-O 10.O-O g5 11.dxc5 Qxc5 12.b4 Qd6 13.Qa4 h5 14.Na3 Kb8 15.Rfd1 Ne5 16.Nd4 Bc8 17.Ndb5 Qb6 18.Qb3 h4 19.Rxd5 Rxd5 20.Qxd5 hxg3 21.hxg3 a6 22.Qd4 Qxd4 23.Nxd4 a5 24.Nac2 axb4 25.Nxb4 f4 26.exf4 gxf4 27.Rb1 fxg3 28.fxg3 Rg8 29.Kf2 1/2-1/2