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.


For results and congress reports prior to 2011, please refer to our section on the Chess Devon website.

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 2018 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2018.11.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Wells, Jonathan"] [Black "Waddington, Mike P"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E62"] [PlyCount "29"] [EventDate "2018.11.09"] [SourceVersionDate "2018.11.12"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nf3 c6 7. O-O a6 8. a4 Bg4 9. e4 Nbd7 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 e5 12. Be3 Re8 13. d5 c5 14. Qd2 Rf8 15. Bg2 1/2-1/2