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 3 of the 2014 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2014.11.15"] [Round "3"] [White "Wheeler, John Francis"] [Black "Bolt, Graham"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A00"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2014.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2014.11.15"] 1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. e4 e5 5. dxe5 dxe5 6. Qxd8+ Kxd8 7. Be3 c6 8. Nf3 f6 9. Be2 Nh6 10. h3 Nf7 11. O-O Be6 12. Rfd1+ Nd7 13. c5 Kc7 14. b4 Bh6 15. Bxh6 Nxh6 16. Nd2 Rhd8 17. Bc4 Nf8 18. Bxe6 Nxe6 19. Nb3 1/2-1/2