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

Torbay Chess Congress - Contact Us

We will be delighted to receive comments, suggestions and questions regarding the Congress.

For general queries about the Congress, please email the Organiser Ken Alexander at:
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For queries about entering the congress, please email the Secretary Phil McConnell at:
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or by post: Phil McConnell, The Keep, 17 Mount Boone, Dartmouth, TQ6 9PB.
 
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During the Congress, in an emergency phone the Livermead House Hotel on:
01803 294361.
 

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A Game from Round 1 of the 2017 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2017.11.10"] [Round "1"] [White "Hayward, Philip"] [Black "Waddington, Mike P"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A88"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2017.11.10"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [SourceDate "2017.11.12"] [SourceVersionDate "2017.11.12"] 1. c4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 d6 5. d4 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 c6 8. d5 e5 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. b3 Ne4 11. Nxe4 Bxa1 12. Qxd6 Qxd6 13. Nxd6 Bc8 14. Bg5 Bf6 15. Bxf6 Rxf6 16. Nxc8 Na6 17. Ne7+ Kf8 18. Nxc6 Rxc6 19. Ng5 Rb6 20. Nxh7+ Kg7 21. Ng5 Rd8 22. Bd5 Kf6 23. h4 Nb4 24. e4 fxe4 25. Nxe4+ Ke5 26. Re1 Nc2 27. Re2 Nd4 28. f4+ Kf5 29. Re3 Nc2 30. Nd6+ Rbxd6 31. Be4+ Kg4 32. Bxc2 Rd2 33. Be4 Rxa2 34. Bd3 Rd7 35. Kf1 b6 36. Be2+ Kf5 37. Kf2 Rdd2 38. Kf3 Rab2 39. Bd3+ Kf6 40. Be2 a5 41. g4 Rdc2 42. g5+ Kf7 43. Kf2 Rxe2+ 44. Rxe2 Rxb3 45. Rd2 a4 46. Rd7+ Ke6 47. Ra7 a3 48. Ra6 Kf5 49. c5 bxc5 50. Rf6+ Ke4 51. Rxg6 {The remaining score cannot be deciphered.} 1/2-1/2