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

Online Entries Are Now Closed

Entering the 2018 Congress online via this website closed at midnight on the night before the Congress started. If you would like to enter, please telephone the Congress Secretary on 07831 582513.

Online entry for the 2019 Congress will be available here in due course.

A Game from Round 4 of the 2016 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2016.11.13"] [Round "4"] [White "Wensley, Oliver E"] [Black "Simpson, Derek"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A00"] [PlyCount "132"] [EventDate "2016.11.12"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2016.11.12"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Ng3 c5 7. c3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Be7 9. Bb5 O-O 10. O-O a6 11. Be2 Qc7 12. Re1 Rd8 13. Qc2 Nf8 14. Qb3 Rb8 15. Bf3 Ng6 16. Ne4 e5 17. Ne2 Be6 18. Qc2 Nh4 19. Nxf6+ gxf6 20. Bh5 Qc6 21. f3 Kh8 22. Ng3 Rg8 23. Qe4 Qxe4 24. fxe4 Rbd8 25. Be3 Rd3 26. Bf2 Rgd8 27. Nf1 Ng6 28. Be2 R3d6 29. g3 Rg8 30. Bc5 Rd7 31. Bxe7 Nxe7 32. Rad1 Rgd8 33. b3 Nc8 34. Rxd7 Rxd7 35. Rd1 Nd6 36. Nd2 Nb5 37. Nb1 Nd6 38. Bf3 Nb5 39. Rxd7 Bxd7 40. Kf2 Kg8 41. Ke3 Nd6 42. c4 b6 43. Nc3 Kg7 44. Nd5 Nc8 45. Nc7 a5 46. Nd5 Kg6 47. g4 h6 48. h4 Kg7 49. Kd3 Bc6 50. a3 Bxd5 51. exd5 Nd6 52. b4 axb4 53. axb4 Kf8 54. c5 bxc5 55. bxc5 Nb7 56. Kc4 Ke7 57. d6+ Nxd6+ 58. cxd6+ Kxd6 59. Bd5 Ke7 60. Kd3 Kf8 61. h5 Kg7 62. Ke4 Kg8 63. Kf5 Kg7 64. Bc4 Kg8 65. Kxf6 e4 66. Bxf7+ Kh8 1-0