The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
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Selected Games from the 2015 Torbay Chess Congress

Here are some selected games played in the 2015 Torbay Congress. Click on a "View Game" link below to play through one or more of the corresponding games on this website. Alternatively, click on a "Download PGN" link to download a PGN file containing these games, which you can play through using a computer program such as Fritz, HIARCS or Shredder.

We warmly thank Bill Frost, webmaster of the award-winning Chess Devon website, for transcribing the game sheets into electronic format and making the database of games available to us.

A Game from Round 5 of the 2011 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2011.11.20"] [Round "5"] [White "Mackle, Dominic"] [Black "Arkell, Keith C"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A00"] [PlyCount "113"] [EventDate "2011.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2011.11.19"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qc2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Nbxd2 O-O 8. Bg2 d5 9. Ne5 c6 10. O-O Nfd7 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. e4 Bb7 13. Rfe1 dxe4 14. Nxe4 Qc7 15. Rad1 Rad8 16. b4 c5 17. bxc5 bxc5 18. d5 e5 19. Rb1 Bc8 20. Qc3 Rde8 21. Rb5 a6 22. Rb2 f5 23. Ng5 Nf6 24. Rbe2 h6 25. Nf3 e4 26. Nd2 h5 27. f3 exf3 28. Rxe8 Rxe8 29. Rxe8+ Nxe8 30. Nxf3 f4 31. Ne5 fxg3 32. hxg3 Qe7 33. Ng6 Qg5 34. Nh4 Nd6 35. Kh2 Bg4 36. Qa5 Nxc4 37. Qxc5 Ne3 38. Qd4 Bd7 39. Qf4 Qxf4 40. gxf4 Kf7 41. Kg3 Kf6 42. Bf3 g5 43. fxg5+ Kxg5 44. Be2 a5 45. Nf3+ Kh6 46. Ne5 Be8 47. Nc4 Nxc4 48. Bxc4 Kg5 49. d6 h4+ 50. Kh2 Bd7 51. Bf1 Kf6 52. Bh3 Bb5 53. Bg4 Bf1 54. Kg1 Bc4 55. a3 Bf7 56. Kh2 Bd5 57. Kh3 1/2-1/2