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

Welcome to the website of the annual Torbay Chess Congress.

The 50th Torbay Congress took place on 11th, 12th, and 13th November 2016 at

Livermead House Hotel
Sea Front
Torquay
Devon TQ2 6QJ
01803 294361

The Congress runs four 5-round seeded Swiss Tournaments:

Open
Major - for grades under 170
Intermediate - for grades under 140
Minor - for grades under 120.
 

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The 49th Torbay Congress is taking place on 11th, 12th, and 13th November 2016 at

Livermead House Hotel
Sea Front
Torquay
Devon TQ2 6QJ
01803 294361
 

The Congress runs four 5-round seeded Swiss Tournaments:

Open
Major - for grades under 170
Intermediate - for grades under 140
Minor - for grades under 120.
 

In the "Congress" section of this website, there is comprehensive information about the congress, and you can either enter online or download a postal entry form.

Results and Cross tables from the 50th Congress are available here.

With thanks to Brendan O'Gorman, his photographs of the 50th Congress can be viewed here.

In the "Venue" section you will find information about the Livermead House Hotel, directions, and information on how to take advantage of the preferential rates that the hotel is offering to congress participants. The management of the Livermead House Hotel have been particularly helpful in the organisation of this Congress, so please support them.

In the "Archive" section you will find reports and results from previous congresses.

We hope that you enjoy using this website, and look forward to welcoming both old friends and new participants.

For those of you who like to plan ahead, the 51st Congress will be held at the same venue from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November 2017. The Torbay Congress will follow on from the Exmouth Seniors which will run from Monday 6th November to Friday 10th November.

Torbay Chess Congress
No one ever won a game by resigning. 
Savielly Tartakower. 1887-1956