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

Welcome to the website of the annual Torbay Chess Congress.

The 55th Torbay Congress will take place on 10th, 11th and 12th November 2023 at

TLH Toorak Hotel
Chestnut Avenue
Torquay
Devon TQ2 5JS
01803 400400

The Congress runs four 5-round seeded Swiss Tournaments:

Open (FIDE and ECF rated)
Major - for ratings under 1950 (ECF rated)
Intermediate - for ratings under 1750 (ECF rated)
Foundation - for ratings under 1500 (ECF rated).
 

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The 55th Torbay Congress will take place on 10th, 11th and 12th November 2023 at

TLH Toorak Hotel
Chestnut Avenue
Torquay
Devon TQ2 5JS
01803 400400
 

The Congress runs four 5-round seeded Swiss Tournaments:

Open (FIDE rated)
Major - for ratings under 1950 (ECF rated)
Intermediate - for grades under 1750 (ECF rated)
Foundation - for grades under 1500 (ECF rated).
 
Following feedback from last year's entrants, we are pleased to announce that the 2023 Open tournament will be both FIDE and ECF rated.
 

The 2023 Congress will be open for online or postal entry within the next few weeks.

In the "Congress" section of this website, there is comprehensive information on the congress and how to enter either online or by post.

In the "Venue" section you will find information about the TLH Toorak 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 TLH Toorak 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 to the next Torbay Congress.

The 2023 Torbay Congress is at the Toorak Hotel

The 2023 Torbay Congress will take place on Friday 10th through to Sunday 12th November.

The venue is the TLH Toorak Hotel, Torquay.

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