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 51st Torbay Congress will take place on 10th, 11th, and 12th November 2017 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
Foundation - for grades under 120.
 

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The 51st Torbay Congress is taking place on 11th, 12th, and 13th November 2017 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.

The 2017 Torbay Congress will follow on from the 2017 Exmouth Seniors Congress which will run from Monday 6th November to Friday 10th November. Click here for details on how to enter both these congresses.

Torbay Chess Congress
A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused. 
Rudolph Spielmann. 1883-1942