The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
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Selected Games from the 2016 Torbay Chess Congress

Here are some selected games played in the 2016 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.


Click here to download games form all 5 rounds of the 2016 Open as a single PGN file.

A Game from Round 1 of the 2014 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2014.11.14"] [Round "1"] [White "Bartlett, Simon"] [Black "Homer, Stephen J"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B33"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2014.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2014.11.15"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nb3 Nf6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Bd3 a6 8. O-O d6 9. Be3 Qc7 10. a4 b6 11. f4 Be7 12. Qf3 Bb7 13. Qg3 g6 14. Nd2 Rb8 15. Nf3 Nd7 16. f5 Nf6 17. fxe6 fxe6 18. Ng5 Nd8 19. Qh3 Bc8 20. e5 dxe5 21. Bxg6+ Kf8 22. Nxh7+ Kg8 23. Nxf6+ Bxf6 24. Qf3 Bg7 25. Rad1 Bb7 26. Ne4 Bd5 27. Nf6+ Bxf6 28. Qxf6 Qg7 29. Qxg7+ Kxg7 30. Bd3 b5 31. axb5 axb5 32. Bg5 Rg8 33. Rf2 e4 34. Bf1 Nf7 35. Bf6+ Kg6 36. Bd4 Ng5 37. h4 Nh7 38. g3 b4 39. Bg2 b3 40. c3 Kh5 41. Kh2 Rbf8 42. Rdf1 Rxf2 43. Rxf2 Rf8 44. Rxf8 Nxf8 45. Kh3 Nd7 46. g4+ Kg6 47. h5+ Kg5 48. Kg3 Bc6 49. Bf1 Bd5 50. Be3+ Kf6 51. g5+ Ke5 52. Bf4+ Kf5 53. Bh3# 1-0