The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
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Selected Games from the 2017 Torbay Chess Congress

Here are some selected games played in the 2017 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 from all 5 rounds of the 2017 Open as a single PGN file.

A Game from Round 4 of the 2016 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2016.11.13"] [Round "4"] [White "de Coverly, Roger"] [Black "Dilleigh, Stephen P"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D77"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2016.11.12"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2016.11.12"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 Nc6 8. Nxc4 Be6 9. Ne3 Qd6 10. b3 Rad8 11. Bb2 Qd7 12. Rc1 Nb4 13. a3 Nbd5 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 15. Qc2 Qb5 16. b4 c6 17. Rfe1 Be4 18. Qc5 Qxc5 19. Rxc5 Nd5 20. e3 Nb6 21. Ba1 Rd5 22. Nd2 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Rfd8 24. Nb3 R5d7 25. Rec1 a6 26. R5c2 Na4 27. Nc5 Nxc5 28. bxc5 e6 29. Bc3 Re8 30. f4 Bf6 31. Rb1 Bd8 32. Rcb2 Ree7 33. Kf3 f5 34. d5 Rxd5 35. Rxb7 Rxc5 36. Rxe7 Bxe7 37. Rb8+ Kf7 38. Bd4 Rb5 39. Rh8 Bxa3 40. Rxh7+ Kf8 41. Ra7 Bc5 42. Bxc5+ Rxc5 43. Rxa6 Kf7 44. Ra7+ Kf6 45. h3 e5 46. fxe5+ Kxe5 47. g4 fxg4+ 48. hxg4 Kf6 49. Kf4 Rc4+ 50. Kf3 g5 51. Rd7 Ke6 52. Rg7 Kf6 53. Rd7 1/2-1/2