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 2012 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2012.11.11"] [Round "4"] [White "Aston, Philip A"] [Black "Brusey, Alan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C19"] [PlyCount "115"] [EventDate "2012.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2012.11.11"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Nf3 Nbc6 8. Bd3 Qa5 9. Bd2 Bd7 10. Qb1 c4 11. Bf1 f6 12. exf6 gxf6 13. g3 e5 14. Bg2 e4 15. Ng1 O-O-O 16. Qb2 Ng6 17. Rb1 b6 18. Ne2 h5 19. h4 Bg4 20. Nf4 Nxf4 21. Bxf4 Nxd4 22. O-O Ne2+ 23. Kh2 Qxc3 24. Qb5 Kb7 25. Be3 Nd4 26. Qc5 Nb3 27. cxb3 Qxb3 28. Qe7+ Rd7 29. Qxd7+ Bxd7 30. Rxb3 cxb3 31. Bd4 Rf8 32. Bh3 f5 33. Rc1 a5 34. Bf1 a4 35. Be2 b5 36. Bxh5 b4 37. Bb2 bxa3 38. Bxa3 f4 39. gxf4 Rxf4 40. Kg3 Rf6 41. Bb2 Ra6 42. Bf7 Ra5 43. Ba3 d4 44. Rc4 Rf5 45. Bg6 Rf3+ 46. Kg2 Bh3+ 47. Kg1 Rf4 48. Rxd4 Rg4+ 49. Kh2 Rxg6 50. Kxh3 Rb6 51. Bb2 Ra6 52. Ba3 Rb6 53. Rxa4 b2 54. Bxb2 Rxb2 55. Kg4 Kc6 56. Kg5 Kd5 57. Kg4 Ke6 58. Ra6+ 1/2-1/2