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

Archive of Previous Torbay Congresses

There is a considerable body of information on past Torbay Congresses on various hard drives and memory sticks. Over time, we hope to consolidate an archive of Congress reports and results on this website. To view what we have accumulated to-date, please click on one of the links below.


Click here to view Brendan O'Gorman's archive of photographs taken at Torbay Congresses.

There is a short history of the Torbay Congress written by Bob Jones on the Keverel Chess website.

A Game from Round 3 of the 2014 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2014.11.15"] [Round "3"] [White "Shaw, Meyrick"] [Black "Barton, R Alan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A00"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2014.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2014.11.15"] 1. d4 b6 2. e4 Bb7 3. Bd3 e6 4. Nf3 Ne7 5. O-O g6 6. c4 d6 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. Bf4 Nd7 9. Qd2 h6 10. Rfe1 g5 11. Be3 Ng6 12. d5 e5 13. Rec1 Nf6 14. b4 a6 15. c5 Bc8 16. cxb6 cxb6 17. b5 a5 18. Na4 Rb8 19. Nxb6 Bg4 20. Qxa5 Bxf3 21. gxf3 O-O 22. Qa7 g4 23. Be2 gxf3 24. Bxf3 Nh4 25. Bh1 Ng4 26. Nc4 Qf6 27. a4 Nf3+ 28. Kf1 Ngxh2+ 29. Ke2 Nd4+ 30. Kd3 Nb3 31. Qd7 Nxa1 32. Rxa1 Qh4 33. Rg1 Kh8 34. b6 Rbd8 35. Qf5 Bf6 36. Rg3 Nf1 37. Rh3 Nxe3 38. Nxe3 Qg5 39. a5 Ra8 40. Qxg5 Bxg5 41. Nc4 Rfd8 42. Bf3 Kg7 43. Bg4 Kf6 44. b7 Ra7 45. Bc8 1-0