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.


For results and congress reports prior to 2011, please refer to our section on the Chess Devon website.

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 5 of the 2011 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2011.11.20"] [Round "5"] [White "Archer Lock, Christopher J"] [Black "Regis, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A00"] [PlyCount "24"] [EventDate "2011.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2011.11.19"] 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e4 Bb7 5. Bd3 f5 6. Qh5+ g6 7. Qe2 Nf6 8. Bg5 fxe4 9. Bxe4 Bxe4 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Qxe4 Nc6 12. Nf3 O-O 1/2-1/2