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 1 of the 2012 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2012.11.09"] [Round "1"] [White "Regis, David"] [Black "Stephenson, N."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A20"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2012.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2012.11.11"] 1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 2. g3 d6 3. Bg2 f5 4. d4 exd4 5. Qxd4 Nc6 6. Qd2 g6 7. b3 Bg7 8. Bb2 Bxb2 9. Qxb2 Qf6 10. Qxf6 Nxf6 11. Nc3 Bd7 12. Nh3 O-O-O 13. Nf4 Rde8 14. O-O-O g5 15. Nfd5 Nxd5 16. Bxd5 Nb4 17. Bf3 Bc6 18. Bxc6 Nxc6 19. Rhe1 1/2-1/2