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

Some Past Players' Comments

Thought it was well run. I like the fact that I can relax in a hotel that faces the sea.
2018 Intermediate
This was my first Congress, and I found it a most enjoyable experience.
2018 Foundation
Excellent venue anď very well organised. Will certainly be back barring illness and many thanks to the organisers on a first class job
2019 Intermediate
Such a well run Congress. Well done to all the team that make it a firm favourite, and the web site is easy to to follow for us oldies. Thank you.
2018 Foundation

A Game from Round 2 of the 2011 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2011.11.19"] [Round "2"] [White "Carr, Neil L"] [Black "Webster, Richard J"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A25"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2011.11.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2011.11.19"] 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. a3 d6 6. b4 Be6 7. b5 Na5 8. Qa4 Nxc4 9. Bxb7 Nb6 10. Qa5 Ne7 11. Nf3 Rb8 12. Qxa7 Ned5 13. Bc6+ Kf8 14. Ng5 Nxc3 15. Nxe6+ fxe6 16. dxc3 e4 17. O-O Bxc3 18. Bg5 Qc8 19. Rac1 Be5 20. Bd7 Rb7 21. Qxb6 1-0