The Torbay Chess Congress
An annual congress held on the English Riviera
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Selected Games from the 2015 Torbay Chess Congress

Here are some selected games played in the 2015 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.

A Game from Round 3 of the 2016 Open
[Event "Torbay Open"] [Site "Torquay"] [Date "2016.11.12"] [Round "3"] [White "Cordner, David A"] [Black "Archer Lock, Christopher J"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A40"] [PlyCount "47"] [EventDate "2016.11.12"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] [EventCountry "ENG"] [SourceDate "2016.11.12"] 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. e4 Bb4 5. Bd3 f5 6. Qe2 Nf6 7. Bg5 fxe4 8. Bxe4 Bxe4 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Qxe4 Nc6 11. Nf3 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 O-O 13. O-O Qf4 14. Rfe1 Rae8 15. Qxf4 Rxf4 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. Rxe5 Ref8 18. f3 R8f5 19. Rxf5 Rxf5 20. Kf2 Kf7 21. Ke3 Rh5 22. Rh1 Ra5 23. Ra1 Rh5 24. Rh1 1/2-1/2