English Riviera Congress

Riviera Centre, Torquay, TQ2 5LZ, 30th June – 2nd July 2017

A summer congress at the fabulous Riviera Centre which overlooks the bay in Torquay, featuring a one-day Swiss Teams event on the Friday, followed by a two-day Swiss Pairs event on the Saturday and Sunday. Away from the table enjoy the beaches and harbours of the English Riviera, venture into Dartmoor, or visit some of the area's tourist attractions (see below).

All events are Level 4.

Holders 2016

Swiss Pairs - Michael Alishaw & Stephen Kennedy
Swiss Teams - Rob Lawy, Jim Grant, Stefan Lindfors, Andrew Thompson





Friday 30th June

2.00pm - 6.00pm

Swiss Teams (Four x7-board matches)

8.00pm - 11.00pm

Swiss Teams (Three x 7-board matches)

Saturday 1st July

11.00am - 1.45pm

Swiss Pairs (Three x 7-board matches)

2.15pm - 6.00pm

Swiss Pairs (Four x 7-board matches)

Sunday 2nd July

11.00am - 4.30pm

Swiss Pairs (Five x 7-board matches, including a short break)

Entry Fees


Full Congress



Swiss Teams



Swiss Pairs


Closing date for entries is 26th June 2017. Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance.

Master Points

All events are fully Green Pointed.


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Venue and Tariff

Riviera International Centre
Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5LZ,

For details on the how to get to this location please view the map. Their telephone number is 01803 299992.

Useful links for accommodation

Things to do in and around Torquay

Terms and Conditions