English Riviera Congress

Riviera Centre, Torquay, TQ2 5LZ, 29th June – 1st July 2018

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.

The Swiss Pairs is a stratified event.

Holders 2017

Swiss Pairs - Stefano Tommasini & Shahzaad Natt
Swiss Teams - Harry Anoyrkatis, Sally Anoyrkatis, Sam Anoyrkatis, Theo Anoyrkatis





Friday 29th June

2.00pm - 6.00pm

Swiss Teams (Four x7-board matches)

8.00pm - 11.00pm

Swiss Teams (Three x 7-board matches)

Saturday 30th June

11.00am - 1.45pm

Stratified Swiss Pairs (Three x 7-board matches)

2.15pm - 6.00pm

Stratified Swiss Pairs (Four x 7-board matches)

Sunday 1st July

11.00am - 4.30pm

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

Entry Fees


Full Congress



Swiss Teams



Stratified Swiss Pairs


Closing date for entries is 25th June 2018. 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

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