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The Devon County Congress 2024

The Devon County Congress in 2024 is returning to the TLH Toorak Hotel in Torquay.

The Devon Bridge Association invite you to the annual Devon County Congress to be held at the TLH Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5JS on the weekend of Friday 12th - Sunday 14th April 2024.

The weekend includes a ten-match Green-pointed Swiss Pairs competition on the Friday and Saturday, and a seven-match Green-pointed Swiss Teams competition on the Sunday. The Saturday programme starts at 1pm to allow players to enjoy the attractions of Torquay in the morning.

The Hotel

The TLH Toorak Hotel is offering a special rate for those staying for both nights (from £126 b&b per person sharing twin room). Call 01803 400500 quoting the Booking ID 49951. For more details of the hotel prices and how to book, see the brochure HERE.

The Bridge Programme 2024

The programme is shown below. Timings of breaks and the end of play are approximate. The organisers reserve the right to make any necessary changes to the programme as a result of unforeseen circumstances.

Day Times Description
Green-pointed Swiss Pairs for the Torquay Congress Perpetual Trophy: Ten 7-board Matches
Friday 7.30pm to 10.30pm Session 1: Matches 1 - 3
Saturday 1pm to 5.15pm Session 2: Matches 4 - 7
Break with tea/coffee (included) after Match 5
  7.30pm to 10.30pm Session 3: Matches 8 - 10
Green-pointed Swiss Teams for the Torquay Congress Trophy: Seven 7-board Matches
Sunday 10.30 to 11am Welcome with refreshments available
  11am to 1.45pm

Session 1: Matches 1 - 3

  1.45pm to 2.30pm Break for lunch.
Pre-ordered sandwich & muffin platter available
(£30 per team pre-paid with bridge entry)
  2.30pm to 6.30pm

Session 2: Matches 4 - 7
Break for prize giving with tea/coffee after Match 5 (included) at approximately 4.15pm

Host & Tournament Director

Jeremy Child will be hosting the weekend, and Colin Simcox will be the Tournament Director.


There is no increase on 2023 prices for the Bridge.

Full Congress £58 per player
Pairs only £37 per player
Teams only £25 per player

See the entry form below to book.

The Holders


Swiss Pairs winners2024 Swiss Pairs winners: Tony Hill & Alan Wearmouth>

Swiss Teams winners2024 Swiss Teams winners: Tim Rees, Ceri Pierce, Ian Hamilton & Paul Denning