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A bye is a point allocated to a player in Swiss tournaments when he/she is not paired due to the number of players in the tournament being odd.

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How do I determine the bye player in a Swiss tournament?

The FIDE basic rules for Swiss systems mention: (c) Should the number of players to be paired be odd, one player is unpaired. This player receives a pairing-allocated bye: no opponent, no colour and ...