Questions tagged [tie-breaks]

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Was Carlsen disadvantaged by the Sonneborn-Berger tiebreak due to his high rating?

After Carlsen was excluded from the 2021 FIDE Rapid championship playoffs by the Sonneborn-Berger tiebreak, chess24 reported: He (Carlsen) criticized the rules, saying it would give his opponents an ...
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How is Buchholz score calculated in a Swiss tournament?

I would like to know how the Buchholz tiebreak system works, and how it is calculated, taking into consideration other factors such as bye, no show (default win), etc.
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