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The information is hidden away in Standards of Chess Equipment and tournament venue for FIDE Tournaments section 13.4. 13.4. Buchholz System 13.4.1. The Buchholz System is the sum of the scores of each of the opponents of a player. 13.4.2. The Median Buchholz is the Buchholz reduced by the highest and the lowest scores of the opponents. 13.4.3. The ...


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One sure-fire way is for you to buy your own copy of Swiss Manager, the pairing software used in this particular case, and reproduce the tournament and then do the next round pairing once all the results are in. The light version of Swiss Manager, which you could use since there are fewer than 60 players, costs 75 euros. Alternatively you could try and do ...


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As for tournaments with swiss system, all computer programs are paid. That's why I decided to create a freeware program (REALLY free). Name of my program is VinczeSwiss. The VinczeSwiss program is available for download at: https://www.zzsvysocina.cz/download/vinswiss.htm In the package https://www.zzsvysocina.cz/download/vinswiss.zip, there is ...


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As actually worded the answer to the OP is two. As apparently intended, no number is sufficient in some cases. Generally you only need a very few to do fair pairings. Or as fair as is possible in a particular case. I used to be a TD before computers and all you need is cards with names/ratings and results so far, and a pencil. With a little bit of ...


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