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FIDE publish a list of such programs here. Currently there are 8 programs on the list varying in price from completely free (STOP), free on Linux (Vega), partially free (ChessManager) to 150 euros (Swiss Manager). Program - Author Vega - Luigi Forlano (ITA) SwissSys - Thad Suits (USA) SwissMaster - Royal Dutch Chess Federation (NED) Swiss-Manager - Heinz ...


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There are a couple of records of this sort in the relevant Wikipedia page. To quote: Thirteen players tied for first with 5–1 scores at the National Open held on March 17–19, 2000 in Las Vegas: grandmasters Jaan Ehlvest, Alexander Goldin, Alexander Baburin, Pavel Blatny, Eduard Gufeld, Yuri Shulman, Alex Yermolinsky, Gregory Kaidanov, Dmitry Gurevich, ...


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According to the website for the engine it was written by international arbiter Roberto Ricco: The author JaVaFo is authored and intellectually owned by Roberto Ricca, former programmer, International Arbiter and current Secretary of the FIDE Commission “Systems of Pairings and Programs” (SPPC), formerly known as “Swiss Pairings Programs”. The name The name ...


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Assume a 9 round Swiss tournament with 2^9 players, White always wins. Will the pairing computer (definitely not super quantum) go berserk? Thank you for clarifying the difference between NA (National Arbiter) exam you took in Germany and the full FA (FIDE Arbiter) exam. This kind of stuff is covered in the FA exam. The program won't go berserk. Here is the ...


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If you are looking for an easy-to-use, FIDE-approved online platform, take a look at ChessManager.


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What are those rules? The rules are defined in the FIDE document C.04.1 Basic rules for Swiss Systems. C.04.1 Basic rules for Swiss Systems The following rules are valid for each Swiss system unless explicitly stated otherwise. a The number of rounds to be played is declared beforehand. b Two players shall not play against each other more than once. c ...


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According to definition A.2 the player rank changes dynamically, round after round No, I don't think you fully understand what is going on. During the pairing process for a particular round in a given score group the ranking within a score group is fixed according to what the original ranking before the first round. A.2 Order For pairings purposes only, ...


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You can use Schachturnierorganisationsprogramm for Swiss-Tournaments. Since FIDE-Congress Abu Dhabi 2020 Schachturnierorganisationsprogramm is endorsed by the SPP-Commission. My program is open-source and free to use. Available languages are: German, English, French, Spanish, Bavarian, Italian and Portuguese. Download here.


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