Swiss Pairing

Tournament Director for Windows uses the ECF Swiss chess pairing system.

There are numerous different Swiss chess pairing methods. The main ones are:

The FIDE Swiss Pairing rules above are more up to date than those on the FIDE web site. These were provided to by the chairman of the FIDE Pairings committee. The rules on the FIDE web site do not include the latest revision.

Other pairings systems