New in version 9
Download a free evaluation copy of the latest version of SwissSys from the downloads page. The much-anticipated version 9 represents
continued advances over previous releases. Here are some highlights.
New charts and tools
Multi-purpose mode: See wall chart, standings,
and pairings all at once.
Improved Round Robin chart and printouts.
Support for newer USCF rating report format, including color information.
certification forms for players to sign at the end of their games.
Option to include color in standings for a complete and concise
A SwissSys tips dialog optionally listing advice from experienced users at startup.
withdrawn player names in gray.
Completely revised and improved Fide pairings (Fide certification pending).
New tie breaks: Koya and Buchholtz
Improvements in viewing and entering data.
Board manager to handle board numbers across
Foolproof result editing with just a double-click on the chart.
Pair all sections at once.
Improved registration rules
to keep tabs on who goes into which section.
A command to make name formats uniform for a more polished look.
Replacement player list
easier to use.
Customizeable choices for player info in pair chart
Customize messages for bye players. (E.g. “Have a donut”).
Database Wizard to make database management much more automatic.
Support of a primary and secondary database for easier data
Merge USCF databases in one that holds all three ratings: regular, quick, and blitz.
Import an entire database putting all
players in their proper sections at once.
New ways to view information
Display all pairings.
“Tournament at a glance” listing to show
the state of all sections.
Load extra player details from a club list without overwriting player data. Allows you to keep a list of
family or club members who you regularly want to avoid pairing against one another.
Grey out withdrawn players to see quickly who
is still playing.
New pairing styles
1 vs 2 pairing style. Cut down on grandmaster draws with this option.
New fixed-roster team style:
“Teams-only”. Simpler for when you don’t need individual games recorded.
Improvements to prizes
Prizes based on percentage of a total.
Set any number of guaranteed place prizes.
And hundreds of other little touches, most suggested by TD’s like you.