Swiss tournament


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Swiss tournament

n
(General Sporting Terms) (in certain games and sports) a tournament system in which players are paired in each round according to the scores they then have, playing a new opponent each time. More players can take part than in an all-play-all tournament of the same duration
[named from a chess tournament held in Zürich in 1895]
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Some 38 players took part in the seven-round Swiss tournament.
The winner of the nine round Swiss tournament takes home $13,000.
Entry fee is pounds 5 and the competition is a nine-round Swiss tournament, each game obviously lasting a maximum of 10 minutes.
We won the Swiss tournament with a group of 13 which is fantastic when you consider teams like France, Portugal and Russia travelled with up to 60 members.
TIM HENMAN stormed past local favorite Roger Federer in straight sets to win the Davidoff Swiss tournament yesterday - and put it down to: "Sheer hard work.
Sarhan Hassan Al Muaini, president of the UAE Chess Federation, officially opened the nine-round Swiss tournament accompanied by Ahmad Khalifa Al Thani, secretary-general of the Arab Chess Federation and vice-president of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club, and Jamal Al Abdoli, secretary-general of the club.
Greg Eagleton is the current junior club champion, beating Rachita Puri in the last round of a Swiss tournament.
As well as league chess, themed opening tournaments will be organised this season, plus the usual Summer 7-round Swiss Tournament.
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