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The download-file basically is the full versions. But only with the correct installation code, which the customer receives If he buys the program he can use it as light or full version. Otherwise, the program can used as a Demo version.

Download Swiss-Manager Unicode-Version and manual

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Older handbooks (not recommended to use)

Download Rating-Lists

  • The FIDE-ratinglist can easy updated with the menue item "internet/Update FIDE-ratinglist" direct from the FIDE homepage.
  • Tip: It is possible to import a (national) ratinglist on basis of an Excelfiles. A sample Excel-file is available on my Homepage under http://swiss-manager.at/unload/NationalRatings.xls. Further information in sheet "help" in the sample-File.

Changes of the Unicode Version 2018

  • In "FIDE Data Export TRF16" in Key 112 is now output the deputy arbiters and the "normal" arbiters. (23.07.2018)
  • New Sheet "Arbiter" in the tournament form. Here you can enter the fields "Chief Arbiter", "Deputy Chief Arbiter" and "Arbiter" using the FIDE-rating-List.
    Important: If the option "Only search for arbiters (IA, FA) in FIDE list" is used, the FIDE list must be re-imported. (08.07.2018)
  • New Field "Deputy Chief Arbiter" in the tournament form. (08.07.2018)
  • Bugfixing in the new installation process. (17.06.2018)
  • The installation can be done with or without SSL. (16.06.2018)
  • Important:
    For the installation (input of the installation code) an active internet connection is now necessary.

    Due to the change, it is unfortunately necessary to enter the code once. Sorry. (15.06.2018)
  • Bugfixing: Rarely, the normal pairing was done with the Baku Accelation mode. (14.05.2018)
  • Bugfixing of option 1.21 in the FIDE title norm list (26.03.2018)
  • Bugfixing: Import of rating-lists (20.03.2018)
  • Increased the maximum number of participants to 2,000 for team tournaments (19.03.2018)
  • If a ratinglist has an invalid format, it will be deleted." (07.03.2018)
  • Slovenian manual available. Many thanks to Boris Žlender. (07.03.2018)
  • New menu item "Rating lists/Update SLO rating list" (21.02.2018)
  • New menu item "Other/Rtg admin. file RSA" (21.02.2018)
  • Problems with the upload (in rare cases) fixed (19.02.2018)
  • New menu item "Internet/Download tournament from chess-results.com". The creator of the tournament can download the original file, all other users get the file without the birth date (because of the new General Data Protection Regulation coming in May). (16.02.2018)
  • The player performance list and board list can now be uploaded on chess-results.com, if the option "Upload/display on chess-results.com" is selected, when the list is called. (16.02.2018)
  • The Standard Lists on chess-results.com ("The best player" and "The best player per board") according Points and according percent are now not active by default. They can be activated with "Internet/Customize lists at chess-results.com". (16.02.2018)
  • Preparation for uploading the board list and player performance list on chess-results.com. (Only for team-tournaments available) (11.02.2018)

    Important Update on 03.02.2018

  • Implement of the new Swiss-Pairing rules from July 2017
  • Including the Baku Acceleration mode
  • Build Number changed from 12.0.0.295 to 13.0.0.12
  • New menu item "Other / FIDE Daten Export TRF16
  • New checkbox "C.04.5.1 Baku Acceleration" in the Form "Accelerated System Parameters"
  • New checkbox "Apply the FIDE-rules for the Swiss-System tournaments from July 2017" in the tournament form in sheet "other". The checkbox is selected by default (only relevant for single Swiss-System tournaments) and can only changed/unselected before pairing the first round. It is strongly recommended not to unselect the checkbox.
  • if the checkbox is selected then
    • JaVaFo pairing engine is mandatory.
    • Automatic sort of the starting rang before pairing round 4 if Accelerated System is used and a new player is entered.
    • Only pairings of the current round can be changed with menu "Pairings / Set new player..."
    • Warning if a not paired player gets 1 point.
    • The points of the PAB (Pairing-Allocated Bye) are all rounds the same.
    • The Option "Pair according to tiebreak, not start rank" is disabled.
    • Sorting/Display of the starting rank (6 radio button) can only be changed before round 1 is paired.
  • The option "Apply the FIDE-rules for the Swiss-System tournaments from July 2017" is enable if a tournament is load which is saved with build < 13.0.0.0 Exception: if the results for the bye are entered every round or the pairing is according the rank instead of startrank
  • If the pairing mode (1/0.5/0 , 3/1/0) is changed after round 1 then the pairings from round 2 are deleted
  • The field "Points for the bye player" in the tournament dialog in sheet "General" can be changed including the round with where the first bye occurs.
  • The option "Allow input of special results (0:0, ½:0, 0:½, 1U:0U, ½:½U, 0U:1U)." in the tournament form in sheet "other" is seleted by default.
    The option can be disabled, then all not paired players (excluded the PAB (Pairing-Allocated Bye)) get no color and 0 points.
  • The option "Enter results for excluded players/teams (0 as default)" in the tournament form in sheet "other" is seleted by default.
    If a result is different from 0, then the option is disabled.
  • The Option "Accelerated System" in the pairing option can only be changed (enabled/disabled) in the first round.
  • The Option "Pair according to tiebreak, not start rank" is disabled if using "JaVaFo Pairing engine".
  • No manual sort after round 4.

  • Bugfixing: Import FIDE-rating list for player with name-length > 32 characters. The FIDE list must be re-imported. Maybe other rating-lists too. (31.01.2018)
  • Adaptations for the FIDE-endorsement of the July rules (25.01.2018)
  • Fall-back-Solution: If JaVaFo fails, then the Swiss-Manager engine is enabled. (25.01.2018)
  • Small Adaptations for the FIDE-endorsement of the July rules (04.01.2018)
  • Bugfixing import Rapid FIDE-rating list (Arrayoverflow).(01.01.2018)

Changes of the Unicode Version 2017

  • Adaptations for the FIDE-endorsement of the July rules (17.12.2017)
  • Adaptations at the CAN ratinglist. (26.10.2017)
  • Bugfixing for new results: 1:0U, ½:½U, 0:1U. (24.07.2017)
  • Bugfixing: Wrong message when entering result 1:0. (14.07.2017)
  • New results: 1:0U, ½:½U, 0:1U for results with less than one move. (12.07.2017)
  • Change of the country code of Lebanon from LIB ==> LBN. (21.06.2017)
  • Bugfixing import RSA-ratinglist (Arrayoverflow). (31.05.2017)
  • New-Menu-Item "Other / Rtg. admin. file RUS." (03.05.2017)
  • Bugfixing. In some cases in the list "Title confirmation for one player" the average rating Ra was wrong. (09.04.2017)
  • New Menu-items "Rating lists/Update RUS (CRR) standard rating list","Rating lists/Update RUS (CRR) rapid rating list""Rating lists/Update RUS (CRR) blitz rating list" (10.02.2017)
  • Change of the links for the Uni-Code RUS-rating lists (20.01.2017)
  • Expansion of the additional ratinglists from 80.000 to 100.000 players. (07.01.2017)

Changes of the Unicode Version 2016

  • Bugfixing. The option "Accelerated Pairings" was no working. (07.12.2016)
  • Bugfixing: In some cases there was a "Bereichsüberlauf" (overflow) in the player input form only in team-tournaments. (11.11.2016)
  • Bugfixing: In some cases, the message 38 was not displayed during program exit (save tournament data) although data was changed. (04.11.2016)
  • New-Menu-Item "Specials / Rtg. admin. file BEL. (01.11.2016)
  • "Accelerated Pairings" activated for pairing with JaVaFo-engine. (21.10.2016)
  • Change of the federation code of Singapore from SIN to SGP (30.09.2016)
  • Bugfixing assigning fixed boards, if the option "Offset board in pairing list" is set. (30.09.2016)
  • Correction from 24.9. (25.09.2016)
  • Bugfixing importing field "date of birth" from Text Files. (24.09.2016)
  • Bugfixing because of overflow during import of the FIDE-rapid-list. If you have problem to start Swiss-Manager please hold the Shift key during Start (02.09.2016)
  • New Tie Break: [71] Berlin System for Team-Tournaments. (15.08.2016)
  • New Menu-item "Rating lists/Update URU" (30.07.2016)
  • 2 new check-boxes in the Player-Input-form for Swiss-System-tournaments : "check presence of players" and Spieler Anwesenheit prüfen" und "Show not present players". If this function is used, not present players are not paired. (30.07.2016)
  • New Menu-items "Rating lists/Update RUS standard rating list","Rating lists/Update RUS rapid rating list""Rating lists/Update RUS blitz rating list" (10.06.2016)
  • Upgrade of the software development environment from Delphi XE5 to Delphi 10 Seattle. (25.04.2016)
  • Bugfixing, if a fixed board is assign in an single-swiss-system-tournament. (11.03.2016)
  • Bugfixing in Tie Break 11 (Direct Encounter). (04.02.2016)
  • Bugfixing of the FIDE-Title-Norm-list, Rule 1.43e. (29.01.2016)
  • Rating list RUS changed to ORR (20.01.2016)
  • For all tournaments from India the State must be selected before upload to chess-reuslts.com. (20.01.2016)
  • Translation into Chinese. Many thanks to He Guigang. (15.01.2016)
  • Bugfixing of the checklist (Downfloater). (07.01.2016)
  • New option "Creating a backup-file after pairing a round" in the option dialog for Swiss-System tournaments. (06.01.2016)