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Subject: Re: Strange pairings for round 9

Author: Andrew Dados

Date: 10:35:16 10/26/02

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On October 26, 2002 at 12:39:19, John Merlino wrote:

>On October 26, 2002 at 12:15:43, Andrew Dados wrote:
>>Why Insomniac is paired with last one? Isn't it supposed to play Warp, which has
>>4 pts? I assume it is swiss tourn...
>These kinds of things can happen when you take into account colors. Both Warp
>and Insomniac have played White and Black an even number of times, it's true.
>But both played Black last round, so I guess the algorithm tried to find a way
>that both could play White this round. This is not an uncommon occurrence.

One may try to pair such a small tourn by hand since pairing software is really
bad for swiss tourns with few participants.

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