Because my forum was used rather seldom, I have stopped it and have replaced it with this FAQ page.
I receive many requests to Swiss manager and Chess-Results.com. Here I will publish questions of general interest.
1 How to import the national ratinglist?
It is possible to import a (national) ratinglist on basis of an Excelfiles. A sample Excel-file is available on my Homepage under
How to do (for Unicode):
How to do (for non Unicode):
2 Can I upload the tournament''s games to chess-results.com?
3 What is to do if a player retires during a round robin tournament?
4 Buchholz-Tie-Break Calculation
5 Entering Results for not paired players in a Single-Swiss System
6 Where can I find the Tie-Break 3 points for win, 1 point for a draw, 0 for loss?
7 On the ranking-list only the first Tie-Break is printed, on the screen all Tie-Breaks are shown.
8 Who is the "creator" of the Swiss-Manager file and where can I see him?
9 Does Swiss manager run on Tablet-PCs or Smart-Phones?
10 Where can I enter the installation code?
11 Where the language can be set/changed?
12 How to generate links to other tournaments?
13 How can the ranking lists of all rounds be enabled in Swiss tournaments?
14 How can tournaments be published on the own homepage?
15 Online registration
16 How to delete a tournament on chess-results.com?
17 How to download a Swiss-Manager File from chess-results.com?
18 What to do when tournaments overwrite each other on chess-results.com?
19 What to do, if the advertising is covered up the lists in the tournament archiv?
20 The tournament upload does not work again, after I have deleted it
21 What you need to know when uploading tournaments (with multiple groups) to chess-results.com?
22 How do I get a user / password for Chess-Results.com?