B.4. Tournament systems

B.4. Tournament systems

B.4.1 Individual competitions shall be played according to one of the Swiss Pairing Systems accepted by the FIDE General Assembly. In case of inadequate number of teams registered for the tournament to play swiss system, the competition should be played according to round-robin system.

B.4.2 Team competitions shall be played according to the “Swiss System for Team Competitions” (chapter M). In case of inadequate number of teams registered for the tournament to play swiss system, the competition should be played according to round-robin system or combined system (see F.3.2.2).

B.4.3 Pairings shall be done by a computer programme that has been accepted by the FIDE General Assembly and the ECU Board. ECU defines the pairing computer programs for all the European Championships.