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*Julian D. A. Wiseman, June 2003*

This 5-player individual-pairs tournament design was last updated in June 2003.

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PDF (A4) | Schedule, in score-sheet, with running totals; Schedule by player; Blank score sheet, with running totals |

PDF (A3) | Schedule, in score-sheet, with running totals; Schedule by player; Blank score sheet, with running totals |

PDF (USL) | Schedule, in score-sheet, with running totals; Schedule by player; Blank score sheet, with running totals |

Text | Human-readable schedule, machine-readable schedule |

Also see the individual-pairs explanation and the links to designs for other numbers of players. |

Properties of this tournament design:

Bye i 1 C A+E:D+B 2 A B+C:E+D 3 B D+A:C+E 4 D E+B:A+C 5 E C+D:B+A |

This is an individual pairs for 5 players.

Each player partners each of the others exactly once.

Each player opposes each of the others exactly twice.

Each player opposes each of the others exactly once from the left and exactly once from the right.

Each player plays immediately before each of the others exactly once, and immediately after exactly once.

If players are ranked, from A the best to E the worst, this tournament has an unfairness measure of 9133.59375.

This design is unique, and based on the group of order 5.

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