Round Robin variations
Round Robin Assistant, a scheduling app that offers a range of variants for you to explore. The Round Robin algorithm is widely used in various contexts, such as sports tournaments, to ensure that each participant takes turns playing against every other participant without playing against the same opponent twice, or partner if you play doubles. With Round Robin Assistant, you can discover different variants of this algorithm, each tailored to achieve specific goals or address particular constraints. Read on to explore the exciting possibilities that our app has to offer and discover which variant works best for your needs.
Round Robin - Singles
Every player plays against all other players one time. Use this variant when you have a group of individuals who will play against each other in a series of matches.
Round Robin - Teams
Every team plays against all other teams one time. Use this variant when you have several teams competing against each other in a tournament.
Round Robin - Doubles (random teams)
All players play together with all other players once, and the teams are randomly assigned. Use this variant when you have a group of players who will play doubles matches, and you want to ensure that each player gets a chance to play with and against everyone else.
Doubles unlimited (random teams)
Doesn't matter how many you are. Players can come and go. Eventual sit-outs are evenly distributed. As soon as your round is finished a new round is generated. Use this variant when you have a odd group of players that doesnt evently fit the courts available and want to ensure that everyone gets to play in a evenly distributed manner. Or use this alternative if you want players to be able to jump in or maybe leave in the middle of the tournament.
Mixed Round Robin - Doubles
The teams are drawn with a woman and a man in each team. Use this variant when you have both male and female players, and you want to ensure that each team has a mix of both genders.
Round Robin Mexicano
Mexicano is a variation of Kings Court where players are matched based on current rankings, resulting in more evenly matched games. Use this variant when you have a group of players with varying skill levels and want to ensure that matches are as evenly matched as possible.
The 1st player in the leaderboard will play together with the 3rd player against player number 2 and 4 etc down the leaderboard