Welcome to ChessManager

The World's Most Intuitive & Powerful Chess Pairing Software

If you're organizing a chess event, you need simple yet reliable chess pairing software. You need an easy-to-use program that lets you quickly organize both local tournaments and national championships. You need ChessManager!

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The Fastest Way to Organize and Manage Your Chess Tournaments

1. Create Your Tournament

ChessManager makes it easy to create your chess tournament with any pairing system (Round Robin, Swiss System, etc.) and any tie-break criteria (Progress, Buchholz, etc.). You can then share your tournament and spread the word to your peers.

2. Manage Your Players

With ChessManager, you can quickly and easily invite players by email or add them manually. Not only can players be added to your fully manageable starting list, but you can also add or remove players at any time during the tournament.

3. Pair Players

You can choose from standard systems like swiss or round-robin. You're also given the ability to manually edit pairings, thus giving you complete control over your tournament.

4. Evaluate Tournament Results

Players and viewers enjoy fast, real-time results during chess tournaments. Participants are then able to share results with their friends and peers.

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Trusted by Chess Arbiters Around the World

Intuitive and saves me so much time!

The program has a wide range of tie-breaks, and the ability to set filters significantly speeds up the preparation for the closing ceremony. A big advantage is the ability to use online payments when registering, and many players appreciate pairings sent via text message. This also speeds up getting to assigned chess boards, especially in large tournaments.

The entire service is very intuitive and saves a lot of time!

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Magdalena Judek
International Arbiter

Love the modern functionality

We had doubts about certifying the online application. After many months of testing, the committee unanimously approved the software as stable and meeting all FIDE requirements.

The intuitive interface and modern functions such as sending text messages with pairing have made ChessManager my favorite program for running individual chess tournaments.

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Maciej Cybulski
FIDE Systems of Pairings and
Programs Commission Chairman

Helped me organize over 60 tournaments

ChessManager is a universal program that facilitates the work of an arbiter from many devices, regardless of the operating system.

Within three years I have already held 66 local, provincial, and national chess tournaments with the help of ChessManager. They are all saved in my tournament tab, so you can use them at any time.

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Ulrich Jahr
International Arbiter

World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2021

I had the chance to use ChessManager during preparation for the World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2021 in Warsaw.

I found the interface to be very user friendly and intuitive. The rating lists are updated automatically every month and filtering players to award prizes in special categories only takes a few seconds.

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Tania Karali
European Chess Union
Secretary of Arbiters Council

ChessManager has saved me a lot of time

Using ChessManager has saved me a lot of time that would have otherwise gone into manual data entry. I love the fact that I can update tournament and/or player information while on the go using my phone or tablet instead of having to wait till I have access to my laptop as is the case with other pairings programs. The beautiful and intuitive design interface is the cherry on top.

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Paras Gudka
International Artbier
FIDE Developmental Instructor

I recommend it to all chess organizers and arbiters

Conducting a tournament in ChessManager is simple and intuitive.

I have been using it from the very beginning and have already carried out 200 tournaments of various ranks - from small club tournaments to city and regional championships.

In case of problems, the author offers quick technical support.

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Arkadiusz Korbal
FIDE Arbtier
Gryf Szczecin Chess Club

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