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Hutton Pairing

Hutton pairing is a system of matching many teams while demanding only one game from each player taking part. It was devised in 1921 by a Scottish clergyman, George Dickson Hutton (1866 - 1929), and has been used regularly for correspondence team events and for matches where many teams assemble on one day, for this reason it is sometimes called "jamboree pairing".

The players in each team are ranked in order of strength and each player meets someone of similar ranking. When the number of teams is one more than the number of boards, each team meets every other team on one board only. Organisers use pairing tables which enable them to cope with any number of teams and any number of boards.


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Three Setups Repetition Rule

The server fully supports this special rule and players can claim a draw according to this rule.
In this case two equal signs have to be written at the end of the move.

If the claim is correct, the game ends in draw immediately.
If the claim in incorrect, the game continues and a draw offer will be available for the opponent that she can accept, if she wants to. This feature has been created to be in accordance with the official FIDE rules.
 
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