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HOW SWIPS MAKES CHESS TOURNAMENTS EASIER?

SAVES TIME

Quick publishing of propositions and effective player management.

SIMPLIFIES REGISTRATION

Players can find nearby tournaments and register by few clicks.

CHANGES IN REAL-TIME

Every change made by organiser is immediately available on any device.

PLAYS BY FIDE RULES

SWIPS is developed by FIDE standards, including pairing system and exports.

HERE ARE SOME SWIPS MOVES

ORGANISER

1. CREATE PROPOSITIONS

Create tournament with basic information and automatically export propositions.

2. PUBLISH TOURNAMENT

Add other information about tournament and publish tournament for players to register.

3. MANAGE TOURNAMENT

Complex player management and pairing system used by FIDE, all in one place.

4. PUBLISH RESULTS

Finish your tournament by publishing results, create exports for FIDE or upload photos from tournament.

PLAYER

1. FIND SUITABLE TOURNAMENT

Easy way to explore tournaments of your interest and get more information.

2. REGISTER TO TOURNAMENT

After finding appropriate tournament sign in only by few clicks.

3. GET RESULTS IMMEDIATELY

You can see every result filled by organiser on your device with no waiting. Every information is up to date.

4. ANALYSE YOUR GAME

Find everything about tournament you have attended, your games, track your ELO and more...

CONTACT & FAQ

How do I create new tournament?

You can create new tournament here. "New tournament" button is located in the left menu on Tournaments screen.

Do you have any references? Where was your software tested?

All tournaments organised by SWIPS are stated here. Some of the tournaments were organised by ourself, few of them were co-organised by Ladislav Šipeky. At this moment we cooperate with Mr. Zelnický, who is organising European Amateur Chess Championship 2016. We are also in touch with international chess organisation FIDE. At FIDE congress 2016 SWIPS will be endorsed by them. SWIPS helped organise several tournaments in north, south America and Asia.

Who we are and what is our goal?

Our team has 7 members. For example Matej Liskovec who is certified chess referee or Ľubomír Vnenk who is professional chess player. We are working on SWIPS for two years now and we won students competition TP Cup 2015. Our main goal is to make organisation of chess tournaments more intuitive and easy to manage. Beside that SWIPS offers simple tournament registration and immediate results publishing. In case of any question do not hesitate to contact us.

Is SWIPS endorsed by FIDE?

SWIPS is in endorsement process which will end in september 2016.

Is usage of SWIPS free?

SWIPS will always be free in basic version for small tournaments.

What to do in case of no internet connection?

In the future we plan adjust SWIPS to offline usage. For now we recommend to use mobile internet. SWIPS is designed to work on mobile platforms. Also entering results by mobile is very comfortable.

Is there any test action to learn about the application before organising tournament?

Yes, one of the options is uncheck checkbox "Publish tournament". In this case the tournament is visible only for you and people which have specific tournament URL.

Is there any hot-line in case of problems?

Yes, we are online and ready to solve potential problems. You can mail us at info@swips.sk or send message at Facebook. We also check the dates of tournaments and during them we are trying to be available for help. In case of any incident you can contact us on phone +421 949 062 178.

Is it possible to publish results at chess-results.com?

Yes, SWIPS enables to export TRF file which you can import to Swiss Manager.

How SWIPS count tiebreaks?

We are preparing article on this subject. More information about tiebreak you can find here.

Have you tried SWIPS and something is missing or you have some idea of improvement? Do not hesitate and contact us. Your suggestions and opinions really matter to us. Help us make chess tournaments better.

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