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Balanced Round robin tournament schedule for 8 players

8 player
schedule
Match 1Match 2Match 3Match 4
Round 13 81 24 75 6
Round 27 36 41 58 2
Round 34 52 73 61 8
Round 48 75 36 24 1
Round 55 28 67 13 4
Round 62 43 15 86 7
Round 71 67 58 42 3

Note: Over the course of a balanced schedule everyone will play in every match place and on both sides of each match place.
No one will have unfair advantage due to repeated placement at a specific match place or side.
Because there is one less round than players, each player will be in one match place where they play on just one side.

A balanced schedule for 7 can be made by looking at the cyclic schedule and using Match 1 for those sitting out a round.

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modified: March 17, 2005