The add or remove (plus or minus) table feature for optimal tournament flexibility – illustrated by a Mitchell tournament:
We believe flexibility is important for the overall ease of use and also for the benefit of the players – therefore, we have added a number of flexible features.
For example often clubs offers a walk-in tournament concept – meaning you as player do not need to sign up to play – you just arrive, sit at a table, and the tournament starts as planned with the correct dimensions.
To be able to start a walk-in tournament on time (on the second!) – we have developed a useful feature for ensuring the appropriate number of tables are ready at same second as needed.
In this example we will demonstrate how to start our “Unknown-sized Mitchell tournament” as we call our demo tournament on time.
First, we created a Mitchell tournament, with the number of rounds and boards per round we want to play. Say 3 boards a round, 8 rounds. Please notice the number of boards per round is fixed – if you want to have a flexible boards per rounds or change movement depending of the number of tables please see this feature – here
The number of tables will likely be about 9 to 12 and as it is easier to remove tables than to add them we created 12 tables as a starting point (removing a table will in effect just be to let the not used Bridge+More solutions be ready on the empty table. Therefore, we setup the tournament with 12 tables.
Then you setup the 12 dealer/tablets on the 12 tables, select the tournament and table, as you are used to and press Play.
You can do this in ample time and remember to inspect the “Game Live” panel to verify that all tablets and dealers are set correctly up and charged adequately. We’re now ready to go!
People come in and start sitting at the tables. They can register their names, and you have time to walk around and help them, in case they are not familiar with the Bridge+More solutions.