Article by How-Hie Ling (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I came up with the following scheme in 1982 for generating pairings for for N players in a round robin competition. It has been used in some regional football competitions.
The scheme works as follows:
Here is a simple example for 4 players. The rows of numbers are the result of applying steps 1 to 4. The rainbows at the top are the pairing operators (step 5).
Reading out the pairing gives:
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