Generic schedulers for competitions

competitions, schedules, roundrobin
pip install competitions-scheduler==0.2.5.post2


Generic schedulers for competitions

The goal of this package is to provide high-quality, randomized schedule generators for competitions, particularly leagues. The schedulers generate lists of rounds for competitions when provided a list of teams or a team count.

Right now, this library supports schedule generation for pure round-robin competitions. While special wrappers are provided for round-robin leagues with between 1 and 4 meetings between teams, competitions with more meetings are possible.

There will be a v0.3, but I don't know what should be in it. Should I clone scheduling formulas from real sports leagues? Do you want knockout cups, playoffs, or more predictable round-robin scheduling? I won't know unless you tell me. Open feature requests on this project's GitHub repo and tell me what you want to see in version 0.3!

Changes in v0.2

  • Standard round-robin schedulers for leagues with odd numbers of meetings.

Later changes in the v0.2 series

  • v0.2.1 added tests for higher-level round-robin schedules.
  • v0.2.2 and v0.2.3 added additional tests.
  • v0.2.4 rewrote the odd-numbered matrix generation and even-numbered match generation tests.
  • v0.2.5 rewrote the odd-numbered match generation test.

Changes in v0.1

  • Even-numbered standard round-robin schedulers.
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