Online-brackets is an online system that allows you to run various tournaments online.
Starting with small single knockout up to large double knockout or round robin.
Key features include:
Just sign up and get started!
If you don't remember password just click 'Forgot password' link on login page
Follow the instructions to create a new one.
You can always contact as at firstname.lastname@example.org
Once logged-in, user is presented with current tournaments on the left and players on the right.
Click 'New Tournament' or 'New player' buttons to get started.
Click on tournament name to manage the tournament (update scores, players, etc)
Click on player name to edit the player.
After clicking 'New tournament' on main page, user is presented with general info screen.
Enter name, optional date and location and select format.
For round robin more options are requred:
After pressing 'Create tournament' button user is presented with manage tournament page.
This page is divided into four sections:
In order add player to tournament either add new one at the top or select one (few with ctrl or shift) from first column and press right arrow next to the column
To manage seeding, select players in the middle column and press right arrow next to it.
Seeding order is managed in the last column. To change seeding order click player and move up/down holding mouse button down (drag and drop)
To start the tournament click 'Make draw and start' button
Once tournament is created you can always change basic information (date, location, name) by pressing 'Edit tournament info' and change data on next page.
To share tournament with others (view only mode) provide them with public address which is available in two places:
More sharing options like facebook and tweeter are coming...
To change given match data just click the 'edit' icon above it:
It will make edit window appear
Automatic draw occurs in few places:
To add new tournaments ranking click 'New ranking' button at main page:
It will make create ranking window appear at the top of the screen.
After entering the name and submitting it will appear on the list below.
With list of rankings you can:
View the ranking by clicking the magnifying glass next to it.
Click ranking name to manage it (set ranking points and add/remove tournaments)
Delete by pressing delete button (tournaments won't be deleted)
To manage logos click 'My logos' in the top bar:
Manage logos page will appear
You can upload one USER logo that will appear next to your name in tournament view
You can upload multiple TOURNAMENT logos to your repository which can be later used in the tournament
To manage tournament logo click 'Manage logos' button in your tourmanent view
You will enter manage logo page
This page displays all tournament logos you uploaded in 'My logos' page. To select current tournament logo just select checkbox next to it.
If you want to allow people to register to your tournament select 'sign-up' option upon tournament creation
Once the tournament is created go to 'tournament info' section to specify the message that can be send when user signs up.
When you share the public url for your tournament (e.g. www.online-brackets.com/view/user/tournamentUser/1) viewers will see a 'signup' button.
Clicking this button will show them signup form.
As the tournament manager, you can use new 'Participants' button.
This leads to parcicipant management screen. Here you are presented with all pending confirmation and confirmed players.
After clicking the 'confirm button' a new window appears with confirmation options.
You can either:
Select venues from main dashboard menu
Create, edit or delete venue information.
Go to tournament info edit page and select required venue from available list.
Now users can see venue information on public tournament view page
Select 'Score update from mobile devices' option when creating or editing tournament
Right now available for brackets only, round robin coming soon.
To restrict access to only people you want to update given match, each match has a PIN code assigned.
All codes are generated when tournament is created.
In order to change the codes, go to 'Mobile PIN codes' section to update each code manually or click 'Generate codes for all matches' to assign random PIN codes for all the matches.
You can always check the PIN code on match update screen.
Players can update the scores by clicking 'Mobile score update' button.
They are presented with list of matches to select
After selecting the match they are aked for the PIN code.
When correct PIN code is provided, users can use +/- buttons to change the score or finish the match.