Terms and Conditions

Tournament Director for Windows
Copyright (C) 2001-09
All Rights Reserved

License Agreement

You should carefully read the following terms and conditions before using this software. Your use of this software indicates your acceptance of this license agreement and warranty.

Registered Version

One registered copy of Tournament Director for Windows may be used by a single person who uses the software personally on one or more computers.

The registered version of Tournament Director for Windows may be used to administrate an unlimited number of chess tournaments. No registered user, nor anyone else, may alter or modify the Tournament Director for Windows files or documentation. You cannot give anyone else permission to modify the software.

Bug Fixes & New Releases

For Registered versions:

  • Bug fixes are provided free of charge.
  • Minor updates releases are provided at minimum cost, to cover cost and time of fixing, copying and distribution.
  • Major releases will be charged at a commercial rate, depending on your current version and package. A schedule of upgrade prices will be published with each major release.

Support for old versions will be phased out as new versions are released.

Disclaimer of Warranty

THIS SOFTWARE AND THE ACCOMPANYING FILES ARE SOLD "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES AS TO PERFORMANCE OF MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. In particular, there is no warranty for the accuracy of the opponent pairing algorithm or performance grade calculations (There are too many Swiss pairing variations developed by individual organisers to guarantee that Tournament Director for Windows will satisfy all organisers everywhere. Tournament Director for Windows developers have made reasonable efforts to develop an accurate pairing algorithm based on common practice and president, and will continue to make reasonable efforts to improve the algorithm). Because of the various hardware and software environments into which Tournament Director for Windows may be put, NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IS OFFERED.

Good data processing procedure dictates that any program be thoroughly tested with non-critical data before relying on it. When ever using Tournament Director for Windows to organise a tournament it is strongly recommended that the organise is able to revert to a manual process in the unlikely case of a failure. The user must assume the entire risk of using the program. ANY LIABILITY OF THE SELLER WILL BE LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO PRODUCT REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF PURCHASE PRICE.

Trial Version

This is not free software. Subject to these terms, you are hereby licensed to use this software for evaluation purposes without charge for a period of 14 days (or 30 uses). If you use this software after the evaluation period, a registration fee is required. When payment is received, you will be sent a registration key for your copy of the latest version of Tournament Director for Windows.

Unregistered use of Tournament Director for Windows after the 14 day evaluation period is in violation of UK and international copyright laws.


You are specifically prohibited from charging, or requesting donations, for any copies of Tournament Director for Windows and associated files and documentation, however made; and from distributing the software and/or documentation with other products (commercial or otherwise) without prior written permission.

Governing Law

This agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales