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Mitchell movements for 24/27/30 board sessions Suggested movements - Depending on the Club and time of day/evening, Club Duplicate events often have norms of either 24, 27 or 30 board sessions. To assist Directors quickly pick an optimum movement, here are 3 charts covering 7 -16 table sessions. 24 Board Movements
27 Board Movements
30 Board Movements
Movements for the club director Detailed commentary by Jan Peach, from the QBA web site, explaining Mitchells, Howells, Swiss Pairs, New England, Whist, Round Robin and Swiss Teams. Movements for the Club Director (PDF)
Movements where all play all Optiions to standard Mitchell movements where all play all opponents (PowerPoiint presentation) All Play All
General commentary on movements Reg Busch's Club Director course notes incluides a detailed section on Mitchell and Howell movements, Round Robin teams, Whist and New England teams movements Download PDF from QBA web site (77 pages)
Templates for movements Round Robin Teams draws for 9 - 24 tables, plus other movements, are available on the Compscore2 templates page Compscore3 Templates page
Teams movements from Nick Hughes 6 team stagger (5 x 5 boards)
6 - 14 table round robin draws
7 - 15 odd number rond robin draws
Whist movements for long sessions (28 - 32 boards)
Personal teams record sheets with IMPS 6 board matches (with WBF VPs)
8 board matches
9 board matches

36 board matches
Books and publications on movements There are some excellent books on Movements on our Publications page. ABDA Publications page