UTU Results Service

The new UTU Results Service available freely to all registered users of UTU Swiss.

Background

UTU Results Service is a replacemanet for the old Tournament Director for Windows results service. The new service looks the same as the existing results service, but works in a completely different way.

The results for a tournament on UTU Swiss can be automatically sent to the UTU Results Service. When updates are to a tournament in UTU Swiss, they are automatically sent to the results service. So the tournament on the UTU Results Service will immediately reflect and changes or results entered in UTU Swiss.

Tournaments

To automatically publish a tournament to the results service. In UTU Swiss:

  • Make sure your computer is connected to the internet
  • On the File menu, check the 'Send details to the UTU Result Service', to turn on the facility to automatically send tournament details to the UTU results Service.
  • Open the tournament you want to send to the results service.
  • Update the tournament details, tick 'Display tournament on UTU Results Service'and the click on OK to save the details. Don't forget to read the UTU Results Service notes.
  • Now that the check box has been set, the tournament, all the players and results will be sent to the UTU Results Service.
  • Depending on the number of players in the tournament and the speed of your internet connection the tournament will be displayed on the UTU Results Service within a few minutes
  • All subsequent updates to the tournament, players and results will be instantly send to the UTU Results Service and will be visible on the UTU Results Service within minutes.

If you are using a metered internet connection (eg where you are charged for your data usage) you may wish to turn off the auto sending of data to the results service. To turn off automatically sending the data to the results service just untick the 'Send details to the UTU online result service' on the File menu.

Whenever UTU Swiss is opened, or when the 'Send details to the UTU online result service' is turned back on, the system will check for updates which have not been sent to the results service and send them to the service to catch up and keep the results service up to date.

Note: No tournaments on the Tournament Director Results Service have not been treansfered to the new UTU Results Service. If you want your old tournaments to appear on the new UTU Results Service you must mark them on UTU Swiss to be sent to the new results service.

First Time

The first time you run UTU Swiss after upgrading to Version 2, UTU Swiss will ask you if you want to send all your tournaments to the UTU Results Service.

If you say yes:

  • The system will mark all the tournaments, so they are sent to the results service
  • The catch up process will process each tournament, from the most recent to the oldest and send them to the results service. Depending on the number of tournaments this may take 30 to 60 mins to send all your tournaments to the results service
  • All tournaments created in the future will also be automatically send to the results service.

If you say no:

  • None of the existing tournaments will be sent to the results service
  • All tournaments created in the future will not be automatically sent to the results service
  • If you want to send a tournament to the results service, just tick the 'Send details to the UTU Results Service' option.

Free to all

The UTU Results Service can be used by anyone who wants to publish their tournament results to the internet for others to see. It is free to use and can be freely linked to from any website.

If you have any problems please contact me