Changelog

Version: 2.6.0

05.12.2022
New Features

New Features

  • We are excited to announce the launch of our new Live Result Pages feature! Now, you can easily create a public page on live.kickertool.de for your tournaments, so players can access all the information they need directly from their mobile phone. You can even use this feature to share the tournament progress with your audience in a Twitch stream, or even post results on your social media! With Live Result Pages, you can take your tournaments to the next level. Try it out now! (This text was generated by an AI. 🤯)

Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed a bug where the standings table on the external display would stop scrolling.

Version: 2.5.4

11.11.2022
Improvements

Improvements

  • The option "Draw" can now be changed in a running tournament.
  • If "Draw" is selected during tournament creation, a close match with one point difference can no longer be selected
  • There are now better error messages in the registration process
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • When creating a elimination tournament, the bye rating option is not shown anymore.
  • The full screen button now hides the sidebar and header correctly.

Version: 2.5.3

07.11.2022
Improvements

Improvements

  • The DTFB player category and license is now shown in the search results.
  • Improved Italian translation (Thanks to Alen)
  • Improved Chinese Translation (Thanks to Jack)
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Sport-XMl export now exports final rounds correctly.

Version: 2.5.2

04.11.2022
New Features

New Features

  • Added a Connection to the DTFB player database. The access can be requested at the DTFB.
  • Teams can now be created as a double of two separate players.
Improvements

Improvements

  • The table no longer scrolls when the names are too long. Instead the names are now truncated.
  • The main column of the table is now highlighted
  • Better truncation of long player names in teams
  • In group assignment, dragging now works on the entire row

Version: 2.5.0

28.09.2022
New Features

New Features

  • In addition to the .ktool format, a JSON can now also be exported. This is more suitable for further processing in other programs.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • In certain combinations with unbalanced groups, it was not possible to start a elimination round.

Version: 2.4.8

23.08.2022
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • There was a bug where sometimes in the first round no participants could be added.

Version: 2.4.7

20.08.2022
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed startup crash on M1 Macs

Version: 2.4.6

17.08.2022
Improvements

Improvements

  • Nothing to see yet but there are some features in the making.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Standings Table configuration is now saved correctly

Version: 2.4.4

07.05.2022
Improvements

Improvements

  • Tables can now be changed even if the match has already been announced.

Version: 2.4.3

02.05.2022
New Features

New Features

  • Added printing options to elimination table
  • Improved printing dialog
  • Qualification and elimination are now shown as different result tables
Improvements

Improvements

  • Assign free participants to groups, will not shuffle already assigned participants
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • After adding a new player to a long running MonsterDYP tournament, it took a long time until the player was assigned to a match
  • Fixed some problems with player editing in DYP modes

Version: 2.3.3

25.04.2022
New Features

New Features

  • Print round. It is now possible to print an overview with all matches of a round.
Improvements

Improvements

  • Better print dialog for multiple elimination trees
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • There was an issue loading elimination and double elimination tournaments

Version: 2.3.0

20.04.2022
Improvements

Improvements

  • The seeding of the elimination phase from a qualification with several groups has been improved. ( Although there is still some room for improvement here.)
  • Players can now no longer be deleted from a elimination stage, as this has caused frequent problems. However, this feature will return in the future.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • After starting the knockout stage, all matches were added to the qualification table.
  • On the results page, the icons for the tournament modes were not displayed correctly.
Information

Information

  • The data structure of saved tournaments has been changed. Among other things, the calculated values of the standings are no longer included. If you need these values for further processing, please contact us.

Version: 2.2.12

16.02.2022
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • In some cases, a certain sequence of actions could prevent a tournament from opening.

Version: 2.2.11

09.02.2022
Improvements

Improvements

  • Updated some internal libraries so that the sync still works after the backend update.

Version: 2.2.3

21.07.2021
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The score entry in elimination view had scroll bars and other weird bugs that are hopefully all gone now.

Version: 2.2.2

05.07.2021
Improvements

Improvements

  • Maintenance and update of external dependencies
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The sync function had a little hiccup.

Version: 2.2.1

09.03.2021
New Features

New Features

  • Printing: The current matches and table can now be exported as PDF or directly printed.
  • Last Woman Standing: If players are added to the tournament later, it is now possible to select how many lives they should receive.
  • Offline functionality in the browser. The Kickertool can now be used offline in the browser.
Improvements

Improvements

  • New app icon.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The External View now also works in Safari.

Version: 2.1.0

02.11.2020
Improvements

Improvements

  • MonsterDYP: Newly added players are now called out with priority.
  • MonsterDYP: At "point average (fair)" the penalty score is now also removed if the number of matches (of the player) exceeds 75% of the number of participants.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • In long-running MonsterDYP tournaments, with many entries and exits, it could happen that players were not called out for a long time.
  • If multiple players were added to a tournament, they were not displayed correctly in the left list.
  • In External View, the table was not scrolled all the way down.

Version: 2.0.2

26.10.2020
Improvements

Improvements

  • Notarized macOS app to prevent warning during first start after downloading
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed importing of some Kickertool 1 tournaments. If you run into problems: try to remove end import them again.
Information

Information

  • Version 2 is finally released! Well, after 3 years it was about time...

Version: 2.0.0-beta21

18.10.2020
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The login didn't work anymore.
  • In the "Lord Have Mercy" Elimination incomplete matches were scheduled.

Version: 2.0.0-beta20

05.09.2020
New Features

New Features

  • Lord Have Mercy' Elimination. After a MonsterDYP or other single player mode, a Lord Have Mercy Elimination can now be played. In each round, the winners are shuffled to form new teams. Thanks to Rikko for the name!
Improvements

Improvements

  • Lots of internal updates.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Due to rounding errors when calculating the Buchholz number, sometimes the table was not sorted correctly.

Version: 2.0.0-beta19

05.05.2020
Improvements

Improvements

  • Deactivated players are now shown as deactivated in the match-list of DYP tournaments
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Players could no longer be edited in MonsterDYP because only the teams were displayed

Version: 2.0.0-beta18

20.04.2020
New Features

New Features

  • Last (Wo-)Man Standing for teams and single player.
Improvements

Improvements

  • Update to Angular 9
  • Many small performance enhancements
  • Settings re-sorted. (Winning sets are now under the point settings.)

Version: 2.0.0-beta17

12.03.2020
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Draw could not be displayed as a column in the table

Version: 2.0.0-beta16

01.03.2020
Improvements

Improvements

  • If a participant is deleted during a tournament, the matches are no longer hidden.
  • The number of draws can now be displayed in the table.
  • Internal Updates
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Sometimes it was not possible to create a elimination round with several elimination trees after Qualification.

Version: 2.0.0-beta15

29.06.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • Internal Updates
Information

Information

  • This version is only available for download.

Version: 2.0.0-beta14

29.06.2019
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Elimination tournaments with exactly one bye could not be created.

Version: 2.0.0-beta13

11.06.2019
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Tournaments were no longer loaded in the offline versions of the Kickertool.
Information

Information

  • This version is only available for download.

Version: 2.0.0-beta12

10.06.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • The handling when creating KO tournaments has been improved. It is now easier to assign participants to certain positions in the tree.
Information

Information

  • Tournaments from possibly installed alpha versions are no longer imported automatically.

Version: 2.0.0-beta11

08.05.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • Deactivated participants will no longer be included in the elimination round.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • After activating a table, the table number was no longer displayed correctly.

Version: 2.0.0-beta10

27.04.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • MonsterDYP: We have reworked the algorithm a lot and now equal pairings should occur less frequently. We are happy to hear if it works for you!
  • Last Man Standing: The table is now sorted by default by remaining life and then by number of matches.
  • External View: The current matches are now sorted by table number.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • External display: KO names are now displayed.
  • External display: In MonsterDYP the values in the table are now displayed without three points.
  • Ctrl+f now no longer enters open matches.
  • Improved import from version 0.9

Version: 2.0.0-beta9

02.04.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • Forgot your password? Now there's a way to reset it.

Version: 2.0.0-beta8

19.03.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • Better performance with external displays
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed auto updater for offline versions
  • Fixed elimination rounds with multiple winning sets in table
Information

Information

  • Due to a bug in the auto updater library, old versions can no longer be updated automatically. Please download the current version manually. Sorry...

Version: 2.0.0-beta7

01.02.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • Better group selection in tournament view with more than 6 groups.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • In the elimination round, it was not possible to enter results if more than one winning set was selected and draw was activated in the qualifying round.

Version: 2.0.0-beta6

27.01.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • Removed "Missing your Tournaments?" info.
  • Swiss system: All rounds can now be created, so that at the end everyone plays against everyone.
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Removed some unnecessary network traffic in elimination tournaments.
  • Fixed some internal errors.

Version: 2.0.0-beta5

04.01.2019
Improvements

Improvements

  • It is now possible to create a elimination tournament with 128 participants
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • In a elimination tournament, the external view was sometimes loaded without data.
  • In a elimination tournament, the qualification was displayed in the external view.

Version: 2.0.0-beta4

11.12.2018
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The table settings now also change in the external display
  • Fixed some problems when solving sync conflicts

Version: 2.0.0-beta3

04.12.2018
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The external view had no translation in offline versions
  • Reset of forced tables did not work

Version: 2.0.0-beta2

23.11.2018
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The tournament was saved corruptly if an elimination round with teams was started after a MonsterDYP
  • The external view has not been translated
  • The settings for the standings were not saved

Version: 2.0.0-beta1

30.10.2018
New Features

New Features

  • Sync! It is now possible to register! It is now possible to register and save your tournaments in the Kickertool Cloud.
  • Translation into Chinese (Many thanks to Sean Zhang)
  • Translation into French (Many thanks to Cédric Rollo, Ruben Antunes and Vincent Moinard)
  • Translation into Italian (Many thanks to Carlo Bollini)
  • Translation into Portuguese (Many thanks to Cristovão)
Improvements

Improvements

  • MonsterDYP: New Formula for Fair Average
  • External Display: Bright Theme
  • Tooltips for all icon buttons
  • Automatic updates for offline apps
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Lots of little bugfixes
Information

Information

  • In the last year, a lot has happened under the hood. We have prepared the Kickertool for the future and can finally work on new features again.

Version: 2.0.0-alpha7

07.07.2017
New Features

New Features

  • Linux version
  • Scarce game: It can now be set at which goal difference a game is considered scarce
Improvements

Improvements

  • Support for 32-bit Windows systems
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Matches with removed players appeared in the external view
  • Swiss system: If a participant was added later, the result for that match could not be entered
  • Copy & paste did not work in the offline version

Version: 2.0.0-alpha6

05.07.2017
New Features

New Features

  • Swiss system: Participants can now be added during the first round
Improvements

Improvements

  • Participants that are removed from the tournament are now removed from the table (except for LastManStanding and MonsterDYP)
  • Matches against removed participants are no longer included in the rating (except for LastManStanding and MonsterDYP)
  • Stability and performance improvements
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Elimination rounds with two participants could be created.
  • Removed participants appeared in later rounds

Version: 2.0.0-alpha5

13.06.2017
Improvements

Improvements

  • Certified Windows builds
  • Stability and performance improvements
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Elimination/Double-Elimination: Options have not been applied
  • Elimination/Double-Elimination: DYP teams creation was ignored
  • Fixed a display problem while adding participants to groups in a running tournament

Version: 2.0.0-alpha4

28.04.2017
New Features

New Features

  • Added reset button for table columns
Improvements

Improvements

  • Switched buttons 'result' and 'new round'
  • Stability and performance improvements
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed some display problems in external view
  • Fixed build time in Safari

Version: 2.0.0-alpha3

22.03.2017
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed missing 'Next Round' button in Last Man Standing

Version: 2.0.0-alpha2

18.03.2017
New Features

New Features

  • New design
  • Multiple elimination trees after qualifying
  • Tournament management. Tournaments are now saved and managed in Kickertool
  • Import participants. Participants can now be imported by copy & paste
  • Bye rating
  • Points for scarce matches
  • Search for participants in the tournament
  • Fast input for matches
Improvements

Improvements

  • MonsterDYP: Improved algorithm
  • Add and remove participants during the tournament. Caution: Participants can only be added in the first round
  • Improved table settings
  • Descriptions of tournament modes directly in the app
  • Explanation of the individual settings
  • Show results without elimination rounds
  • The order of the participants preserved for the first round of the tournament. This is particularly interesting for the swiss system
  • Draw is now supported for multiple sets
  • Better external display
Information

Information

  • The Kickertool is growing up! Everything is new: new programming language new framework, new design and new ideas. Our hobby is slowly becoming a proper software. We are proud!

Version: 0.9.16

04.02.2016
New Features

New Features

  • Table configuration! Choose wich parameters are used for sorting and are shown in table
Improvements

Improvements

  • MonsterDYP: Way better team combinations for a player count that is not dividable by 4
  • MonsterDYP: Added option to disable the fair team shuffleing
  • Disciplines are available in all modes now
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Textfield for the tournament name is now at its right place
  • The 'new round' button is now disabled if not enough players are available
Information

Information

  • Support for iOS 8 disabled - Safari has a but that will crash the kickertool. It is fixed by Apple in iOS 9.

Version: 0.9.15

23.09.2015
Improvements

Improvements

  • Improved error handling
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Deactivated matches where displayed in external view

Version: 0.9.14

01.09.2015
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Added missing translation for new added match menu
  • Fixed a Bug that prevented starting of Last Man Standing tournaments

Version: 0.9.12

17.07.2015
Improvements

Improvements

  • Better usability on Smartphones
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • The result view was not working after direct creation of elemination rounds
  • Internet Explorer: Result could not be entered
  • Internet Explorer: Error when startin elemination round
  • Internet Explorer: Design issues
  • Last Man Standing: New round would not be generated if there was a one-on-one match before a team match
Information

Information

  • Some old browsers were deactivated. Current requirements:
  • Chrome: >= 39
  • Firefox: >= 28
  • Safari: >= 7
  • Opera: >= 15
  • Internet Explorer: >= 11

Version: 0.9.11

26.06.2015
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Bug that prevented creation of elemination tournaments
  • Wrong elimination creation if only the first of each group is qualified
  • Stability improvements

Version: 0.9.10

13.05.2015
New Features

New Features

  • Complete new design!
  • New Mode: Whist
  • New mode: Double-Elimination
  • New Mode: Swizz System
  • Direct creation of Knockout rounds
  • Better algorithm to create fair teams in MonsterDYP and Last (Wo)Man Standing
  • Option to change gema option before elimination round
  • Knockout: New table view
  • Knockout: Zoomable tree view
  • Result view after complete elimination round
  • Disciplines: Add several disciplines to each encounter
  • Offline mode. Kickertool now works without an internet connetion after first start
  • Added functionallty download and import tournaments
  • Added Buchholz-ratinr for MonsterDYP
  • Added External display view
Improvements

Improvements

  • Added abitlity to add multiple players
  • Added abiity to change and rename Tables in tournament
  • Better performance
  • Option to hide table in tournament view
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Faulty table assignments
  • Faulty byes in elemination round
  • Many many more..
Information

Information

  • Much time has passed and we've changed a lot. So we may have forgotten some features. Have fun exploring

Version: 0.9.8

03.11.2014
Improvements

Improvements

  • A match is only marked as active if all player are available
  • MonsterDYP: New calculation for team elimination. The table is split in two halfs. The first of the first half is now playing with the first of the second half
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • If a round robin with DYP mode was created, the teams where not displayed in table
  • Some correction in english translation
  • The elemination system could be started with unfeasible options

Version: 0.9.7

17.10.2014
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed a Bug where the App didn't start

Version: 0.9.6

16.10.2014
New Features

New Features

  • Brand new algotithm for MonsterDYP and Last Man Standing
  • KO-rounds can be created with less players than places in KO
  • Single player KO after MonsterDYP
  • Adjustable points for win and draw
  • Selected option are now saved per mode
Improvements

Improvements

  • Better points input
  • Rounds in MonsterDYP and Last Man Standing are now recalculated after adding or removing player
  • New button for “new round”
  • Moved “start KO” button to menu
  • Better dialog when starting a KO round
  • Players and Teams can now be edited in table
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Offline versions: Fixed button placement to switch from table to tournament view
  • Fixed missplaced statistics in Safari
  • iPad: Tournaments can now be startet in private mode

Version: 0.9.5

07.08.2014
Improvements

Improvements

  • The language selector is now in every menu on every page
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • If a non supported language is detected, english will be selected

Version: 0.9.4

04.08.2014
New Features

New Features

  • new mode: MonsterDYP
  • way better distribution of matches in “round robin” and “single rounds”
  • button to carry over team/player names from last tournament
Improvements

Improvements

  • better display of statistics
  • better calculation of end-time
  • new game: new design of team mixing
  • way better usability on tablets
  • if no tournament name is provided the current date is set
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • ko button is now hidden when no ko-system can be startet
  • added translation for statistics

Version: 0.9.3

06.06.2014
New Features

New Features

  • display remaining matches
  • display expected end time of tournament
Improvements

Improvements

  • draw is now supported in matches
  • tournament view: Nice new menu
  • New game: Dropdown for choosing player or teams is now better noticeable
  • Added navigation from KO to qualifying
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Wrong teams where chosen for KO if a tournament had an uneven number of groups
  • A tournament seemed lost until restart if the new tournament view was opened
Information

Information

  • Disabled the QR-Code. The feature will be back when finished

Version: 0.9.4

12.05.2014
New Features

New Features

  • highlight current running matches
  • display table numbers
Improvements

Improvements

  • New game: better selection handling for tournament modes
  • Last Man Standing: Automatically calculate next round when possible
  • Better display of groups
  • Added “New game” to menu
  • Menu ist now visible in KO
  • Hide QR-code if not connected to the internet
  • some styling enhancement for small displays
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • KO-system is now saved correctly

Version: 0.9.1

08.05.2014
New Features

New Features

  • Version management. You will be notified when a new version is available
Improvements

Improvements

  • Last Man Standing: Player that are added later are getting the average numer of remaining lives
  • New game: smaller footer
  • Better points input
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • KO-system was only working if teams where provided ob setup
  • Disabled QR code for Last Man Standing
  • Corrected bug where more than two sets where incorrectly calculated
  • New game: Fixed display problem on small displays

Version: 0.9.0

02.03.2014
Information

Information

  • Initial Release