Lives policy is part of your sheet policy, and is available in the Settings sidebar.
You can set Lives policy on the Entries sheet, or on the Pool play sheet any time prior to initialising lives play.
Be sure to Save any changes before navigating to another sheet.
Chartroom will shuffle entries or qualifiers into random order for round 1.
Chartroom will shuffle teams (within lives) for all rounds.
Will attempt a random draw such that teams from the same club or organisation don't play each other in round 1. Only check this if it makes sense for your event.
Normally 16 or a power of 2. Required.
If you only want 1 big section then set this so it's greater than or equal to the field size and set binary byes to Top loaded.
Chartroom has robust algorithms for dividing fields of arbitrary size into viable sections.
Text to label each section. Can be edited on the lives paly charts at any time.
The default is "Section #", giving "Section 1", "Section 2" …
"Group #A" would give "Group A", "Group B" …
Select 1, 2, or 3.
Binary byes are allocated in Round 1 to reduce the field to a power of 2, and to facilitate splitting the field into viable sections.
Select one of:
For most bowls events Balanced is recommended.
Specify the roundOf (number of teams in the final section) after which ranking play is to apply.
Limited to 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64.