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round robin in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishround robinˌround ˈrobin noun [countable]  DSCOMPETITIONa competition in which every player or team plays against every other player or team a round robin tournament
Examples from the Corpus
round robinCricket this year switches to an eight-aside round robin for under-12 teams, run over two days.In a three-pair round robin tournament they finished ahead of Simon Jacob and Anthony Chapman.Last night Lendl had little difficulty in defeating John McEnroe 6-4,6-4 at the conclusion of the round robin phase.Mr. Speaker: I think that the Hon. Member might start the round robin.