The current documentation is for 3.x versions of Tournamatch, not 4.x. This is here only for users with 3.x and should not be used for 4.x.



Tournamatch is a WordPress plugin and the entire installation process typically requires just a few minutes.


Tournamatch has very few system requirements. If your website already runs WordPress, then it will most likely also run Tournamatch.

  • WordPress 4.0 or higher.
  • PHP 7.0 or higher.
  • MySQL 5.6 or higher.

{warning} The plugin is not compatible with multi-site at this time.


There are two ways Tournamatch may be installed. The first one is the simplest; but, it requires that uploads are enabled on your web host. The second one is also easy if you have used an FTP program before.

Upload via WordPress

  1. Login to your WordPress admin panel and navigate to plugins.

  2. Click Add New.
    Click the Add New button

  3. Click Upload Plugin.
    Click the Upload Plugin button

  4. Click Choose File to select the file you downloaded, and then click Install Now.
    Click the Choose File button to select and then click Install Now

  5. Navigate to your list of plugins, find Tournamatch, and click on the link Activate.
    Click activate in the WordPress plugins section.

Upload via FTP

  1. You should first login with your preferred FTP client. If you have never used an FTP program, take a look at our How to install Tournamatch via FTP blog which covers this process in more detail.

  2. Upload the folder tournamatch from your download to the /wp-content/plugins directory. The root WordPress directory contains the wp-admin, wp-content, and wp-includes folders.

  3. Login to your WordPress admin account and click on the Plugins menu option. In the list of plugins, find the plugin Tournamatch. Click on the link Activate to finish installation. Click activate in the WordPress plugins section.

With Tournamatch installed, there are a few more steps you should do to configure it for your users. Those steps are covered in our configuration section.