Okay so everyone, how can I draw a knockout fixture of matches of 24 teams? As the number of teams are even so there has to be no bye given. Also I do not require any seeding. Can someone please come with any ideas? This is how I did


You can't. You can do a single elimination knockout without byes only if the number of teams is an exact power of 2 (2, 4, 8, 16, 32, etc). With 24 teams, you've got to have a bye somewhere; the simplest solution in your case is just too have 8 byes.


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    That wouldn't be the normal way of doing it as you're "playing" bye vs bye in the first round. Take a traditional 1-32 bracket, put byes in slots 25-32 and then draw your 24 teams in the other slots. – Philip Kendall Apr 9 '17 at 19:39

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