Sequential dropping

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Drop the weakest pairwise defeat that's in a cycle until a candidate is unbeaten.

Differs from minmax only in the "that's in a cycle" proviso. As a result of that proviso, sequential dropping is Smith-efficient. Unlike Schulze, ranked pairs, and river, sequential dropping fails monotonicity and clone independence.