Missed Kiss (Le Bridgeur Magazine No.908)

  Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the french magazine Le Bridgeur No.908 (March/April 2017) 1,100 teams competed in the Team Championship in 2017. Teams are split into 6 divisions. Their objective is to avoid relegation and to go up at the end of each month. I am lucky to have several good players in my team: Vanessa Réess, Anne-Laure Huberschwiller, Frédéric Volcker, Thomas Bessis and Pierre Franceschetti. We…

2018 St Moritz International Bridge Festival

The 77th St Moritz International Bridge Festival took place from 15 to 24 January in Switzerland. This festival attracts more and more players every year. Many nationalities were represented: Lebanese, Dutch, Poles, Italians, Americans… and a majority of Swiss! Four tournaments were held: Welcome Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Open Pairs and Teams. The organising committee (led by Fernando Piedra and Mrs Ehrart) had decided to have each tournament played in a different…

Discover the new WBF tournaments

The whole Funbridge team is very happy to inform you that we now count the World Bridge Federation (WBF) among our partners! As part of this new collaboration, Funbridge will have the privilege to host WBF tournaments and “Robot Bridge Points” (online Masterpoints) will be awarded. These tournaments will be available as from 1 February and will take place every day: – IMP tournament: 00:00-12:00 (GMT) – MP tournament: 12:00-24:00 (GMT) You will soon be asked to update…

Your Januray newsletter

The whole Funbridge team wishes you a very Happy New Year 2018! We hope that quitting bridge is not part of your (good?) resolutions and that you still enjoy the game. Because as shown on the infographic below (click on the image to open), you really made an impression last year… And we challenge you to do better next year! Ready? Also in the news Highlights of 2017 Several new game modes…

Highlights of 2017

Take a look back at the new features and improvements that have marked the year 2017 for Funbridge. New Team Championship The new Team Championship is the first new feature released in 2017 and this was just the beginning! Indeed, its easy access and user-friendly interface have attracted many players. Over 1,000 teams have taken part in it throughout the year (More figures on our 2017 infographic)! If you have…

Changing tack to land a small slam (English Bridge Union)

  Article written by Christophe Grosset and published in the magazine the English Bridge Union (December 2017). Since the start of September, the EBU has been running online robot games at www.funbridge.com every Saturday and Sunday with a monthly ladder compiled from the best four games each month. In the October ladder, this board stood out as a particularly interesting deal:  A 2  A R 7 5  6 5 3…

Your December newsletter

The whole Funbridge team wishes you a happy holiday season and hopes to see you again on Funbridge in 2018 for a new year filled with new features and enhancements! Meanwhile, don’t miss our monthly news! Argine, THE target! Nothing can stop our game engine Argine! It is taking up challenges at breakneck speed! In just over 3 months, Argine has been challenged nearly 650,000 times by over 29,000 separate players. It…

A look back at the IMSA Elite Mind Games

The IMSA Elite Mind Games were held from 7th to 16th December in Huai’An, China. The IMSA (International Mind Sports Association) was founded in 2005 by José Damiani, former President of World Bridge Federation. The main mind sports are represented: Bridge, Chess, Draughts and Go. Chinese chess have also been invited to participate in this 2nd edition. In addition to China, the host country which came 5th in Lyon, the…