Beyond the theory (Le Bridgeur Magazine No.906)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur No.906 (November/December 2016) In many cases, when it comes to handling card combinations, there is a technical card, higher than the others, to play. But what about the deal context? One of the most successful game modes of Funbridge is the tournament of the day. The world is divided into 4 time zones with two tournaments per zone, one…

Your October newsletter

Many of you have already challenged our artificial intelligence Argine since the game mode “Challenge Argine” was released last month (Click the “Challenge a player” button and “Challenge Argine” from the home screen to access it). At the time of writing, Argine has been challenged 208,278 times by nearly 17,000 players! Here are Argine’s results: Wins 165,116 79% Losses 37,068 18% Draws 6,094 3%   And also… GOTO Bridge 18, coming soon to…

Norwegian youngsters at the World Bridge Championships

An excited bunch of kids the evening before the tournament started As you may recall, in our July newsletter, we told you about 12 young Norwegians participating in the Lyon World Bridge Championships. The Norwegian Bridge Federation used, amongst others, the income from the NBF tournaments held on Funbridge in May, to sponsor them. They kindly gave us their permission to share the article they wrote about the event and…

NEW! Turkish Bridge Federation tournaments on Funbridge!

Starting on 2nd October, you will be able to play Turkish Bridge Federation tournaments on Funbridge! These tournaments will allow you to earn Masterpoints and improve your federation rank if you are a TBF member. Tournaments are held every day from 08:00 to 22:00 (UTC+2) and are available in Turkish. To enjoy this new feature, make sure you have the latest version of the Funbridge app (available on iOS, Android, Mac and Windows PC) and go to Play a tournament > Federation…

Discover the display and ergonomics options

Funbridge is full of options and many of you ask us how to access them.. To access the settings, click the menu symbolised by three horizontal lines in the top-left corner of your home screen. Once the menu is open, click “Settings” to enter. Game table & ergonomics The options we are looking at today are display and ergonomics options. They are essential and will allow you to customise your…

Update: challenge Argine, our game engine!

Download for:   An updated version of your app is now available. You are already familiar with challenges against friends and random players. Discover our brand-new feature now… Challenges against Argine, our game engine! The rules remain unchanged: 5 deals To play per tournament 3 days To play your challenge IMP Scoring system   At the time of writing, Argine has already been challenged over XXX times since the game…

Your September newsletter

It’s official! The summer holidays are over… It is high time to start playing bridge again! In the event you have had a break of course, which is obviously not the case for many bridge players. Indeed, the World Bridge Teams Championships held us spellbound through much of August! If you have missed the event, here are the results in the main categories: Bermuda Bowl (Open Teams) Gold – USA…

Mr Scrooge (Le Bridgeur Magazine No.905)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur No.905 (September/October 2016) Losing a trick to win more (or make the right moves). That is what this deal played on Funbridge is all about this month. Tip! If you have missed it, a new feature has become available on Funbridge since June 2016: commented tournaments. Deal 30. Love All. You hold the hand below in North:  A 10…