Your February newsletter

The beginning of the year saw the launch of the Team Championship (on smartphones, tablets and Mac), which was particularly well received by the Funbridge community. Indeed, 650 teams, among which 490 made up of at least 4 players (prerequisite for participation), have been created so far. Keep in mind that you can enter the Championship anytime. Either create your own team or join one of the incomplete teams. To…

A look back at the International Bridge Tournament in St. Moritz

The 76th International Bridge Tournament in St. Moritz was staged from 23rd January to 1st February. Based in the German-speaking part of Switzerland, this festival brings together international teams. Funbridge Team member Jérôme Rombaut took part in the Team Tournament. His team included three France Team players, namely Cédric Lorenzini, François Combescure and himself, the last player being Kiki Wordplatt-Ward. “The first two days went very well with six wins…

Minimum Loss (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°898 – October 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n°898 on 15 October 2015. Should you bid higher when opponent bids game after a two-suiter bid? This is a tough decision to make and no one can pretend to never make mistakes… Both on Funbridge and at a bridge table, messy situations resulting from two-suiter bids are widespread. The deal below is a perfect illustration of…

Your January newsletter

No doubt 2017 will be just as exciting as 2016! This is best illustrated by the new Team Championship (on smartphones, tablets and Mac) starting on 1 February. But before revealing too much about 2017, let’s look back at 2016 and review the highlights of the past year… New Interface It all started with the redesign of your app: new home screen, creation of a side menu, new display of game…

Update: discover the new Team Championship!

  As we announced a few weeks ago, the new Team Championship is the first great new feature of 2017 released by Funbridge! What is the Team Championship? 1. Teams They are made up of 4 to 6 players: 4 starters including 1 captain and up to 2 substitutes. 2. Championship Principle The teams are broken down into 6 divisions. Every month they play 5 tournaments of 15 deals at…

Your December newsletter

Christmas is fast approaching, so why not treat yourself or make someone’s day? Lacking inspiration for Christmas presents? Look no further! We have come up with a few ideas of gifts to give your bridge friends… The brand new computer program GOTO Bridge XVII For all players! Developed by our teams, this Windows software is the ideal present for any bridge fanatic! Discover it at www.gotobridge.com. A subscription to Funbridge…

Appetite comes with eating (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°897 – August 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n°897 on 15 August 2015. In pairs tournaments, being hungry for success is a good thing. Squeeze can even turn you into an ogre provided you execute it by the book. Once again, this instructive deal has been reported to me by my faithful friend Jean-Michel Grosfils. Pairs tournament. Dealer South. East-West vulnerable. South’s hand is:  A K…

Introducing the big winners of the Team Championship

The 4th and last quarter of the 2016 Team Championship (on Funbridge PC) ended yesterday. We can now announce the big winner! The winning team of the 2016 edition is… Les Six Compagnons The members of Les Six Compagnons are regular players of the Team Championship! They have several victories under their belt: they won in 2013 (team name “Club des Cinq”) and 2015. Read the interview they gave to…

Pre-order the brand new version of GOTO Bridge now!

Discover GOTO Bridge XVII Computer bridge software for players of all ages and levels Thousands of deals with immediate comparison 4 game modes: unlimited deals, lessons & exercises, practice and tournaments User-friendly and intuitive graphical interface. What’s new? New game mode “bidding sequence explained“ Play deals commented by Barry Rigal, famous writer and bridge player Deal manager: sort, prepare, view and print your deals Thousands of new deals Packaged version…

DISCOUNT on brand new Funbridge Quiz 3 app!

  500 new quiz questions with answers broken into 5 main themes The right bid Which bid are you going to make on this sequence? The right hand Find the only hand matching the auction displayed. Forcing or not forcing? Is the last bid made by North forcing? Card play In defence, choose the right lead after having carefully analysed the auction. Defending a contract! You are in defence and…