Your April newsletter

After the sneak preview of the new PC version of Funbridge in the last newsletter (click here to read more), this month we look at the display and ergonomics options at the game table. To help you get started, Funbridge uses default options: play with the help of the pop-up window with bidding tips, play singletons and collect tricks automatically, switch North and South when North is the declarer, etc.…

Big Dilemma (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°900– December 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n°900 on 15 December 2015. Here is a classic defence problem: is it urgent to replay the suit led by partner or does it make more sense to try to give declarer the possibility to make a mistake? It is up to you! Here is a deal from a match against Sweden which took place in early…

NEW! Create your own tournaments and share your views on deals

Download on:   Update to the latest version of your app now and discover our brand new game mode “Exclusive Tournaments” (available from the button “Practice”)! Tournaments created and managed by Funbridge players Customisable Set the tournament frequency, the number of deals, the scoring system, etc. Reserved For your friends, club members or open to all. Chat, share and learn Comment on deals and ask more advanced players questions via…

Fred Gitelman has joined the editorial staff of The Bridge World magazine

The Bridge World magazine has announced that Fred Gitelman has joined the editorial staff. He has represented his country in the most important events. One of the hallmarks of a top player is the ability to play out of the rough, putting forth best effort despite adverse circumstances. On this deal from a trial to select the members of an international team, Gitelman faced a difficult challenge after his side was…

Free demo version of GOTO Bridge XVII now available!

Discover GOTO Bridge XVII Bridge software for players of all ages and levels 4 themes: unlimited deals, lessons & exercises, practice and tournaments User-friendly graphical interface Thousands of deals with immediate comparison Try out all game modes and new features New game mode “Bidding sequence explained“ Deals commented by Barry Rigal, famous writer and bridge player Deal manager to sort, prepare, view and print deals 2016 European Team Championships &…

Your March newsletter

Let’s start March off right with the brand new PC version of Funbridge! The design is directly inspired from the version for smartphones, tablets and Macs. Of course, it includes all your favourite game modes and the latest new features released over recent months: new Team Championship, federation tournaments, commented tournaments, etc. Click here to download the new PC version. What’s new on Funbridge? The same tournaments everywhere With the…

A look back at the Cavendish 2017

The fifth edition of the prestigious Cavendish took place in Monaco from 14 February to 19 February. This tournament with large entry fees brought together most of the finest world players. 22 teams competed in the first three days. Zia Mahmood’s team made up of 4 Americans (Zia Mahmood, Steve Weinstein, John Hurd and Vincent Demuy) won after topping the rankings during the first two days. The semi-final proved to…

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°899 – November 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n°899 on 15 November 2015. In late September 2015, Jean-Christophe Quantin, Marc Bompis, Cédric Lorenzini and I won the Interclub Challenge. I am going to tell you about a deal I have played in defence at this event. My opponent was Juliette Venard from Orléans who is a regular player of Funbridge (user name: jumaca). Step into…

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…