[Video] Interview of great bridge champion Giorgio Duboin

As part of his practice matches with Team France for the upcoming European Championships in Ostend, Jérôme Rombaut interviewed their Italian teacher Giorgio Duboin who is also a great bridge champion with multiple world and European titles. In this video Giorgio stands next to Philippe Cronier (European champion) and gives us a special behind-the-scenes view of these practice sessions. He also talks about the European Championships and his partner for the event.…

[Video] Milan Macura VS Funbridge artificial intelligence – episode 3

What’s new on the blog?  We decided to add more videos of professional bridge players playing against Argine, our artificial intelligence! This video is the third of the series of challenges between Milan Macura and Funbridge Robot. You missed previous videos? It’s here! and here Who will win this third challenge ? Watch the video to find out more : Exclusive: the Europe zone daily matchpoint tournament on the 24th…

[Video] Milan Macura VS Funbridge Artificial intelligence – Episode 2

What’s new on the blog?  We decided to add more videos of professional bridge players playing against Argine, our artificial intelligence! This video is the second of the series of challenges between Milan Macura and Funbridge Robot. You missed the first one? It’s here! Who will win this second challenge ? Watch the video to find out more : Exclusive: the Europe zone daily matchpoint tournament on the 24th of…

Squeeze and hold-up play, your new friends

  Find out here the english version of the new article of Adrien Rahier (French version available here) PREAMBLE In the January article, I explained to you how to “count a hand” to shine in society. Today I am back with two new manoeuvres: squeeze and hold-up play. But let’s start with basic rules if you are new to the game: Bridge is played with four players sitting at a…

Deal Analysis – How to count a hand in bridge

This article was written by the blogger, bridge player and Funbridge player Adrien Rahier. You can find the original French version on his blog  A short time ago, I got the amazing book “Jouez un tournoi avec moi” (Play a tournament with me) written by Pierre Saporta. The idea behind this book is both very simple and attractive. You play a tournament as a member of Pierre Saporta’s team (multiple Champion…

What happened on Funbridge in March? Find out more here!

What happened on Funbridge in March? Find full information below! Our artificial intelligence Argine has passed the symbolic mark of one million challenges won in just 6 months! As this post on our Facebook page, shows, you remain highly motivated to beat it and you can do it! 😉 And… Spring NABC 2018 The Spring NABC (North American Bridge Championship) took place in Philadelphia from 8 to 18 March. Our colleague Christophe Grosset…

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…

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…