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…

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 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…

You October newsletter

In this month’s newsletter, we review the brand new game mode “Commented Tournaments” and feature “Give as a gift“. And as usual, new articles are available on the blog! Give as a gift Funbridge players are generous! Since late September, slightly more than 50 of you have given a gift to other players! Thank you on their behalf! Remember that you can offer a deals pack or a subscription with…

Funbridge, partner of the 2nd International Festival of the Paris Country Club.

  2nd International Bridge Festival of the Paris Country Club After a successful first edition last year, once again Funbridge will have the tremendous privilege of sponsoring the International Festival of the Paris Country Club organised by Philippe Soulet and Claude Katan. The festival will be held from 7th to 13th November in the magnificent surroundings of the Paris Country Club (situated approximately ten minutes from the centre of Paris). ON THE FESTIVAL…

Your September newsletter

September saw the World Bridge Games being staged in Wroclaw, Poland. The event is held every four years and can easily be referred to as the Bridge Olympics. Nations from all over the world can take part, which makes this event even more prestigious. September News World Bridge Games Visit the Funbridge blog to discover the winning teams in the different Teams and Pairs categories. And this year, for the…