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March 2021 Bridge International Championship

This month will see the launch of the main world bridge event of spring 2021: the Bridge International Championship (BIC) on Funbridge, BBO and CBO.

The Bridge International Championship is the second world tournament scored by MPs run on Funbridge.  

The aim is to gather all bridge lovers in an online championship from 27 March to 4 April 2021.

Come pit your skills against players from all over the world, enter the BIC world rankings and earn Funbridge Points as well as WBF Robot Bridge Points!

Many prizes

Many Diamonds (Funbridge virtual currency) to be won! But above all the winner of the event will be awarded the prestigious title of March 2021 Funbridge BIC International Champion!

National ranking lists will also allow to reward top players from each country with the equally glorious title of March 2021 Funbridge BIC National Champion.

Your questions, our answers

Click on the links below to learn more about how the BIC works and the many prizes you can win.

When will the BIC take place? ►

The Bridge International Championship will be held from 27 March to 4 April 2021 on the Funbridge app.

It is split into two phases: the qualification phase and the final.

How does the qualification phase work? ►

The qualification phase will take place from 27 March to 1 April 2021.

100 tournaments of 8 deals scored by MPs are included.

You have to play at least 5 tournaments.

Once this threshold is reached, the results of your top 5 tournaments will be used to calculate your average score and determine your ranking.

To qualify and make it to the BIC final, your result must be equal to or higher than 56%.

At the end of this phase, all players who qualify will receive 50 Diamonds.

How does the final work? ►

Friday, day off! The final will take place from 3 to 4 April 2021 and include 10 tournaments of 8 deals scored by MPs.

You have to play 10 tournaments.

Once this threshold is reached, the results of your 10 tournaments will be used to calculate your average score and determine your ranking.

The BIC world rankings will be made available at the end of the final.

What are the titles and prizes awarded? ►

March 2021 Funbridge BIC International Champion

The March 2021 Funbridge BIC International Champion title will be awarded to the player with the top score/percentage in the BIC world rankings.

Prizes:

  • 1st: 5,000 Diamonds + March 2021 Funbridge BIC International Champion title
  • 2nd: 3,000 Diamonds
  • 3rd: 1,500 Diamonds

These 3 players will also receive a 6-month subscription to the digital magazine BeBRIDGE.

  • 4th-10th: 200 Diamonds
  • 11th-50th: 100 Diamonds
  • 51st-100th: 50 Diamonds

These 97 players will also receive a 2-month subscription to the digital magazine BeBRIDGE.

March 2021 Funbridge BIC National Champion

The national rankings per country will be available provided that there are at least 10 players.

The Funbridge BIC National Champion title will be awarded to the players with the top score/percentage in the BIC rankings for their country.

  • 1st national player: 1,000 Diamonds + March 2021 Funbridge BIC National Champion
  • 2nd national player: 800 Diamonds
  • 3rd national player: 500 Diamonds

These 3 players will also receive a 4-month subscription to the digital magazine BeBRIDGE.

Positions in the ranking lists after the final will determine the awarding of the International and National Champion titles.

How much is the entry fee? ►

Each tournament of the qualification phase costs 25 Diamonds.

Tournaments of the final phase are free.

In the meantime practise your bridge on Funbridge and invite your bridge friends to participate in the major event of spring 2021!

The competition will provide a golden opportunity for you to both challenge yourself and progress

If you don’t see the BIC on the Funbridge home screen, please update the app if you play on a smartphone or a tablet, or log in to our web version if you play on a computer.

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