Norwegian youngsters at the World Bridge Championships

An excited bunch of kids the evening before the tournament started As you may recall, in our July newsletter, we told you about 12 young Norwegians participating in the Lyon World Bridge Championships. The Norwegian Bridge Federation used, amongst others, the income from the NBF tournaments held on Funbridge in May, to sponsor them. They kindly gave us their permission to share the article they wrote about the event and…

Watch the matches of the 2017 World Teams Championships live with Funbridge Live!

Funbridge is the official partner of the World Teams Championships that will be held in Lyon, France, from 12th to 26th August 2017. On this occasion, a new feature called “Funbridge Live” allowing you to watch the competition matches live is now available. It includes: – Live presentations of the best matches deal by deal – Live streaming of the tables with the players – Expert commentary – Results and rankings updated live…

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…

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…

A look back at the 2nd International Bridge Festival organised by Paris Country Club

The second edition of the International Bridge Festival of Paris, organised by Philippe Soulet and Claude Katan at Paris Country Club, was held from 7th to 13th November. As you can see in the ranking lists below, the Festival of Paris is an opportunity to meet bridge players with impressive playing records (World Champions, European Champions, Champions of France, etc.)! But this festival is above all the ideal place to relax…

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…

Results of the 2016 World Bridge Games

The World Bridge Games were staged in Wroclaw, Poland, from 3rd-17th September. Also called the Bridge Olympics, they are held every four years and gather teams and pairs from all over the world. And this year, for the first time, the event comprised National Mixed Teams and Mixed Pairs Championships. Find out more about the results for each category below. The winning teams Open series Gold – Netherlands S. Brink, S.…

Jérôme Rombaut in Team France at the next European Bridge Team Championships held in Budapest

François Combescure – Thomas Bessis – Frédéric Volcker – Jean-Christophe Quantin – Cédric Lorenzini – Jérôme Rombaut Jérôme Rombaut, one of the creators of Funbridge who is also in charge of the development of Argine (i.e. the AI playing with you), qualified for the French Open Team with his partner François Combescure after selection rounds which took place at the headquarters of the French Bridge Federation (FFB) in late April. France Team is made up…

World Bridge Championships 2017 in Lyon

Lyon to become the world capital of bridge in 2017 Lyon will host the next 2017 World Bridge Championships organised by the French Bridge Federation (the second-largest federation after the USA) and the World Bridge Federation. The Championships will be held at the Cité Centre de Congrès of Lyon from 12th to 26th August 2017. For the first time in this competition, all age groups will be represented, from school…

Looking back on the victory of the French Girls Team at the European Youth Team Championships held in Tromsø

This year, the European Youth Team Championships took place in Tromsø, Norway, from 18th to 25th July. The French Girls Team, led by Jérôme Rombaut, managed to retain its European crown and so celebrates its second title win. We may recall that the “Ladies” also won the World Championships in the period in between the European events! Jérôme Rombaut goes back over the Tromsø Championships. Our group was made up…