A new Funbridge version is available

This version is a test version; this means that: You will be among the first to try it, and the first to let us know what you think about it. You will find in it all the Funbridge2 current features and some new features. Your opinion will enable us to fine tune this version before officially releasing it. Once this version installed on your computer, you will have two Funbridge…

Upgrade in the series computation

The Funbridge Series existed for several years and have not been modified since their creation. Originally planned as the French Bridge Federation series, the up growing number of players on Funbridge result in the fact that we got away of the model, mainly when it came to the players distribution in the series. In fact the number of players in the series 1 and 2 is too important today in…

A new version of the iPhone iPad Funbridge application is available.

A new version of the iPhone iPad Funbridge application is available. What’s new in this version: A new game mode: tournaments. Every 6 hours, alternating between pairs and IMP ranking, a 10 deals tournament is offered to you with immediate ranking. Account creation for unlimited play. The ability to use your Funbridge for PC accounts (email + password) to connect. And as usual: The unlimited training mode The ability to…

New emails of game report

Emails of game report, what is it? There is currently 2 kind of game report on Funbridge: The intermediate reports: you receive this email each 10 series tournaments played. It shows your current ranking in the period and your scores on the last 10 tournaments. The end of period reports: this email is sent the 1st and the 16th of each month. It shows your final ranking in your serie…

New game engine

A new version of the FunBridge Game Engine is now available. As of monday, april 11, 2011, this new version of the Game Engine will be active over some practice and open tournaments. It will be available over the daily tournament as of tuesday, 12 and over the tournaments called “Playing in your serie” as of april 16th which correponds to the begin on a new period on FunBridge. The…

New: Funbridge T-shirt

Ahead first, find below the Funbridge T-shirt special 10 years! Funbridge 10 years T-shirt will soon be available on our website. Meanwhile and for the faithful readers of this blog, we offer 10 t-shirt (1 / person) to the first 10 that we will demand! How to participate? It’s simple, just send us an email to teeshirt@funbridge.com with your name, postal address and shirt size (S, M, L, XL, XXL).…

A new way to broadcast a bridge tournament?

The Diip studio is working on a camera system able to read cards played in live! The aim is to easily broadcast live or with a slight delay a bridge tournament. This is working with small cameras filming the cards and positioned on the folding panel: Two cameras are connected to a computer with software that can recognize the cards. Watch the demo just below: Learn more on their website:…

Ranking in Open Tournaments: ELO calculation.

We are thinking of instating a new ranking system for the Open Tournaments, the ELO ranking. Inspired from chess you may learn more about it on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ELO_ranking . To make it simple, let just say that the ELO rating is based a lot on the players experience (number of deals played on Funbridge) and that an average player should have an Elo rating of 1500.00. The higher your ELO is,…

Open Tournaments, what do you think about them?

Available for more than a month now, many of you have tested the Open tournaments. We are aware that they didn’t brought unanimity. Today it is time, after one month of availability, to see with you where we should go with them. This is why we would appreciate your feedback on them. How to let us know what you think? Easy, just click the “Comment” link below this topic and…

New Funbrige Blog

Greetings to you readers of the new Funbridge blog. The idea behind this blog is to have a way to share and exchange ideas with the Funbridge players on Funbridge as it is now and how it should be in the future. So we will use this blog to let you know before releasing them, the features we are planning to set up in the future. This blog will also…