New game options available!

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We are committed to doing everything we can to meet your expectations in terms of user-friendliness and accessibility. New game options are now available on Funbridge, on computers only (coming soon on smartphone and tablet): Cards with big symbols With this new deck, the suit and value of the cards are larger. To try it out, open Funbridge from a computer then go to “Settings ⚙️” > “Game table, display and ergonomics”, then…

National Online Bridge Festival for U15 pupils and U18s (Individual competition)

3 NEW EDITIONS EXCLUSIVELY ON FUNBRIDGE Following the success of the first festival in May 2021 with no less than 253 young bridge players, the French Bridge Federation and Funbridge have decided to continue to work closely and to run not one but three new editions of the event in 2021 and 2022. Kick-off on 29 November The first new event will take place from 29 November to 12 December…

Free bridge magazine! Discover Bridgerama+

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Bridge reference magazines Bridgerama and BeBRIDGE are merging to become BRIDGERAMA+! Read articles written by the authors behind the success of Bridgerama (Michel Bessis, Philippe Cronier, Norbert Lébely…) as well as new columns by Mark Horton, Larry Cohen, Marc Smith et Andrew Robson among others. BRIDGERAMA+ On any device 12 issues per year (1 more than Bridgerama) 28 pages per issue (8 more than Bridgerama)

Everything you need to know about Diamonds

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“Diamonds” is the name given to the virtual currency used on Funbridge. Diamonds give you access to: Federation tournaments Play official tournaments licensed by NBOs (ACBL, NBB, EBU …), earn masterpoints and move up your national rankings as if you were playing in your club. Funbridge Points tournaments Earn Funbridge Points and enter the rankings of the same name. This is perfect to see how you compare to other players…

Happy Hours tournament

You have made a slow start in the Funbridge Points monthly challenge? You need a little boost to move up the rankings quickly?  That is what Happy Hours tournaments are here for! The new Happy Hours tournament will kick off on 19 November at 06:00 (UTC+1) and run until 20 November at 06:00. Register now! Happy Hours = Funbridge Points doubled Happy Hours tournaments are Funbridge Points tournaments consisting of 8 deals scored by…

Meet Tom Drijver, your next opponent…

Meet top bridge player Tom Drijver, your next opponent in the Funbridge Points tournament held on 21 November. To read, click on your language :English versionDutch version English version Every month Tom Drijver will invite you to pit yourself against him in a special Funbridge Points tournament. And since good news never comes alone, if you score higher than the champion, you’ll get free Diamonds! How did you get into bridge? My father taught me when I…

The Big Series tournament

Don’t miss the main event of November on Funbridge! The big series tournament will be held from 23 to 28 November. After the final, participants will get ranked according to their level. In other words, based on their series in the game mode “Series tournaments”. The top 10 players in each series will receive prizes.  Your questions, our answers Click on the links below to learn more about how the Big Series tournament works and…

Embark on Transat Jacques Vabre 2021

What we are offering you today is very likely to change your routine for a few days, but you may well end up hooked on as it happens with bridge! Impossible, you say? Indeed, we are inviting you to take part in the upcoming edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre for free thanks to the online game Virtual Regatta Offshore available on smartphones, tablets and computers. Register now and enjoy exclusive gifts including a customised…

Halloween Tournament

Switch off the lights and hide under your duvet! The spooky Halloween tournament is coming to Funbridge this week. Mark your calendars for Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 October and participate in the qualification phase to try to qualify for the big final that will be held this weekend. Thousands of Diamonds are to be won! This is the first tournament reserved for Funbridge Premium subscribers only. Come celebrate with us Your questions, our…

Let’s bid partner! By Nicolas Lhuissier

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After a minor-suit transfer. Holding a long minor opposite a 1NT opening, responder uses a transfer in order to let the strong hand become declarer. But once opener has executed the transfer, he must further specify his hand. In particular, he shows his singleton at the three-level in order to see if it’s indicated to play either Three No-trump or game (or even slam!) in the minor. That way, opener will sometimes…