The Mysterious Hand: reconstruct a bridge hand

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To bid well in bridge, you must: 1. Know how to describe your own hand. 2. Know how to decode. 3. Know how to draw conclusions. The purpose of this exercise is to train you in number 2 “Know how to decode”. You have to reconstruct a hand with the exact distribution and all the honors from Ace to Jack. For that, you have various clues at your disposal that come from the bidding or play of the…

15% off Diamonds! Play the BIC at a soft price

soft price diamonds september 2021

Enjoy playing Funbridge at a soft price: 15% off packs of Diamonds until Thursday 30 September 2021! “Diamonds” is the name given to the virtual currency used on Funbridge. Diamonds give you access to: The Bridge International Championship (BIC) … from 25 September to 3 October 2021 on Funbridge. You can also use Diamonds to play upcoming special tournaments, stay tuned! Federation tournaments Play official tournaments licensed by NBOs (ACBL,…

1 free tournament to celebrate the new bridge season!

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As you may already know, federation tournaments available on Funbridge allow you to earn points and appear in NBOs’ official rankings. The new bridge season is starting! Now is the perfect time to compare your bridge level with other players and make an impressive entry into 2021-2022 official rankings! 1 federation tournament reimbursed! Let’s celebrate the new bridge season: play a federation tournament in September, get a refund in October! Example: IN SEPTEMBER You spend 42 Diamonds to play an English Bridge Union…

New closing date for downloadable version for computers

On 13 July we shared with you the reasons that motivated our decision to close access to the downloadable versions for PC and Mac on 1 September 2021, in favor of our version for web browsers. At the same time, you had the opportunity to express yourself about this version. Many players (including you perhaps?) took this opportunity to give us their detailed opinion on the version for web browsers:…

A question of honour – The Bermuda Bowl 2022 European Qualifiers

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As you may know, the European qualifiers for the Bermuda Bowl 2022 are currently taking place 100% online due to the health situation. Italy, as the host country has already qualified. The event is scheduled to be held from March 27 to April 9 2022 in Salsomaggiore Terme. All the same, an Italian team is lined up for the European qualifiers, which is largely considered a “B team” by those…

Enhancements made to multiplayer mode!

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The multiplayer game mode has been upgraded with new features thanks to you! Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey and share your comments and expectations. All the details below. Your scores at a glance You can now view a detailed history of your games and tables in the “Play with my partner” and “Private table” modes. Watch a replay You can now watch a replay…

Sea, bridge and sun!

Bridge magazines 2020 packs

Check out the 2020 digital packs of BeBRIDGE and Bridgerama magazines! Discover with pleasure the issues released last year at a special price. Plus, you’ll be able to take them with you everywhere this summer thanks to their digital format! Bridgerama 2020 pack: Try, play, progress! With Bridgerama, you can test your skills, play, and of course make progress thanks to numerous bidding and card play exercises, but also educational…

How to play using a computer from 1 September

Until recently you could download Funbridge and play on your computer. Although these versions of Funbridge are still available, no new enhancements have been made to them over the last few months unlike our version for web browsers which also allows you to play on a computer. In order to offer you optimum game experience and security level and serve your best interests, we have decided to stop the downloadable…

Video on Funbridge: your opinion matters to us!

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A few days ago, we announced that you can now enable your camera and/or microphone while playing “Private table” multiplayer games (feature currently available for this multiplayer mode only). Find out more. Whether you have already tried this feature or not, we would very much appreciate if you could take a few moments to share your opinion. “Your comments and suggestions will help us offer you a game that will be more in…

Deal analysis by Norbert Lébely

bridge deal analysis by Norbert Lébely

In partnership with Bridgerama magazine, Funbridge is pleased to give you free access to an article from the last issue. Enjoy! (Click here to print the article). Dealer North, N/S Vul. (1) Natural or values in Spades(2) Four Spades and Diamond stopper(s)(3) Two keys and the Queen of trumps.(4) Hope for a grand slam.(5) No King. Contract: 6♠.Entame : ♦10 (the four from East) Without the Club King in partner’s…