Bridge International Championship – Autumn 2021

This is the big news of the 2021-2022 bridge season: the Bridge International Championship (BIC) is back! And surprise, this year there will be four editions instead of one! Indeed, in view of the success of the previous BICs, we have decided to run this world event in each new season (autumn, winter, spring and summer). But that is not all. The best players of these seasonal editions will have the privilege of…

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…

Find out BIC results and share your view!

The Bridge International Championship (BIC) is now over! Last week 2,274 players from all around the world played at their best to try to top Funbridge BIC rankings. Many thanks for taking part in the event! The BIC made it possible for you to feel the thrill of major bridge tournaments again while staying safe at home. Congratulations to the champions and all participants! World rankings With an average score of 65.79% in the BIC final,…

BIC Qualifications: It’s now or never!

Thursday is the last day of the Bridge International Championship (BIC) qualification phase on Funbridge! You still have every chance to qualify for the final: You haven’t participated in the BIC yet? It’s now or never! Let us remind you that in total over 20,000 Diamonds and 100 subscriptions to bridge magazines will be awarded to top BIC players in the world and national ranking lists. You have played fewer than 10 BIC…

2020 Bridge International Championship: let’s go!

This month will see the launch of the main world bridge event of autumn 2020: the Bridge International Championship (BIC) on Funbridge, BBO and CBO. The Bridge International Championship is the first world tournament scored by MPs run on Funbridge.   The aim is to gather all bridge lovers in an online championship from 26 October to 1 November 2020. Come pit your skills against players from all over the world, enter the BIC world rankings and earn Funbridge Points as…

Road to BIC: advice from champions #5

Every day until BIC kicks off on 26 October bridge champions Milan Macura, Jérôme Rombaut, Dominique Fontenau and Zia Mahmood will share advice to prepare the main event of autumn 2020. What is your best memory from a tournament? Dominique Fonteneau My first big tournament 30 years ago. The Open of La Baule international festival. I was 14 and my partner was 12. It was a four-day event. To fight…

Road to BIC: advice from champions #4

Every day until BIC kicks off on 26 October bridge champions Milan Macura, Jérôme Rombaut, Dominique Fontenau and Zia Mahmood will share advice to prepare the main event of autumn 2020. What advice would you give to players to help them go as far as they can in the BIC? Dominique Fonteneau Get to know your opponents. Keep in mind that playing against robots is specific. Practise on Funbridge! Milan…

Road to BIC: advice from champions #3

Every day until BIC kicks off on 26 October bridge champions Milan Macura, Jérôme Rombaut, Dominique Fontenau and Zia Mahmood will share advice to prepare the main event of autumn 2020. How do you deal with stress and pressure? Dominique Fonteneau In my case pressure and stress take three forms. First I have butterflies in my stomach. That’s when I try to rely on a solid bridge technique. Then pressure…

20% off Diamonds!

Ahead of the Bridge International Championship (BIC) which starts in a few days’ time on Funbridge, fill up your account with Diamonds at a discount price: 20% off packs of Diamonds until 25 October! What are “Diamonds”? This is the virtual currency used on Funbridge. With Diamonds you can play: our special tournaments like the BIC federation tournaments Funbridge Points tournaments Bridge International Championship (BIC) From 26 October to 1 November 2020 will be held the major international event of…

Road to BIC: advice from champions #2

Every day until BIC kicks off on 26 October bridge champions Milan Macura, Jérôme Rombaut, Dominique Fontenau and Zia Mahmood will share advice to prepare the main event of autumn 2020. How do you prepare for a tournament? Dominique Fonteneau You need to know yourself.Personally, ahead of a big tournament I have to try to oxygenate my body and therefore my brain (breathing, walking, yoga, etc.). Avoid heavy meals and…