Meeting Antonio Palma, one of the best Portuguese professional bridge players

Antonio Palma is a Portuguese professional bridge player and one of the best in his country. He has taken part in major bridge events with Team Ventin and the Portuguese national team over the last few years. He is also a big fan of challenges on Funbridge. We had the opportunity to meet him and he kindly accepted to answer our questions about his career in the bridge world. What…

[Video] Interview of great bridge champion Giorgio Duboin

As part of his practice matches with Team France for the upcoming European Championships in Ostend, Jérôme Rombaut interviewed their Italian teacher Giorgio Duboin who is also a great bridge champion with multiple world and European titles. In this video Giorgio stands next to Philippe Cronier (European champion) and gives us a special behind-the-scenes view of these practice sessions. He also talks about the European Championships and his partner for the event.…

Your September newsletter

It’s official! The summer holidays are over… It is high time to start playing bridge again! In the event you have had a break of course, which is obviously not the case for many bridge players. Indeed, the World Bridge Teams Championships held us spellbound through much of August! If you have missed the event, here are the results in the main categories: Bermuda Bowl (Open Teams) Gold – USA…

Meeting with Idar, one of the best Funbridge players

Hi Idar, you have scored the highest number of Masterpoints in NBF tournaments hosted by Funbridge since the beginning of the year. Congratulations! As a top player, could you please tell us what you think of NBF tournaments on Funbridge and what you would say to players who are hesitant to join and play these tournaments? I think that NBF tournaments work well. The NBF tournaments held on Funbridge are…

“Le Bridgeur” elimination tournament: interview of the finalists

Władysław Winner of the “Le Bridgeur” elimination tournament, Władysław wins the professional bridge table. I am greatly impressed by this elimination tournament. Each round required my full commitment as any failure would have meant the end of the competition for me. I have been particularly excited about the last two rounds (the semifinal against Dolichi and the final against Béatrice). To achieve success, you had to focus entirely both on…

Interview of ELLADARA , the Greek team who won the 2014 team championship

Following their victory during the 2014 team championship, we asked the members of the Elladara Greek team a few questions. These questions are about the 2014 Team Championship (the way the competition was run), their relationship to bridge and also their “addiction” to Funbridge. Here are their answers: GAVROS (TEAM CAPTAIN) I have already suggested an improvement to the otherwise perfect Championship: qualify only three teams in each round and…