MPs are about bidding 3NT and trying to make it – by Milan Macura

In the first tournament of February, we are back to nearly 1,000 players in IMPs and over 1,600 players in total. MPs are about bidding 3NT and trying to make it Videos MPs are about bidding 3NT and getting as many tricks as possible Every experienced player knows you have to apply a different strategy in IMP and MP scoring. But what is the main difference? IMPs are based on…

Valentine’s Day Tournament on Funbridge

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching… On this occasion, Funbridge is giving you the chance to win an exceptional total of 1,500 Diamonds at our special Funbridge Points tournament on 14 February! Valentine’s Day Tournament The Valentine’s Day Tournament is a Funbridge Points tournament of 10 deals scored by MPs. It will run from 14 February 6am (UTC +1) to 15 February 6am. Prizes Each winner will be awarded Diamonds as well as a gift code…

Theory vs Practice (Le Bridgeur Magazine No. 923)

2017 World Vice-Champion Jérôme Rombaut writes a column in the French magazine “Le Bridgeur” every two months. In the article below, published in issue 923 of the magazine (September / October 2019), here is a very interesting deal from a DN1 (national division) match scored by matchpoints. When it comes to how to play the cards of a suit, there is a difference between theory and practice. Should you opt…

Anne-Laure and Jérôme crowned champions of France in Mixed Pairs

Last weekend our ambassador Jérôme Rombaut and his bridge partner Anne-Laure Tartarin won the gold at the DN1 Mixed Pairs taking place at the headquarters of the French bridge federation (FFB). CONGRATULATIONS to Anne-Laure and Jérôme! Our champion tells us all about their victory. 🥇 “After eighteen seasons in Mixed Pairs (including nine top 5 finishes) with Vanessa Réess (pictured below), this time my partner was one of my former…

Think twice before you pick a slam – by Milan Macura

Once again over one thousand players (1,063) participated in the IMP tournament and 779 players joined the MP one. MPs results IMPs results Think twice before you pick a slam Videos MPs results When I played the tournament, it seemed that no one would score over 80% this week, but in the end San2 finished with 82.07% and won by a big margin. This player has played over 100,000 boards…

Are 18-19 HCP enough for strong 2♣? – by Milan Macura

The first tournament of 2020 broke the records. For the first time, we have reached over 1,000 players in one tournament and we were close to over 2,000 in both tournaments combined: 811 players participated in the MP tournament and 1,163 players in the IMP one. MPs results IMPs results Are 18-19 HCP enough for strong 2♣? Videos MPs results It was possible to reach over 85% with the cards…

The Biggest Online Bridge Tournament: THE event of the year!

Mark your calendars for 12 December (Paris time UTC+1) and come help us give birth to the biggest online bridge tournament ever held! The Biggest Online Bridge Tournament This tournament scored by MPs will be run both on Funbridge and BBO (20 deals on each platform). The overall rankings will be made available to you by email in the days following the event and will include results from Funbridge and…

Take part in Milan Macura’s June exclusive tournament!

Bridge champion Milan Macura is looking forward to seeing you again on Funbridge, this time from 24th to 29th June, to participate in his “June exclusive tournament”! Learn by comparing your bidding, card play and results After many hours spent playing deals and taking tricks, it is now time to challenge the champion! Milan Macura will also take part in the June exclusive tournament. This is an excellent way to…