Your April newsletter
What happened on Funbridge this month? What are the next new features that will be brought to the app? All the answers to these questions can be found in this email!
2016 Team Championship
Quarter 1 of the 2016 Team Championship ended last week on Funbridge PC. It is now time to have a look at the provisional rankings before Quarter 2 starts tomorrow.This time it will be played with MP scoring. Please note that there is still time for you to create a team and register.
The last articles by J. Rombaut
Two articles written by Jérôme Rombaut are available on the blog this month:
Technical control: “In a slam sequence, bidding controls often poses difficulties. Here is an original option to overcome them.” Read
On the Avignon bridge: “In tournaments played with MP scoring, it is often preferable to play 3NT than an average slam in a minor, especially if you play better than the “field”.” Read
New bidding systems
Three new bidding systems will be added to the next version of the Funbridge app, i.e. ACOL English system – Strong two, Nordic (beginner, intermediate, competition) and NBB Standard(beginner, intermediate, competition).
To set your conventions from Funbridge, go to Settings>Bidding systems>Edit my system.
New results screen for challenges
The results screen of the game mode “Challenges” has been redesigned to make it more user-friendly.For each deal played, wins, draws and losses will be displayed in green, blue and red respectively. You will also have quicker access to the following information: the contract and lead made* by you and your opponent, the declarer (N/S), your result and your score.
*The lead is now displayed in all the rankings of the app.
Two new languages available
Traditional Chinese and Portuguese will be added to the list of languages available in your Funbridge app.
The app is also available in English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, German, Polish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and simplified Chinese.
Stay tuned to get the latest Funbridge news!
Have fun playing tournaments on Funbridge!
In the Nordic Standard you open with the lowest 4 cardssuit or with a suit with 5 cards or more. 1 NT opening is 15-17 points not 12-14.
Regarding signals a low card is a positive signal and a high card a negativ signal.
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