Mark your calendar for the new “Jack High” Swiss Pairs tournament in London on 28th December!

New Jack High Swiss Pairs tournament at the Year End Congress London Friday 28th December 2018 with additional prizes from Funbridge! Try your hand at tournament bridge this Christmas at the ‘Jack High’ Swiss Pairs. This new EBU competition is for the majority of club players and is an ideal first foray into tournament bridge. Entry to this event is limited to players with a NGS* of no more than…

A look back at the Norwegian Bridge Festival 2018

The Norwegian Bridge Festival 2018 took place in Drammenshallen, Drammen from August 3rd through 11th 2018. Drammenshallen is a sports hall, home arena for Drammen Handball Club, and also used by a lot of local sports clubs. It’s also a former well known concert arena, hosting artists like U2, Dire Straits, Iron Maiden, Sting etc. Drammen is a beautiful town located around the Drammen river at the fjord of Drammen,…

A look back at 2018 Orlando World Bridge Series

Orlando World Bridge Series

2017 Vice World Champion and Funbridge Team member Jérôme Rombaut took part in Orlando World Bridge Series from 21 September to 7 October. He shares his impressions with us in an exclusive interview. Orlando World Bridge Series were made up of: 4 teams events: Rosenblum Cup, McConnell Cup, Rand Cup and Mixed Teams. 4 pairs events: Open Pairs, Women’s Pairs, Senior Pairs and Mixed Pairs. Orlando World Bridge Series Rosenblum Cup…

A look back at the Wujiang 17th World Youth Bridge Team Championships

The Wujiang World Youth Bridge Team Championships, organized by the WBF from 8th to 18th August in China have just ended. 77 teams and 556 players have competed in the 4 main categories: Juniors (U26), Girls (U26), Youngsters (U21) and Kids (U16). Here are the top 3 teams in each category: Juniors: 1. Sweden / 2. Singapore / 3. Netherlands Youngsters: 1. Sweden / 2. Israel / 3. France Girls:…

17th World Youth Bridge Championships: follow the matches live!

The 17th World Youth Bridge Team Championships started on 8th August and will continue through to 18th August in Wujiang, China.   We are pleased to announce that we will be broadcasting one match per round throughout the 17th World Youth Championships. How to access? All you have to do is launch your Funbridge app and click the TV icon at the bottom right of your screen: The latest World…

A look back at the Biarritz bridge festival

This year the Biarritz bridge festival took place from 29th June to 10th July in the prestigious casino. Over the years this festival has been emulated. And this year especially it broke all the records and became the top bridge festival in France. This is a nice achievement for this festival which included a varied entertainment programme with a Basque buffet and a smoothie bike, among other things. In a…

Results of the 14th European Youth Bridge Pairs Championships – Opatija, Croatia

The 14th European Youth Bridge Pairs Championships took place from 11th to 15th July in Opatija, Croatia, almost one month after the 54th European Bridge Team Championships held in Ostend, Belgium (You can find all the details about this event in our June newsletter. These championships for young bridge players include 5 pairs events: U26, Ladies Pairs, U21, U16, U13 and Mixed Pairs. In this article you will find the…

Philadelphia – Spring NABC 2018

The Spring NABC (North American Bridge Championship) sponsored by the ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) took place in Philadelphia last week, more precisely from 8 to 18 March. It is worth recalling that the main tournament of this event is the Vanderbilt KO Teams. This trophy is named after Harold Stirling Vanderbilt (1994-1970) who won the contest twice in 1932 and 1940. The Vanderbilt was contested annually in New York…

A look back at the Monaco European Winter Games

The second edition of the European Winter Games was held in Monaco from 17 to 23 February. A 7-day event under the sunshine where great champions played with panache! You missed it? Discover the results below: Team Mahaffey won the Zimmerman Cup: Boye BROGELAND (Norway) Espen LINDQVIST (Norway) Zia MAHMOOD (USA) Jeff MECKSTROTH (USA) Watch Zimmerman team, who won the 1st edition, receive their prize in video! Team Lavazza won…

Biarritz International Winter Bridge Festival: focus on the youth!

The Biarritz International Bridge Festival was held from 19 to 25 February 2018. You missed it? We are here to keep you updated! The main events of this 7-day festival were: “Patton Lavazza” with 31 participating teams! The event took place over 3 days including 2 days of qualifying sessions with 13 matches. The top 4 teams played final matches on the last day.So who is the winner? Philippe Molina…