Your Januray newsletter

The whole Funbridge team wishes you a very Happy New Year 2018! We hope that quitting bridge is not part of your (good?) resolutions and that you still enjoy the game. Because as shown on the infographic below (click on the image to open), you really made an impression last year… And we challenge you to do better next year! Ready? Also in the news Highlights of 2017 Several new game modes…

Highlights of 2017

Take a look back at the new features and improvements that have marked the year 2017 for Funbridge. New Team Championship The new Team Championship is the first new feature released in 2017 and this was just the beginning! Indeed, its easy access and user-friendly interface have attracted many players. Over 1,000 teams have taken part in it throughout the year (More figures on our 2017 infographic)! If you have…

Changing tack to land a small slam (English Bridge Union)

  Article written by Christophe Grosset and published in the magazine the English Bridge Union (December 2017). Since the start of September, the EBU has been running online robot games at www.funbridge.com every Saturday and Sunday with a monthly ladder compiled from the best four games each month. In the October ladder, this board stood out as a particularly interesting deal:  A 2  A R 7 5  6 5 3…

Your December newsletter

The whole Funbridge team wishes you a happy holiday season and hopes to see you again on Funbridge in 2018 for a new year filled with new features and enhancements! Meanwhile, don’t miss our monthly news! Argine, THE target! Nothing can stop our game engine Argine! It is taking up challenges at breakneck speed! In just over 3 months, Argine has been challenged nearly 650,000 times by over 29,000 separate players. It…

A look back at the IMSA Elite Mind Games

The IMSA Elite Mind Games were held from 7th to 16th December in Huai’An, China. The IMSA (International Mind Sports Association) was founded in 2005 by José Damiani, former President of World Bridge Federation. The main mind sports are represented: Bridge, Chess, Draughts and Go. Chinese chess have also been invited to participate in this 2nd edition. In addition to China, the host country which came 5th in Lyon, the…

Exit cards (Le Bridgeur Magazine No.907)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur No.907 (January/February 2017) Challenges are one of my favourite game modes on Funbridge. The format is quite simple: you challenge a player on 5 deals with IMP scoring. What is special about it is that you see the results while playing, so you can check the latest score, which allows you to adapt your strategy accordingly. My friend…

How to give brand new GOTO Bridge 18 as a Christmas gift

The release of brand new GOTO Bridge 18 is a major bridge event of this holiday season, and with good reason. In addition to being available on Windows computers (as the previous 17 versions of the software), this new version is also available on Mac, iPad and Android tablets for the very first time. It includes unlimited deals, numerous practice game modes to get started, take up bridge again and…

Your November newsletter

Take a look at this month’s news! Claim more easily The recent update of your app allows you to claim the remaining tricks at the table much more easily and at any time when it is your turn to play, both while a trick is in progress and in defence.Similarly, the East-West players will also enjoy this improved feature and will be able to claim the remaining tricks when possible. Don’t forget to…