Three-suited Squeeze (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°894 – May 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n°894 on 15 May 2015. This month, Funbridge invites you to discover another squeeze deal commented by the Belgian player Jean-Michel Grosfils. In the last article, we had given you a first example of an unusual squeeze where opponents were obliged to slavishly rectify the count for declarer. Here is a new case seen on Funbridge illustrating an…

Your August newsletter

Some details still need to be worked out but the next update of your app will soon be available for download! It will include two major new features. Find out more below! August News Giving as a gift Struggling to find a perfect gift idea for a friend? Your friend plays Funbridge? Offer him/her a subscription with unlimited deals or a deals pack! This feature will be available in the next…

Femmes fatales dress in red (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°893 – April 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n°893 on 15 April 2015. For once, Funbridge presents a squeeze deal commented by Jean-Michel Grosfils (one of the best Belgian players). Planning the play and playing it should give you a hard time. Please first hide East-West’s hands.  5 2  8 4  Q 8 7 5  A 9 7 5 3  7  J 9 7 2  A…

Your July newsletter

With two new game modes released over the last two months, namely “commented tournaments” and “face the elites“, activity on Funbridge is in full swing. A free introductory module to bridge has also been developed in partnership with the Swedish Bridge Federation, allowing you to review the basics of bridge and assess your level thanks to numerous exercises. Please note that this game mode is exclusively reserved for Swedish players…

Update: discover the new commented tournaments!

  An update of your application including the new game mode mentioned in the June newsletter is now available. Discover the new commented tournaments now! A new way of learning and making progress Commented tournaments have been developed in close collaboration with professional bridge players. Barry Rigal Famous British player, author, journalist and head Vugraph commentator for the WBF. Philippe Soulet French player, twice world champion, unanimously recognised as a…

Bids from Belgium (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°892 – March 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n° 892 on 15 March 2015. Funbridge doesn’t only focus on card play. This month you will be challenged by a slam sequence requiring some thinking. As you may know, Funbridge Quiz 2 is available on tablets and smartphones. It enables you to improve different areas of your game, especially auction, leads and defence, and test your knowledge…

2016 Team Championship: results of Quarter 2

Please note that the Team Championship is only available on Funbridge for Windows computers. Quarter 2 of the 2016 Team Championship ended on 30 June. Discover the overall rankings per division below, before the beginning of the third and penultimate quarter. Extract from general ranking per division DIVISION 1 DIVISION 2 DIVISION 3 DIVISION 4 1 – Poland 5 2 – Normale 3 – Les six compagnons View more 1…

Jérôme Rombaut crowned European Champion in Budapest

Jérôme Rombaut – François Combescure – Jean-Christophe Quantin – Thomas Bessis – Frédéric Volcker – Lionel Sebbane (C) – Cédric Lorenzini The European Bridge Team Championships held in Budapest from 16th to 25th June 2016 are now over. 3 series have been played Open: the most prestigious event with 37 registered teams, Women: 23 teams, Senior: 24 teams. To have a chance to secure a ticket to the next World Team Championships in Lyon…

Your June newsletter

The new game mode “face the elites” was released a few weeks ago and we were interested to know the reception it got from you and the Funbridge community. If we look at the figures, we are pleased to see that many of you have enjoyed taking on opponents stronger than themselves, but the top positions of the rankings remain hard to reach. 111,785 “face the elites” tournaments played 18,144…