Discover the new features

The latest update of your application is now available for download for free. Come discover the new game mode “Face the Elites“! To install it, go to your favourite application store: App Store, Google Play or Mac App Store. What’s new? Face the Elites This is the MAJOR new feature of this updated version! Accessible from the button “Practice”, this game mode will allow you to replay the tournaments from…

Your May newsletter

April ended on a successful note! Indeed, Jérôme Rombaut, one of the creators of Funbridge who is also in charge of Argine (i.e. the AI playing with you), qualified for Team France and will thus take part in the next European Bridge Team Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from the 16th to the 26th of June. Click here for full information about Team France and the upcoming international…

Jérôme Rombaut in Team France at the next European Bridge Team Championships held in Budapest

François Combescure – Thomas Bessis – Frédéric Volcker – Jean-Christophe Quantin – Cédric Lorenzini – Jérôme Rombaut Jérôme Rombaut, one of the creators of Funbridge who is also in charge of the development of Argine (i.e. the AI playing with you), qualified for the French Open Team with his partner François Combescure after selection rounds which took place at the headquarters of the French Bridge Federation (FFB) in late April. France Team is made up…

Enigmatic variations (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°890 – January 2015)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n° 890 on 15 January 2015. The following deal from the Team DN2 is so nice that it would have deserved to be played on Funbridge and it cost me promotion to DN1! (DN1 stands for “National Division 1” and DN2 stands for “National Division 2”) Here is my hand in South: ♠ 10 5 ♥ – ♦ A K…

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! April news 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…

2016 Team Championship: results of Quarter 1

Quarter 1 of the 2016 Team Championship ended on 14 April. Here are the teams on the podium of each division at the end of Quarter 1: Please note that the movements (i.e. promotion, relegation, secured place) across the divisions will take place at the very beginning of the next game. EXTRACT FROM GENERAL RANKING PER DIVISION DIVISION 1 DIVISION 2 DIVISION 3 DIVISION 4 1 – Cidade Invicta 2 – Les…

On the Avignon bridge… (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°889 – December 2014)

  Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n° 889 on 15 December 2014. 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”. In partnership with the founders of Bridge Collège (Vanessa Reess and Wilfried Libbrecht), I attended the Avignon festival and there I saw an…

Update of your app

  What’s new in your application? The whole Funbridge team is proud and pleased to inform you that the new version of your application is now available! This is a major update since it includes important graphical changes and new navigation enabling you to get the most out of the current and next features of the app. To install it, all you need to do is download the updated version…

Technical control (Le Bridgeur Magazine n°888 – November 2014)

Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the French magazine Le Bridgeur n° 888 on 15 November 2014. In a slam sequence, bidding controls often poses difficulties. Here is an original option to overcome them. We are working on the game engine on a daily basis. One of the biggest challenges is to programme slam bids as they require a considerable amount of judgement. Below is an example of a…

Your March newsletter

This month we have analysed the number of deals played every day on Funbridge. The result is pretty impressive and that is putting it mildly. Indeed, we have reached the million mark with 1,003,729 deals played in a day on 6 July 2015. The following game modes have seen the highest number of deals played: series (460,000 deals a day on average), practice (200,000 deals a day), challenges (150,000 deals…