What happened on Funbridge in March? Find out more here!

What happened on Funbridge in March? Find full information below! Our artificial intelligence Argine has passed the symbolic mark of one million challenges won in just 6 months! As this post on our Facebook page, shows, you remain highly motivated to beat it and you can do it! 😉 And… Spring NABC 2018 The Spring NABC (North American Bridge Championship) took place in Philadelphia from 8 to 18 March. Our colleague Christophe Grosset…

Check before you blame the robots! (English Bridge Union)

Article written by Christophe Grosset and published in the magazine the English Bridge Union (February 2017). Whether your partner is a human being or a robot, the temptation to blame him for bad results is sometimes strong. Funbridge now offers the option to check if you are actually better than your partner on the platform by letting you challenge Argine, the robot, for as many 5-board matches as you want. Playing against…

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…

What happened on your bridge game in February? Find out more here!

What happened on Funbridge in February? Find out more below! Funbridge and the World Bridge Federation are now partners! Thanks to this partnership, you can participate in official WBF “Robot Bridge Points” tournaments and thus increase your WBF ranking directly on Funbridge. An updated version of your app is also available. What’s new in this version? New rankings and Funbridge Points tournaments! More details on the Funbridge blog. And… The deal explained by Jérôme…

A look back at the Baltic Festival, a Funbridge-sponsored event

At Funbridge, we like bridge, be it online or in club tournaments! In order to encourage contacts between bridge players (and Funbridge players!) and to further promote bridge, we have decided to sponsor events sharing these values and catching our attention! The sponsorship of the Baltic festival (i.e. Baltic countries’ festival) last August is a perfect illustration of our approach! This festival took place from 4 to 12 August 2017…

Discover the new rankings and Funbridge Points tournaments in the latest updated version of your bridge app!

Discover the new rankings and Funbridge Points tournaments in the updated version of your app now! How do I get “Funbridge Points”? Funbridge Points are awarded at the end of each federation tournament (in addition to official points awarded by national bridge federations) and at the end of each Funbridge Points tournament. What is a “Funbridge Points tournament”? These tournaments as well as all federation tournaments allow you to earn Funbridge Points. To access them, tap…

Missed Kiss (Le Bridgeur Magazine No.908)

  Article written by Jérôme Rombaut and published in the french magazine Le Bridgeur No.908 (March/April 2017) 1,100 teams competed in the Team Championship in 2017. Teams are split into 6 divisions. Their objective is to avoid relegation and to go up at the end of each month. I am lucky to have several good players in my team: Vanessa Réess, Anne-Laure Huberschwiller, Frédéric Volcker, Thomas Bessis and Pierre Franceschetti. We…

2018 St Moritz International Bridge Festival

The 77th St Moritz International Bridge Festival took place from 15 to 24 January in Switzerland. This festival attracts more and more players every year. Many nationalities were represented: Lebanese, Dutch, Poles, Italians, Americans… and a majority of Swiss! Four tournaments were held: Welcome Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Open Pairs and Teams. The organising committee (led by Fernando Piedra and Mrs Ehrart) had decided to have each tournament played in a different…