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…

Watch the matches of the 2017 World Teams Championships live with Funbridge Live!

Funbridge is the official partner of the World Teams Championships that will be held in Lyon, France, from 12th to 26th August 2017. On this occasion, a new feature called “Funbridge Live” allowing you to watch the competition matches live is now available. It includes: – Live presentations of the best matches deal by deal – Live streaming of the tables with the players – Expert commentary – Results and rankings updated live…

Your July newsletter: update and news

An updated version of Funbridge is now available for download. It includes enhanced features accessible when the deal is over: See all tricks again Gone are the days when you had to see how a deal was played trick by trick. You can now find the full list of tricks at a glance! Replay card play only You can now decide to replay the whole deal or the card play only. Advice from…

Your May newsletter

Following the recent release of the updated version of Funbridge for PC, many of you have become familiar with reorganised game modes and new game options. To help you through this process, this month we have decided to focus on the settings of the Funbridge software. How to access the settings? Click on the menu symbolised by the triple bar at the top left of your home screen. Once the…

Your April newsletter

After the sneak preview of the new PC version of Funbridge in the last newsletter (click here to read more), this month we look at the display and ergonomics options at the game table. To help you get started, Funbridge uses default options: play with the help of the pop-up window with bidding tips, play singletons and collect tricks automatically, switch North and South when North is the declarer, etc.…

Your March newsletter

Let’s start March off right with the brand new PC version of Funbridge! The design is directly inspired from the version for smartphones, tablets and Macs. Of course, it includes all your favourite game modes and the latest new features released over recent months: new Team Championship, federation tournaments, commented tournaments, etc. Click here to download the new PC version. What’s new on Funbridge? The same tournaments everywhere With the…

Your February newsletter

The beginning of the year saw the launch of the Team Championship (on smartphones, tablets and Mac), which was particularly well received by the Funbridge community. Indeed, 650 teams, among which 490 made up of at least 4 players (prerequisite for participation), have been created so far. Keep in mind that you can enter the Championship anytime. Either create your own team or join one of the incomplete teams. To…

World Bridge Championships 2017 in Lyon

Lyon to become the world capital of bridge in 2017 Lyon will host the next 2017 World Bridge Championships organised by the French Bridge Federation (the second-largest federation after the USA) and the World Bridge Federation. The Championships will be held at the Cité Centre de Congrès of Lyon from 12th to 26th August 2017. For the first time in this competition, all age groups will be represented, from school…