News and Updates

20/09/2023 Added some new links to the Other Links area, and fixed the links that were not working.

11/09/2023 Updated the News and Updates drop down menu, adding a small article on Ian Trackman, who passed away at the end of June.

08/09/2023 New provisional heading and pages added for the 2024 competitions.

07/09/2023 Updated Home Page and Reflections of 2023 page in the 2023 Championships drop down menu, with updated text.

20/08/2023 Rebuilt the 2022 Championships pages from an old site.

11/08/2023 Updated The Games page in the 2023 Championships drop down menu, and added the PBNs from this years event. A few people have asked for these.

10/08/2023 Corrected a fault in Mobile View on the The Games page in the 2023 Championships drop down menu.

8/08/2023 The 2023 Championships page was updated due to an error in one of the bridge robots Namaing. All of the rounds have been updated, but the graphic cropping needs work. A section called The Games has been added to the 2023 Championships menu. There is a selection of the games, including the Semi Finals and Finals.

7/08/2023 The Running Table was updated due to an error and the Semi Finals and Final scores have been added.

6/08/2023 The Running Table and the Scores for the 9th round have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. The Semi Finals and Final will be played tomorrow the 6th August.

5/08/2023 The Running Table and the Scores for the 8th round have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. Due to the two days used up with technical difficulties the Championships finishing date has been moved out to the 6th August.

3/08/2023 The Running Table and the Scores for the 7th round have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. Due to the two days used up with technical difficulties the Championships finishing date has been moved out to the 6th August.

1/08/2023 The Running Table and the Scores for the 5th round have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. Due to the two days used up with technical difficulties the Championships finishing date has been moved out to the 6th August.

31/07/2023 The Running Table and the Scores for the 4th round have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. Due to the two days used up with technical difficulties the Championships finishing date has been moved out to the 6th August. I have also updated some inaccuracies on the More About The Bots page, and Bots taking part.

29/07/2023 The Running table and the Scores for the 3rd round have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. There has sadly been a delay to play due to technicall difficulties, and the competition might over run by a couple of days.

27/07/2023 The Running table and the Scores for the first and second rounds have been updated on the 2023 Championships page. The tables are not work in mobile view at the moment,apologies.

25/07/2023 The unofficial Computer Bridge Championships started yesterday 24th July 2023. Today was taken as a rest day due to technical difficulties. As part of these difficulties, Bridge Baron 29 has been withdrawn.

23/07/2023 Updated the Home Page as the unofficial Computer Bridge Championships start tomorrow 24th July 2023.

21/07/2023 Added Bidding Discrepancies Section to Conditions of Contest in the 2023 Championships section. Also removed numbered bullet point in certain sections as inconsistent.

10/07/2023 I've moved the Championship intro to the Reflections page, and added detail to the 2023 Championship page.

27/06/2023 An update to the More About The Bots section has been made. I am working on some bidding system faults as I now look after the Bridge Captain 6.2 program for the up coming event.

21/06/2023 I have edited some of the wording for better reading, and fixed a few typos.

25/05/2023 The Official World Computer Bridge Championships in Marrakesh have been cancelled. The finalising dates for my own championships has also been calculated now. My own championships will run from the 24th July 2023 to the 4th August 2023.

11/05/2023 The tests are nearly complete. The new rule changes have worked well in the tests, but has shown up one or two things we hadn't foreseen It has been decided that each bridge robot will have it's favoured bidding system and conventions , provided that the opposing bot has that system and conventions in his setup to avoid bidding misunderstandings.

03/05/2023 The majority of the test matches for this years main event have been completed. There has been a late change to the rules in the Conditions of Contest section following on from these tests.

09/04/2023 Test matches for this years main event have now started. This to make sure that the bridge robots do as we expect.

09/04/2023 Conditions of Contest rules have been updated. Also fixed grammatical errors from proof reading. Changed the layout

20/03/2023 Added button systems to make it quicker to return to the home page or to the top of the page. Also fixed grammatical errors from proof reading.

18/03/2023 Updated an omission in the More About the Bots section in the 2023 chapionships pages relating to Meadowlark 4.1.

18/03/2023 Updated Fonts and layout errors.

16/03/2023 Updated some links, and errors found in proof reading.

15/03/2023 Updated Home Page and links following a template issue.

15/03/2023 About Me link added.

15/03/2023 Added contact details.

15/03/2023 Added 2023 Championship page.

15/03/2023 World Championships (WCBC) link added.

15/03/2023 Updated subheadings to add links and pages from other site.

15/03/2023 Updated Drop Down controlling, as it is easier than SEO

15/03/2023 Added My 2022 Bridge Robot Contest from the ComputerBridge.se site

10/03/2023 Updated the More About the Bots section. Meadowlark 4.1 now arrived and confirmed.

09/03/2033 Updated Home Page with first changes.