Q: When I have a slow table and use the Bridgemate button 0 = Not played, it says PASS in Magic Contest. Why is that? I want to give 50% to both pairs. A: According to the bridge laws, there is nothing like "not played". Every board has to have a result or a ruling. … Continue reading Why do I get PASS in Magic Contest when I enter 0=Not played in Bridgemate?
TeamViewer is a program that allows your PC to be remotely controlled. It is used for the installation tutorial that is included in the original purchase price, or if support has to be given that way. . Set up an appointment An appointment has to be set up to receive support. E-mail email@example.com with a request … Continue reading How do I start TeamViewer 9 to get support?
Combined Mitchell is a movement for odd number of tables when in fact you have 2 x 12,5 = 25 tables, 2 x 11,5 = 23 tables, 2 x 10,5 = 21 tables, and so on. Since Magic Contest cannot have two pairs with a bye from different sections play each other, selecting this movement … Continue reading Why do not all names in Combined Mitchell show in Bridgemate?
The following is required to report results to the internet: Specify the technical details for your website Create the internet file Transfer the file to the internet Create a link to the results All of this is described in Print & Report > Report contest.
This most likely happens because you have changed a setting in Bridgemate Control Software (BCS). This setting is found in Tools > Options > General and is called Erase original records of deleted scores. The default value is that this setting is not active. You may not change this! If you activate this setting Magic Contest cannot … Continue reading Why do changed results in Bridgemate not change in Magic Contest?
This is a multi-session event, and you seem to have added a few pairs in the 2nd session. That combination means that Magic uses Neuberg's formula in session 2 with the same top as in session 1, which is then lower than normal. Normally, when Neuberg's formula is used, there are less results on a board. … Continue reading Why do some pairs score 101% on some boards?
Version 4.13 (August 2018): A warning is shown when this problem occurs, both in normal events and in Swiss Pairs. Q: We played a 36-board event today with lead card validation. Boards 33-36 were tough. I believe that Magic Contest used 33-36 while Bridgemate/server used 1-4, so it was difficult to randomly find the right … Continue reading Why did validation of lead cards fail in the end of the event?
This problem occurs when the following is true: You use Bridgemate II The first Bridgemate Control Software installation on your computer took place after 18 June 2015, i.e. BCS version 3.1.2 or later You have activated a number of Bridgemate II settings through Magic Contest that are found through Contest menu > Settings > Bridgemate, … Continue reading Magic Contest cannot write to the BMPlayer.mdb file used by Bridgemate Control Software
Some clubs have the same players and the same pairs playing every week. When that is the case it is convenient to transfer all names from last week. Magic Contest was not designed for this method of entering names. It is however possible to achieve through a few simple steps. . Make one permanent setting … Continue reading How do I transfer names from one week to the next?