Why do changed results in Bridgemate not change in Magic 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?

Why did validation of lead cards fail in the end of the event?

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?

Magic Contest cannot write to the BMPlayer.mdb file used by Bridgemate Control Software

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