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. It must remain not active for Magic Contest to interpret results correctly. … 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

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 lead card. A1: The problem is in the board numbering and that Bridgemate does not handle several identical board numbers with different … 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 if 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 > Bridgemate > Properties, … Continue reading Magic Contest cannot write to the BMPlayer.mdb file used by Bridgemate Control Software

Magic Contest and Bridgemate Control Software stopped working after a Windows 10 update

Q: Running Magic Contest for several years without any problem. After a recent automatic update to Windows 10 has happened, a problem with Magic Contest and Bridgemate Control Software has appeared. A message pops up stating that MSCOMM32.OCX is not registered, and I am unable to use BCS. See image below. A: This is purely a … Continue reading Magic Contest and Bridgemate Control Software stopped working after a Windows 10 update

Why can’t I enter line-up and show team names in Bridgemate II

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