Episode 24

Hi, my name is John McAllister. I have spent the past six years playing bridge all around the world. My goal is to win a world championship. Doing so requires getting into the minds of the world’s best players.

I can not think of a better, more fun way to do so, than to interview great bridge players and share their insights in podcast format.

Chris Willenken – Episode 24

Not all professional bridge players are world class. I will comfortably posit that Chris Willenken is. Having watched a director ask Chris about a bidding problem at an NABC I’ve been dumbfounded about how much Chris knows with just a few words introduction. Demand for playing lessons with him has skyrocketed during COVID-19 as bridge players seek to improve their games online.

I love the role Chris’ mother played in helping him find this lifelong pursuit. Find out how she and bridge communities in both the Poconos and New York City’s initial nurturing helped turn Chris into a top American expert.

Search “The Setting Trick” on your preferred listening platform or click on one of the links below.
Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chris-willenken-will-fascinate-you/id1345780835
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/john-mcallister-221670174/24-chris-willenken-1
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