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How to Play Bridge in Under 8 Minutes

Houstonian Eddie Wold was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame for the American Contract Bridge League. Wold started playing while attending Rice University. Today, he’s an active bridge teacher in the area. He recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he played in the North American Bridge Championship. Producer Maggie Martin invited Wold to the […]

Image: Freeimages.comHoustonian Eddie Wold was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame for the American Contract Bridge League.

Wold started playing while attending Rice University. Today, he’s an active bridge teacher in the area. He recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he played in the North American Bridge Championship.

Producer Maggie Martin invited Wold to the studio to talk about what it takes to be a hall of fame bridge player, and she posed a challenge: could he teach her how to play the card game in eight minutes or less?

MORE: Bridge: Like Any Real Champion, Eddie Wold Always Tries (New York Times, June 25, 1982)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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