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Tony Priday Award
The inaugural Tony Priday
Award is being given to Bernard
Teltscher. Bernard established
and funded the Senior Camrose,
which is now known as the
Bernard played with Tony
Priday in many events, including
the 2014 Teltscher Trophy, with
the Great Britain team finishing
second, and the pair finishing
second in the cross-imp scoring.
He is President of the London
Metropolitan Bridge Association
and has also sponsored the
prestigious Lederer trophy.
Bernard can also be credited
with restarting the Cambridge
Bridge Club, in 1946, which had
been dormant during the war,
and acted as its President.
He is also the only EBU
member to have recognised the
work of the EBU staff by giving a
gift each Christmas.
David has represented England
with distinction on a number of
occasions. He has been a
successful coach of England
teams for nearly thirty years. He
coached Great Britain to the
Bermuda Bowl silver medal
(1987) and victory in the
(1991), has coached the highly
successful England Women's
team over recent years, and aided
the Senior team in their victory
in the 2014 European
Championships. He has also
acted as NPC for many Camrose
Sandra represented Great
Britain with distinction for more
than three decades winning five
European Championships and
two World Championships. She
has also represented England
successfully in both the Camrose
and Lady Milne.
EBU AWARDS 2015
These awards were announced at the 2015 AGM. The Tony Priday award, in memory of the man himself, is given for
outstanding contribution to bridge and enhancing the game in all its aspects. The Diamond Award is given to players in
recognition of excellence and success over a sustained period for England's international teams. Silver Awards recognise
long service and outstanding contribution to the administration of bridge at county and national level; Dimmie Fleming
Awards are given in recognition of a valued contribution to the game of bridge at county level and voluntary services to the
English Bridge Union.
Philip Mason is
been its very
successful chairman for 25 years
until earlier this year. He is a
member of the EBU tournament
committee and served with distinction as its chairman for some years.
He was an EBU board member and became its vice chairman. He was
also the board's representative to Bridge Great Britain.
There is no sphere of bridge administration with which Philip has
not been involved, at county or national level for a period of over