Cartier Queen’s Cup Week 1

Wins for Thai Polo, MT Vikings, Monterosso & Park Place

The Cartier Queen’s Cup is the last of the English high goal tournaments this season and the action began earlier this week on Tuesday 28 July with action every day since. 2020 marks the 60th anniversary of this prestigious tournament, which over the past six decades as seen some of the best polo players add their name to the trophy, Thai Polo kicked off proceedings on Tuesday 28 July with a 9-7 win against 2019 Queen’s Cup winners, Scone Polo. The following day, Wednesday 29 July, saw a double win for the Monterosso organisation as MT Vikings defeated Park Place Vaara 9-7 and Monterosso secured a 13-10 win against Polo Stud Schockemöhle. Thursday 30 July saw a narrow 12-11 win for Gold Cup Semi Finalists Park Place against Segavas, a newcomer to the 2020 English high goal. Today, Friday 31 July, sees King Power Gold Cup finalists (Les Lions/Great Oaks and Next Generation) in their first Cartier Queen’s Cup matches; Les Lions/Great Oaks vs Thai Polo at 12pm and Next Generation vs Polo Stud Schockemöhle at 3pm. Although the matches are being played behind closed doors, all the action is being livestreamed via GuardsTV.   

The Cartier Queen’s Cup Schedule:Friday 31 July: Les Lions/Great Oaks vs Thai Polo (12pm) & Next Generation vs Polo Stud Schockemöhle (4pm)

Sunday 2 August: Park Place Vaara vs Scone Polo (12pm) & Monterosso vs Park Place (3pm)

Monday 3 August: Next Generation vs Segavas (3pm)

Tuesday 4 August: Les Lions/Great Oaks vs Monterosso Vikings (3pm)

Wednesday 5 August: Park Place Vaara vs Thai Polo (12pm) & Park Place vs Polo Stud Schockemöhle (3pm)

Friday 7 August: Monterosso vs Next Generation (12pm) & Les Lions/Great Oaks vs Scone Polo (3pm)

Saturday 8 August: Polo Stud Schockemöhle vs Segavas (12pm) 

Sunday 9 August: Monterosso Vikings vs Thai Polo (3pm)

Tuesday 11 August: Monterosso vs Segavas & Next Generation vs Park Place

Wednesday 12 August: Monterosso Vikings vs Scone Polo & Les Lions/Great Oaks vs Park Place Vaara

Saturday 15 August: Knockout phase matches x2

Sunday 16 August: Knockout phase matches x2

Wednesday 19 August: Semi Finals

Thursday 20 August: Subsidiary Semi Finals 

Sunday 23 August: Subsidiary Final  

Cartier Queen’s Cup Teams:League One

Scone Polo (22): Ollie Cudmore (6), James Harper (7), Nicolas Pieres (9) & David Paradice (0)

Thai Polo (21): Jack Richardson (6), Michel Del Carril (6) Tomas Beresford (6) & Ned Hine (3)

Monterosso Vikings (22): James Beim (7), Sebastian Merlos (8), Holly Butler (0) & Juan Martin Zubia (7)

Park Place Vaara (22): Juan Britos (8), Will Harper (3), Hilario Ulloa (10) & Zac Beim (1)

Les Lions/Great Oaks (23): Dillon Bacon (2), Santiago Laborde (6), Camilo Castagnola (7) & Bartolome Castagnola Jnr (8)

League TwoMonterosso (22): Jeronimo Del Carril (6), Alessandro Bazzoni (1), Ignacio Toccalino (8) &Guillermo Terrera (7)

Polo Stud Schockemöhle (19): Juan Gris Zavaleta (7), Jaime Huidobro (7), TBC (0) & Patrick Maleitzke (4)

Park Place (22): Kian Hall (3), Andrey Borodin (0), Gonzalito Pieres (9) & Facundo Pieres (10)

Segavas (22): Joaquin Pittuluga (7), Mark Tomlinson (6), John Paul Clarkin (6) & Luke Wiles (3)

Next Generation (23): Diego Cavanagh (8), Jean-Francois Decaux (0), Adolfo Cambiaso (10) & Adolfo ‘Poroto’ Cambiaso Jnr (5) 

Photograph: James Beim & Hilario Ulloa in action. By ©

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