HONG KONG POLO, CHANTILLY POLO CLUB and POLO PARK ZÜRICH claimed first victories at the opening of the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP
The first edition of the POLO RIDER CUP held at the Polo Club of Chantilly kicked off on Thursday 10th June and continues until 20th June 2021 with an impressive participation of 12 teams from 8 different countries.
The POLO RIDER CUP is played between 10 and 12 goals handicap and 5 chukkers per game for 30 games.
The opening day of the POLO RIDER CUP tournament matched the following games: Hong Kong Polo faced Hamburger Polo Club, followed by Polo Club de Chantilly against Polo Club Düsseldorf, and in the last match of the day, Moscow Polo Club met Polo Park Zürich.
In the first game of the day, Hong Kong Polo took the win against Hamburger Polo Club by 12 to 8 goals.
Hong Kong scored a total of 10 penalty goals, and the team was led by an outstanding Brieuc Rigaux, who scored 9 goals.
The day’s second match saw Chantilly Polo Club winning to Polo Club Düsseldorf by 8 to 7 in an exciting extra chukker. At the end of the fourth chukker, Düsseldorf that was behind the score by 4 goals, managed to equal the game in the fifth chukker and forced an extra one. In the final chukker, Chantilly Polo Club missed three penalty faults, but in the end, Jota managed to score the victory goal from the field.
Polo Park Zürich defeated Moscow Polo Club 11-6 in the last game of the day. Min Podesta performed a great game scoring three consecutive goals at the beginning of the first chukker and 7 goals in total.
POLO RIDER CUP – DAY 1:
HAMBURGER POLO CLUB 8 – 12 HONG KONG POLO CLUB
Score progression: 1-2 / 2-4 / 5-6 / 6- 11 / 8-12
Hong Kong Polo: Edouard Costes 0 , Thierry Vetois 3 (3 goals), Adrien Le Gallo 3 , Brieuc Rigaux 6 (9 goals). Total HC: 12
Hamburger Polo Club: Caesar Crasemann 4 (4 goals), Heinrich Dumrath 4 (1 goal), Caspar Crasemann 4 (1 goal), Daniel Crasemann 0 (2 goals). Total HC: 12
Umpires: Rafael Silva & Juan José Araya
POLO CLUB DE CHANTILLY 8 – 7 POLO CLUB DÜSSELDORF
Score progression: 0-0 / 3-1 / 5-2 / 6-3 / 7-7 / 8-7
Polo Club de Chantilly: Sam Sztarkman 1 (4 goals), Martin Joaquin 5 (1 goal), Jota Chavanne 5 (3 goals), Alex Sztarkman 1. Total HC:12
Polo Club Düsseldorf: Otto Blank 0, Jesús Bordoni 2 (1 goal), Adrián Laplacette 6 (5 goals), Miguel Amieva 4 (1 goal). Total HC:12
Umpires: Juan José Diaz Alberdi & Juan José Araya
MOSCOW POLO CLUB 6 – 11 POLO PARK ZÜRICH
Score progression: 0-4 / 2-5 / 2-6 / 5-8 / 6-11
Moscow Polo Club: Gleb Fetisov 0, Misha Rodzianko 2 (2 goals), Simon Zavaleta 5 ( 2 goals), Edouard Pan 5 (2 goals). Total HC:12
Polo Park Zürich: Richard Harris 0, Elena Venot 1 (1 goal), Min Podesta 7 (7 goals), Carlos Solari 4 (3 goals)
Umpires: Rafael Silva & & Alejandro Pascual
Fixture and Teams (click)
Also you can check results at http://chukkerapp.com/
The POLO RIDER CUP continues on Friday, June 11
11:30am: Deauville International Polo Club vs. Empire Club of Coachella Valley
3pm: La Aguada Polo Club vs. Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago
5:30pm: Dos Lunas Polo Club vs. Evviva Polo St.Moritz