Last weekend was the first “Tarifa International Beach Polo Championships 2014” which took place at Playa de Los Lances, Tarifa, organised by Polo4Ever
The second round of play in the 2014 Tortugas Open at Pilar in Argentina.
Rains and wet fields once again forced the postponement of Tortugas Open play.
): 3(IBPB) in the third chukka.
In the final chukka, IBPB showed their strong willing to the victory, but they lost several good chances. Both of IBPB and VBP got 1 goal in the final chukka. Eduardo Venturino got the last goal in this match for IBPB. At the end of the fourth chukka the score stood at VBP with 7 goals and IBPB with 5 goals.
The next match of the day was played between the RSC and LRB teams.
In the first chukka, RSC got 2 goals, with a beautiful quick attack and 60 yards penalty. Malclom Borwick, got the second goal for RSC by a 60 yards penalty. LRB got 2 goals by penalty. The score was 2 (RSC): 2(LRB) in the first chukka.
From the second chukka, the atmosphere on the field became more and more intense. More than 3 players fell from their pony in this match, the ambulance was busy during this match. LRB got a goal first in the second chukka with a beautiful under-neck shot when the players got into chaos. Liu Shilai redeem the fault from missing the long pass, and got the goal. When there was only 2 minutes left LRB got a goal. Miguel got the last goal by a beautiful tail back shot. The score was 4 (RSC): 4(LRB) in the second chukka.
After a short break, In the third chukka, RSC seemed like they had recovered all their energy, they got 3 goals in less than 3 minutes, because of the excellent defense of RSC, LRB got only 1 goal in the third chukka. The score was 7 (RSC): 5(LRB) in the third chukka.
In the fourth chukka, we can feel the strong willing to win the game of all the players on the field. Although itâ€™s cruel, we will have only just one champion. Liu Shilai the owner of Tang Polo Club showed great courage and wonderful techniques, he successfully frustrated the efforts to score of LRB for 3 times continuously. The score was 8 (RSC): 6(LRB) in the final chukka.
On the 21th, Sep 2014, the second day of the China Open 12-Goal Polo Tournament, two match has taken place. The first match of the day was played between the IBPB and LRB teams.
Brain Xu from IBPB dominated the first chukka with scoring 5 goals, and prevented LRB from getting even one goal, thatâ€™s really an amazing for one player got 5 goals in a single chukka. The score was 5 (IBPB): 0(LRB) in the first chukka.
In the second chukka, Both of IBPB and VBP got 1 goal. Diego Gomez got the goal for IBPB and Viscount Melville got the goal for LRB. The score was 6(IBPB): 1(LRB) in the second chukka.
In the third chukka, Brian Xu again got a goal for IBPB with a lovely under neck shot. Not long after the goal from Brain, Diego Gomez got another goal for IBPB, he got the ball from a very long pass from his partner and shot it into the goal easily. When there was only 5 seconds left, George Meyrick got a goal for LRB. The score was 8(IBPB): 2(LRB) in the third chukka.
LRB began to counterattack in the final chukka. LRB got 4 goals in the final chukka. LRB got two goals by penalties, and another two goals by quick attack. When there were only two minutes left, Deigo Gomez got a goal for IBPB by a beautiful nearside shot. And George Meyrick got the last goal of this match for LRB during the overtime. The score was 9(IBPB): 6(LRB) in the final chukka.
The second match of the day was played between RSC and VBP teams.
In the first chukka, Malcolm from RSC got the first goal of this match by quick attack at the very beginning. But Malcolm didnâ€™t stop his show, he got the second goal for RSC by a nearside shot. Benjamin Urquiza from VBP changed the score by a huge shot. In the rest time both Malcolm and Benjamin Urquiza got a goal. In the first chukka, Malcolm got 3 goals and Benjamin got 2 goals, their performance was very good, and they dominated the first chukka. The score was 3(RSC): 2(VBP) in the final chukka.
Mikee Romero from VBP cut the ball away and took the ball by himself from the backfield to the goal, with a lovely shot he got the first goal of the second chukka, and equaled the score to RSC. Liu Shilai from RSC cut the ball away and got the goal. After the players changed their field, the same story happened again, Liu Shilai got another goal. But that was not enough for Liu Shilai, he got a long pass from Malcolm, and got the third goal in the second chukka. Benjamin got a 60 yards penalty, and he successfully made it. The score was 6(RSC): 4(VBP) in the final chukka.
In the third chukka, Malcolm got two goals, he got one of them by a beautiful under-neck shot, and got the other one by quick attack. The score was 8(RSC): 4(VBP) in the final chukka.
In the final chukka, VBP team got 2 goals. The player from VBP team got a chance of a 30 yards penalty, and he successfully made it. Benjamin got the last goal of the Royal Salute Gold Cup 2014 China Open Polo Tournament. The score was 8(RSC): 6(VBP) in the final chukka.
The MVP of the 12 goal tournament was Malcolm from RSC.
The best playing pony of this tournament was Lisa.
Located just two hours by car from Los Angeles and San Diego, the greater Palm Springs area is home to one of the largest and most popular winter polo destinations, the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA
The second round of play in the qualifiers for the Hurlingham Open and the Argentine Open
There’s more than a hint of the Countryside in the London air at Fulham Palace, SW7 this weekend as the inaugural Country Life Fair comes to town
The International Gay Polo League Tournament is moving to the International Polo Club Palm Beach.