Polo: 2016 Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship

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The fixture for the traditional Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship has been announced. This is the first of the three great Polo Open Championships in the Official Spring Season of the Argentine Polo Association that make up the honorable "Triple Crown" of Argentine Polo, together with the 123rd Hurlingham Club Open and the 123rd Argentine Open in Palermo that will be played later this year.



Tortugas Open will kick off on Tuesday, September 27h, 2016, with the participation of the six teams with the highest handicap in the world, that will be disputing the Emilio de Anchorena Cup.


The schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions. Check on this post online for updates in case of rain.

All matches will be played on the fields of Tortugas Country Club, Ruta Panamericana Ramal Pilar km. 38.5.

Don´t miss the opportunity of attending this world class event and experience Polo the Argentine way. Contact me so I can arrange transportation for you (at least 24 hours in advance) or a full Polo package.

Participating Teams:

League A
La Dolfina: Adolfo Cambiaso Jr 10, David Stirling Jr 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10, Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 40.
La Aguada Las Monjitas: Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8, Eduardo Novillo Astrada Jr 9, Miguel Novillo Astrada 9, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9. Total: 35.
El Paraiso: Agustín Merlos 9, Ignacio Toccalino 9, Ignacio Heguy 9, Santiago Toccalino 8. Total 35.

League B
Ellerstina: Pablo Pieres 10, Facundo Pieres 10, Gonzalo Pieres Jr 10, Nicolás Pieres 9. Total: 39
Alegría: Guillermo Caset 10, Hilario Ulloa 10, Lucas Monteverde Jr 9, Frederick Mannix Jr 8. Total: 37.
Washington: Diego Cavanagh 8, Ezequiel Martinez F 8, Facundo Sola. 8, Alfredo Capella B 9. Total: 34.

Fixture of matches (results in red):

Tuesday, September 27 (Match 1) - League A
1:00 pm: La Aguada Las Monjitas 11 vs El Paraiso 10

Tuesday, September 27 (Match 2) - League B 
3.30 pm: Alegria 12 vs Washington 11

Saturday, October 1 (Match 3) - League A
3:30 pm: La Dolfina 15 vs El Paraiso 5

Sunday, October 2  (Match 4) - League B SUSPENDED FOR RAIN
New date: Monday, October 3
3:30 pm: Ellerstina 16 vs Washington 5

Saturday, October 8 (Match 5) - League A
3:30 pm: La Dolfina 12 vs La Aguada Las Monjitas 5

Sunday, October 9 (Match 6) - League B
3:30 pm: Ellerstina 11 vs Alegria 9

Saturday,  October 15 - FINAL - SUSPENDED FOR RAIN
New Date: Sunday, October 16th
3:30 pm COPA EMILIO ANCHORENA
La Dolfina 18 (Winner League A) vs Ellerstina 12 (Winner League B)
LA DOLFINA CHAMPION OF THE 2016 TORTUGAS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

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