123rd Argentine Open Polo Championship

10:25 AM Sandra Gutrejde Suarez 2 Comments


Saturday, November 12th, 2016, will mark the start of the most important polo tournament in the world, the 123rd Argentine Open Polo Championship (Abierto Argentino de Polo), or simply "El Abierto", that will take place until December 10th, 2016. This tournament, held every year at the Cathedral of Polo, the Campo Argentino de Polo in Palermo (Av. del Libertador & Dorrego), brings together the best polo players in the world, and it is one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the international polo calendar. It´s also one of the main social events in Buenos Aires.

"Abonos" (full set of tickets for the 11 dates) and individual tickets on sale through Ticketek Argentina. Tickets may also be available on the same day of each match at the stadium's box office, except on the final dates when they may get sold out in advance.

Don´t miss the opportunity of attending this world class event. Contact me to inquire about special hospitality packages, Polo Day Experience including specialized guide, or if you need help getting your tickets in advance.

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.
Cria Yatay: Valerio Zubiaurre Jr 7, Cristian Laprida Jr 8, Joaquin Pittaluga 7, Ignacio Laprida 7. Total: 29.

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.
La Irenita: Juan Ruiz Guiñazu Jr 7, Juan M. Zavaleta Jr 7, Matías Mac Donough 8, Clemente Zavaleta 7. Total: 29.

Fixture: (Final results and updates in red)

Saturday November 12 – League A
2.00 pm: La Dolfina 22 vs. Cría Yatay 7 
4.00 pm: Alegría 18 vs. Washington 13 

Sunday November 13 – League B - Suspended for rain
New Date:
Monday November 14 - League B
2.00 pm: Ellerstina 17 vs. La Irenita 10 
4.30 pm: L.A. Las Monjitas 13 vs. El Paraíso 12 

Saturday November 19 – League A
2.00 pm: Alegria 9 vs. Cria Yatay 7
4.30 pm: La Dolfina 18 vs. Washington 8

Sunday November 20 – League B
2.00 pm: L.A. Las Monjitas 14 vs. La Irenita 10
4.30 pm: Ellerstina 13 vs. El Paraiso 8

Tuesday November 22 – League A
2.00 pm: Cria Yatay 13 vs. Washington 12
4.30 pm: La Dolfina 20 vs. Alegria 10

Wednesday November 23 – League B
2.00 pm: La Irenita 14 vs. El Paraiso 12
4.00 pm: Ellerstina 14 vs. L.A. Las Monjitas 9

Saturday November 26 - Quarter Final 1 - Suspended for rain
4.30 pm: Alegria vs. La Irenita

Sunday November 27 – Quarter Final 2 - Suspended for rain
4.30 pm: La Aguada vs Cria Yatay

New dates: 

Monday November 28 -  Quarter Final 1
2.00 pm: Ladies Polo Test Match: Argentina 13 vs England 3
4.30 pm: Alegria 13 vs. La Irenita 11

Tuesday, November 29 - Quarter Final 2
2.00 pm: Golden Cup: The Emerging 198 vs Patagones
4.30 pm: La Aguada 10 vs Cria Yatay 14

Saturday December 3 – Semifinal 1
4.30 pm: La Dolfina 27 vs. Cria Yatay 4

Sunday December 4 – Semifinal 2
4.30 pm: Ellerstina 15 vs. Alegria 11

Saturday December 10
1.00 pm: Final Copa Cámara de Diputados - El Remanso vs Alegría
4.30 pm: Final 123rd Argentine Polo Open
LA DOLFINA 15 vs ELLERSTINA 12
LA DOLFINA CHAMPION OF THE 123rd ARGENTINE OPEN





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2 comments:

  1. Which are the matches being played here in Palermo please? Are there any this weekend and next??

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    1. Hi Venetia. All these games are played in Palermo, and there are matches this weekend and next as mentioned in the post. Keep checking for updates in case they are suspended for rain.

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