Polo: The 2019 Argentine Open Championship

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The most important polo tournament in the world, the Argentine Polo Open Championship (Abierto Argentino de Polo), or simply "El Abierto", will kick off on Saturday, November 16th, 2019, with its thrilling Final to be played on December 14th. 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, with it's famous "after polo" and musical shows every night.


Tickets are on sale through Allaccess. Tickets may also be available on the same day of each match at the stadium's box office, but the Semifinal and Final dates may get sold out in advance.

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Participating teams:

League A
La Dolfina: Adolfo Cambiaso 10, David Stirling 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10, Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 40.
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: Diego Cavanagh 8, Juan Britos 8, Guillermo Terrera 8, Alejo Taranco 8. Total: 32.
La Aguada: Lucas Díaz Alberdi 7, Alfredo Bigatti 8, Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9. Total: 32.
La Ensenada: Juan Gris Zavaleta 8, Juan Martín Zubía 8, Facundo Fernández Llorente 7, Jeronimo Del Carril 7. Total: 30.
Qualified #1.

League B
Ellerstina: Pablo Pieres 10, Gonzalo Pieres 9, Nicolás Pieres 10, Facundo Pieres 10. Total: 39.
Las Monjitas: Facundo Sola 9, Hilario Ulloa 10, Gillermo Caset 10, Santiago Toccalino 9. Total: 38.
Cría Yatay: Valerio Zubiaurre 8, Cristian Laprida 8, Joaquín Pittaluga 8, Iñaki Laprida 8. Total: 32.
La Albertina: Agustin Merlos 8, Francisco Elizalde 8, Ignacio Toccalino 8, Alfredo Cappella 8. Total: 32.
Qualified #2.

FIXTURE (Results and updates will be published in red):

Date 1 
Saturday, November 16 - League A
2.00 pm: La Ensenada vs. Qualified 1
4.30 pm: La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs. La Aguada
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 2 
Sunday, November 17 - League B
2.00 pm: La Albertina vs. Qualified 2
4.30 pm: Las Monjitas vs Cria Yatay
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 3 
Friday, November 22 - League A
2.00 pm: La Dolfina vs Qualified 1
4.30 pm: La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs La Ensenada
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 4
Saturday, November 23 - League B
2.00 pm: Ellerstina vs Qualified 2
4.30 pm: Las Monjitas vs. La Albertina
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 5
Tuesday, November 26- League A 
2.00 pm: La Aguada vs. Qualified 1
4.30 pm: La Dolfina vs. La Ensenada
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 6
Wednesday, November 27 - League B
2.00 pm: Cria Yatay vs Qualified 1
4.30 pm: Ellerstina vs. La Albertina
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 7 
Saturday, November 30 - League A
2.00 pm: La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs Qualified 1
4.30 pm: La Dolfina vs La Aguada
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 8
Sunday, December 1 - League B
2.00 pm: Las Monjitas vs.Qualified 2
4.30 pm: Ellerstina vs. Cría Yatay
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 9 
Thursday, December 5 - League A
4.30 pm: La Aguada vs. La Ensenada
6.00 pm: After Polo
Saturday, December 7 - League A
4:30 pm: La Dolfina vs. La Dolfina Polo Ranch
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 10
Friday, December 6 - League B
4.30 pm: Cría Yatay vs. La Albertina
6.00 pm: After Polo
Sunday. December 8 - League B
4.30 pm: Ellerstina vs. Las Monjitas
6.00 pm: After Polo

Date 11
Saturday, December 14 
4.00 pm: FINAL OF THE 126th ARGENTINE POLO OPEN 
(Winner League A vs Winner League B) 


*The schedule of matches is subject to change depending on weather conditions. Check for updates in case of rain.

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