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Polo action anyone? No horsing around, please.

May 19, 2018 ,

Are you a fan of polo? Or watching yummy mummies sip on champagne in the afternoon while their husbands ride on well-groomed horses? If the answer to these questions are yes and yes, than the Singapore Polo Club is where you should be on Sunday, 20 May.

On Sunday (20 May), the finals of the Tata Communications Singapore Polo Open 2018 will take place.

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The Prudential team is set to battle it out against the KEF team, and the 2017 champions, Tata Communications team for the prestigious trophy.

As the flagship match of the year, the Tata Communications Singapore Polo Open 2018 gathers the best professional players in Singapore and the region for another exciting tournament. Fans can enjoy thrilling matches in this 8-goal tournament, set amidst the historic polo club that was founded back in 1886.

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The Finals held on 20 May will also offer an afternoon of gastronomic delight for guests with visiting 3-star Michelin Chef, Christian Le Squer from Cinq, at the Four Seasons George V in Paris.

Singapore Polo Club President, Satinder Garcha said, “Following the continued success of the Singapore Polo Open, we are excited to have Tata Communications as our official partner again to deliver another round of adrenaline-pumping matches during the tournament. The Singapore Polo Open is the flagship of the Singapore Polo Club, and an incredible opportunity for the players to showcase their sportsmanship and camaraderie.”

Andrew Yeong, Vice President, Global Sales Group – APAC, Tata Communications, added that “Playing a game of Polo is like navigating the dynamic digital and communications technology industry. There are various variables to account for and it takes great spontaneity, adaptability and teamwork to keep that competitive edge both on and off the playing field. As a leading digital infrastructure provider, we understand that agility, speed, collaboration and having trusted partners are key success factors and the same holds true in this sport. Tata Communications is excited to return as the title sponsor of the 2018 Singapore Polo Open and we’re proud to continue our trusted partnership with the Singapore Polo Club. We look forward to defending our 2017 championship title.”

The Finals match on Sunday 20 May from 3.30pm to 6.00pm, is expected to attract guests and fans alike who will gather to support their favourite teams as they vie for the coveted championship.

Tournament Format:

Preliminary rounds will be conducted in four chukka round-robin matches. Points scored for each match will be two for a win and one for a draw. The two teams with the highest order of merit at the end of the preliminary round will play a four chukka finals match to determine the winner. The tournament will be played under H.P.A / SPC rules 2017 with the 2018 amendments.

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