Hoppegarten crowns its Bucherer Polo Cup Champions 2012 – the team Tom Tailor with Naomi Schröder (0), Clarissa Markgraf (-2), Santos Anca (+6) and Robert Lindner (0). Therefore the team won the annual German Polo this year, too.

With perfectly organized maneuvers team Tom Tailor made the Berlin spectators cheer on this afternoon in Hoppegarten. The attempts of the opponents team Bucherer to get into the offense didn’t result in any success up to the end of the game. The wall of team Tom Tailor was unbreakable for team Bucherer… With a great teamplay the young team beat Christopher Kirsch (+4), Cristobal José Durrieu (+4), Cornelia Anders (-1), Andreas Walther (-1) of team Bucherer with a sensational final score of 10,5:4.

Polo commentator Rolf Ostmann on the finale: “I don’t want to emphasize a single player of today’s finale game, but a team. Team Tom Tailor showed a great team work in a situation of being handicapped two goals less than the opponents (team Bucherer). Of course, Santos Anca is a great player with a handicap of +6, but without this team work even an Anca can ́t do anything alone. What Bucherer showed on the field was less convincing. Christopher Kirsch (+4) and Cristobal José Durrieu (+4) have tried to build up a game, but Tom Tailor has prevented this. The two +4- scorer didn’t manage to include their team members, as well. They were left alone in the front, whereas Tom Tailor played with all four players – this is what made the difference. To include even Clarissa Markgraf, a beginner with a handicap of -2, substituting the injured Thanee Schröder, was sensational today.

Always at the ball was Marcello Caivano (+4) of team Bansko. The team, named after a famous Bulgarian city for winter sports, won the petit finale against team Bentley. Within this game the Argentine Caviano shot one ball after another into Bentley’s goal. But also his team colleagues Mani Boni (+1), Romy Grüner (0) and Rico Richert (0) were fast saddled and showed a good team play. Not even a Mark Pandenburg, also called “The Berlin Wall“, from the Polo Club Berlin- Brandenburg could do anything against this. Up to the end of this game team Bentley was not able to organize themselves. Therefore both teams said good-bye to Berlin ́s polo green with a final score of 2:6.

Ralf Ostmann: “In the petit finale – as well as in the finale – it was remarkable that a good team play can make the difference. Marcello Caivano (+4) made the game for Team Bansko, but he also paid attention to a good team play. For example one could see Romy Grüner annoying Mark Pantenburg by not giving him a centimeter of space. They did not get to create their game, as they are used to. Marcello Caivano was placed perfectly right all the time and the team-mates fought for every centimeter on the field and that was the reason for the victory of team Bansko.“

“Best Playing Pony“ became Naomi Schröder’s horse Toka (team Tom Tailor).

The results:
Saturday, 22nd of September 2012

Bucherer

:

Bentley

10

:

6,5

Tom Tailor

:

Bansko

7

:

5


Sunday, 23rd of September 2012

Bansko

:

Bentley

6

:

2

Tom Tailor

:

Bucherer

10,5

:

4




Ranking:
1. Tom Tailor (+4)
Clarissa Markgraf (-2)
Naomi Schröder (0)
Robert Lindner (0)
Santos Anca (+6)

2. Bucherer (+6)
Cornelia Anders (-1)
Andreas Walther (-1)
Christopher Kirsch (+4)
Cristobal José Durrieu (+4)

3. Bansko (+5)
Mani Boni (+1)
Romy Grüner (0)
Marcello Nestor Caivano (+4)
Rico Richert (0)

4. Bentley (+4)
Nico Wollenberg (+1)
Peter-Philip Kienast (+2)
Thomas Strunk (0)
Mark Pantenburg (+1)


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