Yesterday the official presentation of the teams and sponsors of the 31st Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz took place at the Kulm Hotel in St. Moritz. Reto Gaudenzi, who organised the first snow polo tournament ever in St. Moritz 30 years ago and who is responsible, in cooperation with the Evviva Polo St. Moritz AG, for the organisation of this year’s event, welcomed the four teams, their patrons and sponsors as well as numerous VIP guests, including La Martina’s Lando Simonetti and St. Moritz Polo Club’s Piero Dillier.

The matches on the frozen lake of St. Moritz will kick off today at 12.00hrs. In the opening match the teams Cartier and Trois Pommes will encounter each other. Tomorrow and on Sunday the matches will also start at 12.00hrs. Two matches will be held per day. The four teams consisting of high-class players and the spectators can expect exciting chukkas.

The tournament also includes top-class events. Both the cocktail party as well as the exclusive gala dinner live up to the event’s glamorous past.

Program of the 2015 Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz:
Friday, 30 January 2015
11.00h Polo village and VIP tent open
12.00h Badrutt’s Palace Cup: Cartier vs. Trois Pommes
14.15h Slupinski Cup: BMW vs. Badrutt’s Palace Hotel
16.30h Polo village and VIP tent close

Saturday, 31 January 2015
11.00h Polo village and VIP tent open
12.00h Etihad Cup: Badrutt’s Palace Hotel vs. Cartier
14.15h Kempinski Trophy: Trois Pommes vs. BMW
16.30h Polo village and VIP tent close

18.30h Cocktail Reception and Fashion Show by Trois Pommes (black tie – Lobby Badrutt’s Palace Hotel
19.30h The Snow Polo Nigh Gala Dinner – Embassy, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel
23.00h Polo Rocks the Palace (open end) – King’s Club, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

Sunday, 1 February 2015
11.00h Polo village and VIP tent open
12.00h Finals 3rd place – La Martina Cup
14.15h Finals Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz – The Cartier Trophy
17.30h Polo village and VIP tent close

18.00h Farewell Party (by invitation only) – Polo Bar at Cascade Restaurant

The teams:
Cartier (+16)

Jonathan Munro Ford (0) AUS (TC)
Max Charlton (+7) GBR
Chris Hyde (+6) GBR
Jamie Morrison (+3) GBR

Trois Pommes (+14)
Thomas Wolfensberger (+1) SUI (TC)
Cédric Schweri (0) SUI
Pepe Riglos (+6) ARG
Piki Diaz Alberdi (+7) ARG

BMW (+15)
Rommy Gianni (+1) ITA (TC)
Paolo Netzsch (+1) GER
Dario Musso (+7) ARG
Lucas Labat (+6) ARG

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel (+16)
Richard Fagan (+1) IRL (TC)
Max Hutchinson (+3) GBR
Richard Le Poer Beresford (+6) GBR
James Harper (+6) GBR

Gallery:

Gallery – Matthias Gruber/Polo-looks.com: