Chinese polo style blooms for the first time at the Gold Cup: August 21, 2016, Gstaad, Switzerland-On the famous Bernese Alps (the Bernese Alps), Hublot 2016 The Hublot Polo Gold Cup officially kicked off. Top watches and aristocratic sports are racing in a world of integration. Hublot strongly invites Hublot friends, the founder of Tang Polo Equestrian Club and the first person of Chinese polo, Mr. Liu Shilai, to represent the Hublot team and serve as the captain, and fight with the other three outstanding teams for the Golden Cup. The style of the ball blooms in Switzerland, achieving the ‘zero breakthrough’ for Chinese golfers to participate in the Polo Gold Cup in the past two decades! In this glorious moment, Hublot even launched the classic fusion Chukker limited edition watch, witnessing that this charge has achieved precise control of polo. After a fierce and intense semi-final on the third day, the final day of the game became more and more passionate.
As one of the most watched events in Europe, the Hublot Stade Polo Gold Cup 2016 brought together four of the world’s top teams for a four-day fierce competition. In the four days from August 18 to 21, the first day of the qualifying competition began, and the famous ‘Player Tournament’ ushered in the second day. In the final, each team showed their professional skills to the fullest, each round of competition and the most exciting championship battle. After four rounds (Chukka), the Hublot team led by Liu Shilai beat the opponent 6 1/2: 6. The player Marcos Di Pacla played well in the final round to help the Hublot team win the championship!
With a history of more than 2,000 years, polo sports in Gstaad’s 40,000 square meters pasture welcomed 6,000 spectators and four teams. 16 players with a total number of 55 and 120 horses carefully cared for by 30 caregivers worked together and experienced a total of 24 rounds of competition over four days. Stade’s Chinese Polo Equestrian Club. They completed their first Gold Cup expedition in the arena in the Alps at 1,008 meters above sea level. As an elite sport that combines strength, speed, and precision, polo displays the beauty of competition in an elegant atmosphere and has become a global sporting event.
Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman of the Hublot Board of Directors and President of the Watchmaking Division of the Cotai Group, said, ‘We are honored to invite the Chinese club to Gstaad for 20 years For the first time, a Chinese team has participated in the Polo Gold Cup Tour. The invitation is extraordinary and strengthens the connection between Hublot and this elite equestrian sport from Central Asia. The addition of the Tang Polo Equestrian Club reminds us more , Polo was introduced to China as early as the Tang Dynasty in the eighth century. ‘
In addition to the intense competition, Mr. Jean-Claude Beaver also warmly welcomed the distinguished guests from afar and invited them to the most popular luxury resorts. Here sits picturesque scenery like a fairyland, backed by the gentle mountains dotted with idyllic farms, it is truly a paradise immersed in traditional Swiss culture. Guests and friends enjoyed the thrill of driving a Ferrari supercar in a small Swiss town. This is the first time that Hublot has brought a new racing experience to the guests since Ferrari became a Hublot partner in 2011. In addition, guests attended watchmaking classes at Hublot Watch Academy to learn more about watch expertise.
This year is the eighth Hublot Polo Gold Cup Tour. As the most intimate partner of this event, Hublot is very honored to pass on the tacit understanding of cooperation with each other, and hereby launches the original classic fusion Chukker wrist table. The watch is earthy in color, and the 45mm micro-sandblasted titanium case is equipped with Hublot’s own HUB1141 chronograph movement. The timing window is located at 9 o’clock and records 7 minutes and 30 seconds in each round of the polo game. The taupe dial is adorned with a sunburst satin-brushed effect, and the black chronograph with light brown fluorescent coated indexes and hands. The strap is presented in calf leather with natural black rubber, with light brown stitching. The classic fusion Chukker watch is limited to 200 pieces.
Number: 537.NI.7417.VR, limited edition of 200 pieces
Case: 45 mm diameter, microblasted titanium
Case back: Microblasted titanium, engraved with ‘LIMITED EDITION 200NUM’
Case back mirror: sapphire with anti-reflective coating
Dial: Gray sun-brushed satin-finished, ring-satin-finished black chronograph dial (satin-finished rhodium-plated index, light brown fluorescent coating)
Bezel: Microblasted titanium (H-screw, polished titanium)
Crown: Microblasted titanium, crown engraved with Hublot logo
Button: Microblasted titanium
Mirror: Sapphire with anti-reflective coating
Lugs: black synthetic resin
Hands: polished rhodium-plated hands with light brown fluorescent coating; polished rhodium-plated chronograph seconds hand
Movement: HUB1141 Hublot self-produced movement
Date: Date window at 6 o’clock
Vibration frequency: 4 Hz (28’800 vibrations / hour)
Waterproof depth: 5 atmospheres (50 meters underwater)
Number of parts: 280 (59 jewel bearings)
Power reserve: 42 hours
Strap: Beige calf leather underneath black natural rubber with beige stitching
Clasp: micro-blasted titanium folding clasp