BIANCHET, the Swiss tourbillon watch brand, is announced as Official Watch and Timing Partner of the POLO RIDER CUP, held from 14 to 24 June 2023 at the POLO CLUB SAINT TROPEZ – HARAS DE GASSIN (France).
For the second consecutive year, Bianchet partners with POLO RIDER CUP in the prestigious settings of the Polo Club of Saint Tropez Haras de Gassin, where the international tournament will bring together the best polo clubs from around the world for 10 days, all playing with the same rules in a single club.
Bianchet, which creates fine tourbillon timepieces, marrying peerless Haute Horlogerie techniques, high-tech materials, and thousand-year-old design principles, embody a new essence of style in contemporary watchmaking. The Swiss watch brand partners with organisations and initiatives driven by passion and animated by style and elegance, that reflect the brand’s uncompromising quest for beauty and elegance.
One of the oldest known sports in the world, Polo is a game of precision, balance, strength, and mastery, which marries tradition and timeless elegance. All qualities that are present in every Bianchet tourbillon watch. During this 2023 edition of the POLO RIDER CUP, twelve teams, each representing a different international polo club, will compete in the sumptuous setting of the Polo Resort & Country Club Saint-Tropez. The tournament will confront some of the best teams in the world, with a handicap of 10 -12 goals, in five timed-chukkers of 7 minutes 30 each per game, for a total of 30 games.
Rodolfo Festa Bianchet, CEO of Bianchet, comments: “We are thrilled to partner with the POLO RIDER CUP as Official Watch & Timing Partner for the second time. The style and elegance of the Polo horses in the beautiful settings of the French Polo Club Saint-Tropez, coupled with the passion and determination of the players, are the same skills and values that drive Bianchet.’’
Olivier Godallier, President & Co-Founder of GAME POLO, comments: “We are very pleased to partner with Bianchet once again. The POLO RIDER CUP shares similar values with Bianchet, as we both look for excellence and elegance, and the creation of a unique and exclusive experience.’’
About Bianchet www.bianchet.com
Bianchet is an independent Swiss watchmaker located in the Neuchâtel, founded by Rodolfo and Emmanuelle Festa Bianchet, who followed their passion and desire to create their own watch brand. The brand creates high-end tourbillon timepieces inspired by timeless design principles, in an uncompromising quest for beauty and style.