Hublot Becomes Official Timekeeper of Tang Polo Club

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Today, the Swiss top watch brand HUBLOT sounded the trumpets again, spurring in the fusion world of top watch brand and sports field. At the riverside of Wenyu River in Beijing, Hublot officially announced to establish strategic cooperation with Tang Polo Club and became the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch for the Club and “China Open Polo Tournament 2014”. Hublot introduced the Chukker Bang- Tang Polo Club limited edition watch to the media and guests, with innate and everlasting passion and heroism to witness the success of this noble sports.

In the circle consisted of top elites like royal family members, business leaders and celebrities over the world, this is the kind of sport that only belongs to the King. The speed of the ride, precise control of the strick, requirement for physical energy and endurance, all making polo become top sport event that let the ultra-rich elites flock but daunting at the same time. All those coincide with the value Hublot insists now and forever. It represents not only a symbol of wealth, but a mature attitude that can broaden our extension of life. Polo has become one of the dreams of successful people in China as Chinese are getting more and more wealth.

The 2014 China Open Polo Tournament will be held at Tang Polo Club from September 9th to 21st, 2014. As Asia’s top level Polo tournament, China Open Polo has become a big sport event with international authority and influence. Since 2013, Hublot has become the event’s Official Timekeeper for two consecutive years and released its Tang Polo Club limited edition watch Chukker Bang this year, limited to 20 pieces. This is the first time to install carbon case with ceramic bezel, so that this is light and comfortable. Meanwhile, the unique titanium metal guardrail is inspired by the polo-stick and polo ball, which can be removed on the Big Bang’s 44 mm diameter case, fit closely with the bezel to protect the sapphire crystal mirror. The small second hand at 3 o'clock position is decorated with the logo of Tang Polo Club, and the words "Tang Polo" are engraved at the 5 o'clock position of the black ceramic bezel, in honor of the strategic cooperation between Tang Polo Club and Hublot.The watch is equipped with Polo fly back automatic chronograph movement, its unique because the running time of the seven minutes and 30 seconds timer echoes that of a round of polo match (Chukka), with the hand of the small timer running around within 30 seconds, this is the reason for the watch's name--Chukker Bang--which is truly a tribute to this great sport event.

The cooperation between Hublot and the pyramid sport Polo had been lasting for long. From Hublot Polo Cup Sotogrande, Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad, Hublot Polo Cup in Ascona to Hublot Cortina Winter Polo Cup. Hublot is attracted and fused by such a noble, excellent and passionate sport that the Hubolot Timekeeper will stand at the sideline of the battlefield and engrave the perseverance and the courage of the galloping horses faithfully and precisely. In the year 2011, Hublot launched the special limited edition Chukker Bang, making a perfect fusion between polo with inherent dignity to Swiss top luxury watch with exquisite craftsmanship.

Talking of the cooperation this time, Mr.Loic Biver, Hublot general manager of Greater China said: ’Polo is not only a noble sport, but also an art of living; its special charm echoes with the top luxury lifestyle that Hublot always represents. Tang Polo Club has made remarkable achievements in just four years, and Hublot is very proud and honored to have strategic partnership with China's top polo and equestrian club and offer accurate timekeeping to the club as well as the top level polo open in China. We are looking forward to leading more successful people in China to enter the polo Kindom, experience the sport and love the chivalry spirit of polo.

The founder of Tang Polo Club, China polo's first person Mr Liu Shilai said:" I think polo is more than a luxury and noble sport, it's a life experience originates from the love for life. We can see Hublot's love and passion for sports from the World Cup which just ended. We have the same value and we hope polo could become a new lifestyle for China's elites through our coorperation.

Wenyu River, the green arena, only the courage and precision can win the race. In the exciting cries, Hublot will faithfully note all the collision of courage, successful moments and continue to write its own spirit of integration.

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