This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Internationaux Cesta Punta--Master 2 Tournament

The 2016 Donibane Lohizune (Saint-Jean-de-Luz) Internationaux Cesta Punta Masters competitions began on July 7, 2016 and run through August 25, 2016. At the ICP website, you will find scheduled matches, results, match articles, rules of the competition, player pages, and how the player points are determined, among other information.

The Master 2 Internationaux Cesta Punta Tournament was held at Donibane Lohizune (Saint-Jean-de-Luz) (1) (2) from July 19-26, 2016.

All match scores and match articles are available at the Internationaux Cesta Punta site. Note: as of February 11, 2017 these match article links no longer worked). I was able to find direct links to match articles. They have been added below.

Full Match videos are also available at the Internationaux Cesta Punta Youtube site.

July 19, 2016:

First Semi-Final: Olha-Minvielle defeated Olharan-Ihitsague 2-1 (12-15, 15-11, 5-4)

Match article

Match highlights

Full Match Video

July 21, 2016

Second Semi-Final: Egiguren-Inza defeated Hormaetxea-Urtasun 2-0 (15-10, 15-9).

Match article


Full Match Video

July 26, 2016:

Final: Olha-Minvielle defeated Egiguren-Inza 2-0 (15-12, 15-12)

Match article


Full match video

MY ARTICLE: Cumulative match records for all participants in both Internationaux Cesta Punta and Jai Alai World Tour Summer Partidos through the first 5 tournaments

My ARTICLE: SPEED 2 and the courage of Txabi Inza