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.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Jai Alai World Tour--Masters Series: Mutriku-Markina

The Jai Alai World Tour, a series of 6 tournaments played in the South Basque, from July 7 through August 13, 2016, finished its fourth tournament on July 29. At the site you will find scheduled matches, results, match articles, rules of the competition, player pages, and how the player points are determined, among other information.

Source for all scores and articles: Jai Alai World Tour website.

At Markina Fronton  (Markina-Xemein)

July 29: 3rd place match and final

Full match videos for both matches (source EITB). Final begins at 58 minutes, 13 seconds on the recording.

3rd place:

Hormaetxea-Lekerika defeated Barandika-Txasio 2-0 (15-12, 15-10).


Beaskoextea-Amigorena defeated Erik-Aldazabal 2-1 (13-15, 15-12, 5-1).

Match article for both matches

July 22, 2016: Semi-finals

Beaskoextea-Amigorena defeated Hormaetxea-Lekerika 2-0 (15-14, 15-10)

Erik-Aldazabal defeated Barandika-Txasio 2-0 (15-5, 15-6)

Match article for both matches

MY ARTICLE: Cumulative match records for all participants in both Internationaux Cesta Punta and Jai Alai World Tour Summer Partidos through the first 6 tournaments