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(polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided

a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets

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Marissa Wells scored all of USA's goals, smashing in a double in the first chukka to lead Kenya 2-0.
There are three players on each team and riders change horses at the end of each chukka.
The balls were made of bamboo root and weighed four ounces and a new ball was used each chukka
SEXY trysts in the stables and champagne after a chukka or two have given the polo field a reputation as a playground for the upper classes.
Two groups of three players (numbered 1, 2 and 3)on each team play for the ball and chance to score in an eight minute period called a chukka.
Activity will focus on Chukkas, kicking off in school holidays with appearances from exhibition skateboarders Team Extreme communicating the products' `coolness' among its target audience of nine to 11-year-olds by word of mouth.
Charles, 49, who broke an arm at the Gloucestershire venue eight years ago, joined in the weekend fun between chukkas of his charity fixture.
Timberland's Kids' Line carries suggested retail prices of between $50, for Bush Hiker chukkas and classic handsewn casual shoes, to $75 for padded collar, waterproof leather boots.
Gross featured in all the four chukkas to maintain Kenya team's handicap two status as the others played three periods each.
Led by patron Mohammad Al Habtoor, the Habtoor team controlled the game from the start to lead in all four chukkas to finish off in style.
She is so passionate about polo that she has joined a club, bought a horse, called Snip, and plays a couple of chukkas twice a week.
A polo match is divided into four to six chukkas of seven minutes each at the end of which a bell is rung.
A match is split into six periods, known as chukkas, each lasting seven minutes.
Karen Chamberlain, 21, looks after his horses at games, handing the prince fresh mounts between chukkas.
Jadini Nzomo assigned himself to mark Arungah and did his job pretty well in the first two chukkas before switching roles in the team.