Publication date: 28 Aug 2023
About the Cup of the 100th Anniversary of National Volleyball
The BETCITY Centennial Cup is a volleyball tournament dedicated to the centenary of Russian volleyball. This competition will be part of the preliminary stage of the Russian Volleyball Cup in the 2023-24 season. It should be noted that the winning teams ranked 3-4 places in the group stage of the Cup will get to ⅛ of the Russian Volleyball Cup Final. Meanwhile, the teams that reach the Final Four will be in the quarter-finals of the Russian Cup.
The women’s Final Four will take place on 22-24 September in Novosibirsk, and the men’s Final Four will be held on 6-8 October in Kaliningrad.
An important point: this is the first tournament in which Russian VOLAR VL-100 volleyballs will be used.
Tournament winners will receive a cash prize of 5 million roubles, the prize for the second place is 2.5 million roubles, the third place – 1.5 million roubles.
Tournament teams and groups
Group A: Zenit-Kazan (Kazan), Zenit (St. Petersburg), ASK (Nizhny Novgorod), Belogorie (Belgorod).
Group B: Dynamo Moscow, Lokomotiv (Novosibirsk), Dynamo-LO (Sosnovy Bor), Fakel (Novy Urengoy).
Group A: Dynamo Moscow, Dynamo-Ak Bars (Kazan), Dynamo Metar (Chelyabinsk), Dynamo (Krasnodar).
Group B: Lokomotiv (Novosibirsk), Proton (Saratov), Leningradka (St. Petersburg), Tulitsa (Tula).
Dates and venues of the competitions
|Round 1||31 August – 3 September (Chelyabinsk, Kaliningrad)||7 – 10 September (St. Petersburg, Moscow)|
|Round 2||7 – 10 September (Kazan, St. Petersburg)||19 – 22 September (Novosibirsk),
21 – 24 September (Kazan)
|Final Four||22 – 24 September (Novosibirsk)||6 – 8 October (Kaliningrad)|
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