2007 FIVB WORLD GRAND PRIX

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COMPETITION FORMULA

The 2007 World Grand Prix lasts 4 weeks with a total of 65 matches
During the first, second and third week: each team will play 9 matches in total.

Preliminary rounds will be organized in: Japan (3x), Italy, Poland, Macau, Hong Kong, Taipei, Russia and Chinese Taipei.
The finals will be played in China. Ningbo will host the final round of the 2007 World Grand Prix. The event will be played over 5 days and the best 6 teams after the preliminary rounds will qualify.  A round robin system will be played to decide the 2007 World Grand Prix Champion.     

Classification in the preliminary rounds is decided by the number of points gained by teams participating in the same group.
The classification in the general ranking of the preliminary rounds of the 2007 WGP is decided by the total number of World Grand Prix Points (GPP) gained by the teams in the preliminary matches.

The following points will be gained by each team:

Match won: 2 World Grand Prix Points
Match lost: 1 World Grand Prix Point
Match forfeited: 0 World Grand Prix Points

 

PRELIMINARY ROUNDS

FINAL ROUND

Within each group the Round-Robin system will          be applied, the order of the Pool composition              is determined by the FIVB.

For the final round, the host team (CHN) plus the top five ranked teams after the preliminary rounds will qualify.

The final round will be played over five days and 15 matches will be played in total.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS
Asian Teams and host organisers Japan, China, Chinese Taipei and Kazakhstan
European Teams and host organiser Russia, Netherlands, Italy and Poland (via WGPQT 2006)           
Norceca/South American Teams Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic and USA (via WGPQT 2006)