Chinese Volleyball Super League

The Chinese Volleyball Super League, often abbreviated to CVL (abbreviation remain unchanged), are the pre-eminent men's and women's professional volleyball leagues in China. It was founded in 1996 as the Chinese Volleyball League and is organized by the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA), operating with IRENA Group. The league was rebranded to the Chinese Volleyball Super League when it became fully professional in 2017.

The women's league always starts in October and ends in March of the following year, while the men's league starts in November and ends in April of the following year, lasting for about five months. The league is divided into four stages: the first two stages normally called the "Regular Season", and the last two stages called the "Playoffs".

The number of teams has increased from 12 to 14 since the 2017/18 season, for both men's and women's leagues.

Chinese Volleyball Super League (CVL)
Formerly Chinese Volleyball League 1996-2017
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1996 (as the Chinese Volleyball League)
No. of teams M: 14
W: 14
Country China
Continent AVC (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
M: Shanghai Golden Age (14th title)
W: Tianjin Bohai Bank (11th title)
Most titles M: Shanghai Golden Age (14 titles)
W: Tianjin Bohai Bank (11 titles)
TV partner(s) CCTV-5, Provincial satellite channels
Level on pyramid 1
Official website VolleyChina.org (in Chinese)

Format

  • First stage

14 team divided into 2 groups (Group A and Group B), 14 rounds of matches are scheduled. The top four teams of each group enter the second stage.

  • Second stage

The top 4 teams in Group A against top 4 team in Group B, and determine the rankings of 1-4 in the second stage and the final position in the 5-8th league. The teams ranks 5-7 in Group A against The teams ranks 5-7 in Group B to determine the final ranking of 9-14 of the league.

  • Third stage

In accordance with the second stage, rank 1 against rank 4, rank 2 against rank 3, using five games three wins. The team followed by a home game, two guest games, two home games.

  • Fourth stage

1) The losers of third stage plays for the third or fourth place of the league and use three games and two wins.

2) The winners of third stage plays for the champion matches of the league and use seven games and four wins.

Men's Super League

Current clubs (14 teams)

Chinese Volleyball Super League is located in China
Beijing Baic Motor
Beijing Baic Motor
Shandong
Shandong
Liaoning
Liaoning
Tianjin
Tianjin
Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Henan
Henan
Bayi
Bayi
Zhejiang
Zhejiang
Fujian
Fujian
Sichuan
Sichuan
Hubei
Hubei
Hebei
Hebei
Guangdong Shenzhen Glorious
Guangdong Shenzhen Glorious
The map of the teams participating in the 2017-18 Chinese Volleyball League[1]

Teams in the Chinese Volleyball Super League (2017-2018)

Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
Bayi Wenchang Stadium Wenchang
Beijing Baic Motor Beijing Guangcai Stadium 2,800 Beijing
Fujian Fujian Normal University General Gymnasium 3,000 Fuqing
Guangdong Shenzhen Glorious Shenzhen Sports Center 5,000 Shenzhen
Hebei Xingtai City Stadium 4,500 Xingtai
Henan Nanyang Sports Center Gymnasium 5,880 Nanyang
Hubei Hubei Institute of Engineering Gymnasium Xiaogan
Jiangsu Nanjing University Gymnasium 3,954 Nanjiang
Liaoning Weinan Sports Training Base 4,000 Shenyang
Shandong Zibo Sports Center Complex 6,000 Zibo
Shanghai Golden Age Luwan Sports Centre 3,500 Shanghai
Sichuan Shuangliu Sports Center 3,400 Chengdu
Tianjin Volleyball Tianjin People's Stadium 3,400 Tianjin
Zhejiang Deqing Sports Center Gymnasium Huzhou

Previous League Winners

Season Champions Gold medal with cup.svg Runners-up Silver medal with cup.svg Third Place Bronze medal with cup.svg
2017-2018 Shanghai Beijing Sichuan
2016-2017 Shanghai Beijing Sichuan
2015-2016 Shanghai Beijing Shandong
2014-2015 Shanghai Shandong Beijing
2013-2014 Beijing Shanghai Shandong
2012-2013 Beijing Bayi Henan
2011-2012 Shanghai Bayi Liaoning
2010-2011 Shanghai Jiangsu Bayi
2009-2010 Shanghai Bayi Jiangsu
2008-2009 Shanghai Henan Bayi
2007-2008 Shanghai Liaoning Henan
2006-2007 Shanghai Liaoning Henan
2005-2006 Shanghai Jiangsu Bayi
2004-2005 Shanghai Liaoning Bayi
2003-2004 Shanghai Zhejiang Bayi
2002-2003 Zhejiang Shanghai Zhejiang
2001-2002 Jiangsu Zhejiang Liaoning
2000-2001 Jiangsu Bayi Zhejiang
1999-2000 Shanghai Jiangsu Bayi
1998-1999 Sichuan Jiangsu Chengdu
1997-1998 Sichuan Jiangsu Zhejiang
1996-1997 Sichuan Zhejiang Liaoning

Titles by clubs

Ranking Team Titles Champions Year(s)
1 Shanghai Golden Age 14 1999/00, 2003/04 – 2011/12, 2014/15 – 2017/18
2 Sichuan 3 1996/97, 1997/98, 1998/99
3 Jiangsu 2 2000/01, 2001/02
4 Beijing Baic Motor 2 2012/13, 2013/14
5 Zhejiang 1 2002/03

Women's Super League

Current clubs (14 teams)

Teams in the Chinese Volleyball League (2017-2018)

Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
Bayi Shenzhen Shenzhen University Yuanping Stadium 2,500 Shenzhen
Beijing Baic Motor Beijing Guangcai Stadium 2,800 Beijing
Fujian Yango Fuqing City Stadium 4,500 Fuqing
Guangdong Evergrande Shenzhen Sports Center 5,000 Shenzhen
Hebei Xingtai City Stadium 4,500 Xingtai
Henan Yinge Luohe Gymnasium 3,500 Luohe
Jiangsu Zenith Steel Changzhou University Gymnasium 5,000 Changzhou
Liaoning Brilliance Auto Weinan Sports Training Base 4,000 Shenyang
Shandong Sports Lottery Zibo Sports Center Complex 6,000 Zibo
Shanghai Bright Ubest Luwan Sports Centre 3,500 Shanghai
Sichuan Shuangliu Sports Center 3,400 Chengdu
Tianjin Bohai Bank Tianjin People's Stadium 3,400 Tianjin
Yunnan Qujing Cultural Sports Park Gymnasium 5,000 Qujing
Zhejiang Jiaxing Xitang Ancient Town Jiashan County Stadium 3,100 Jiashan

Previous League Winners

Season Champions Gold medal with cup.svg Runners-up Silver medal with cup.svg Third Place Bronze medal with cup.svg
2017-2018 Tianjin Bohai Bank Shanghai Bright Ubest Jiangsu Zenith Steel
2016-2017 Jiangsu Zenith Steel Zhejiang Jiashan Rural Commercial Bank Tianjin Bohai Bank
2015-2016 Tianjin Bohai Bank Jiangsu Zenith Steel Shanghai Donghao Lansheng
2014-2015 Bayi (Army) Keming Surface Industry Shanghai Donghao Lansheng Jiangsu Zenith Steel
2013-2014 Zhejiang Jiashan Rural Commercial Bank Tianjin Bohai Bank Bayi (Army) Keming Surface Industry
2012-2013 Tianjin Bohai Bank[2] Guangdong Evergrande Zhejiang New Century
2011-2012 Guangdong Evergrande Shanghai Guohua Life Tianjin Bridgestone
2010-2011 Tianjin Bridgestone Guangdong Evergrande Shanghai Dunlop
2009-2010 Tianjin Bridgestone Shanghai Dunlop Bayi Yiyang
2008-2009 Tianjin Bridgestone Shanghai Dunlop Jiangsu ECE
2007-2008 Tianjin Bridgestone Bayi Yiyang Shanghai Eastern
2006-2007 Tianjin Bridgestone Liaoning China Mobile Jiangsu Yizheng Chemical Fibre
2005-2006 Liaoning China Mobile Tianjin Bridgestone Henan
2004-2005 Tianjin Bridgestone Bayi Yiyang Zhejiang Yijiai
2003-2004 Tianjin Bridgestone Bayi Xuezhongfei Liaoning China Mobile
2002-2003 Tianjin Bridgestone Bayi Xuezhongfei Liaoning China Mobile
2001-2002 Bayi Bosideng Liaoning Tianjin Bridgestone
2000-2001 Shanghai Bayi Bosideng Liaoning
1999-2000 Shanghai Jiangsu Yizheng Chemical Fibre Bayi Bosideng
1998-1999 Shanghai Zhejiang Sichuan
1997-1998 Shanghai Jiangsu Yizheng Chemical Fibre Zhejiang
1996-1997 Shanghai Jiangsu Yizheng Chemical Fibre Zhejiang

MVP by edition

Titles by clubs

Ranking Team Titles Champions Year(s)
1 Tianjin Bohai Bank 11 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2015/16, 2017/18
2 Shanghai Bright Ubest 5 1996/97, 1997/98, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2000/01
3 Bayi Shenzhen 2 2001/02, 2014/15
4 Liaoning Brilliance Auto 1 2005/06
5 Guangdong Evergrande 1 2011/12
6 Zhejiang Jiashan Rural Commercial Bank 1 2013/14
7 Jiangsu Zenith Steel 1 2016/17

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "全国主要城市经纬度表".
  2. ^ "Tianjin clinches 9th China Women's Volleyball League title". Whats On Tianjin. 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2014-04-02.

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