The first thing to be mentioned was the presence of four teams from the Kemerovo Region in the Playoff. SibER confidently beat SPE Vostok in two sets (15:8; 15:5) and went to the semifinal. The second match of one fourth brought together the Novokuznetsk team "ZapSib TPP" and Novosibirsk "RES". The signboard match for the third place in 2017 repeated again. However, RES could not replicate success of the last year and lost in a bitter struggle, faced with staff losses during the competition. ZapSib TPP lost the second game, but they got together and won (15:11; 8:15; 15:8). In the other quarterfinal, SDS turned out to be stronger than the Krasnoyarsk HPP in a difficult match (15:10; 15:12), and the team of Iskra-1 coped with the Northern Kuzbass for the second time at the competition 2:0 (15:11; 15:6).
Three teams from the Kemerovo Region passed to the semifinals at once. The hard battle between ZapSib TPP and SibER ended with the victory for the latter (15:13; 15:11) in favor of the repairmen. Kemerovo residents played more successfully and went to the final to wait for the winner of the game between Iskra-1 and SDS. At that meeting, first everything was in favor of the Business Union, the powerful delivery and effective attacks ensured the victory in the first game with the score of 15:7. By the middle of the second set, SDS led 11:4 and it seemed that the work was done, however, the representatives of Iskra had their own opinion on this matter. Having shown a real character and sports anger, Iskra-1 created the most powerful comeback in the history of Volley TEK, winning the second game with a score of 18:16. The third set was a real decoration of the semifinal part of the tournament, in which the victory was celebrated by the employees of SDS holding.
The West Siberian TPP, as a year ago, entered the fight for the third place. The match turned out to be rich in events, and the winner was determined in three games. The power engineers from Novokuznetsk celebrated success (15:8; 10:15; 15:11).
Well, the final was a real apotheosis of all the competitions. It was clear that the debutant of the tournament "Siberian Business Union" did a great job on the way to the main match. When the representatives of SDS took the first set (15:13), it seemed that the guys would be able to get the main prize too. However, SibER waited too long for this day to stay half a step from the coveted Cup. The second game of the final "Kemerovo derby" brought success to SibER (15:11). The outcome came in the decisive third set, where SibirEnergoRemont did not lose the victory from its hands, (15:12) on the scoreboard and for the first time in its history, the main Volley TEK Cup-2018 Cup went to the heart of Kuzbass. We heartily congratulate the entire staff of SibER Company on this victory, which they undoubtedly deserved