The international volleyball tournament kicked-off in Baku on Tuesday afternoon with teams from Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey competing for the top prize.

Here are the results of the first day of competition:

Lokomotiv – Uralochka (Russia) 1:3 (25:23, 20:25, 12:25, 20:25)
Azerrail – Galatasaray (Turkey) 3:0 (25:11, 25:18, 25:21)
Rabita – Zarechie-Odintsovo (Russia) 3:1 (25:20, 25:21, 25:27; 25:21)

Originally, the tournament was to consist of eight teams, but Turkish Eczacibasi team dropped out of the event and so did Igtisadchi Baku in order to keep the number of teams even.