The top 4 finishers from the combined two squads will advance to the knockout semi-finals with the topseed meeting the fourth-seed and the second-seed facing the third-seed over a one matchplay format immediately after the second squad ends.
The winner will square off in the final for the gold medal with the loser taking home the silver. The losing semi-finalists will be awarded a bronze medal each.
Participants of this year's championships will contest the Singles (6 games), Doubles (6 games), Trios (6 games) and Team of 5 (6 games) over the next four days.
The top 16 men and top 16 women in their respective All-Events standings based on 24 games contested, will qualify for the Elimination Knockout Masters finals which will be staged on September 20 and 21.
Photos by Terence Yaw in Yancheng, China.