2017 Asian Intercity Championships four gold medallist, Peng Rui of China A team got off the block with a sizzling 267 in her opening game to lead 2017 World Championships Singles bronze medallist, Chan Shuk Han of Hong Kong by 31 pins.
A second Chinese, Li Qing was third with 233 followed by another Hong Kong national, Gigi Leung in fourth with 232. Ng was fifth with 220 but added a stunning 290 in her second game to leapfrog into the lead.
Peng slipped behind Ng with 204 to trail by 39 pins with Chan also dropping down to third. Ng kept a blistering pace with another good game of 233 in the third to extend her lead to 51 pins as Peng bounced back slightly with 211.
Despite managing only 173 in the fourth game, the Hong Kong national held on to her lead albeit seeing the gap being reduced to 29 pins. Peng remained in second while Chinese Taipei's Wang Ting-Wen made good progress to take up third position.