Doubles gold medallist of Peng Rui and Kong Min teamed up with Zhang Yuhong to give the Chinese first trio an early lead with a superb opening game of 646. The other Chinese trio of Li Qing, Fan Juanjuan and Yuan Yue trailed in second with 602.
The Taiwanese trio was third with 583 followed by the first Korean trio of Choi Hyeon Ji, Hong Hyeon Jeong and Lee Hyeon Gyung in fourth with 581. Despite managing only 535 in the second game, Peng, Kong and Zhang held on to their lead albeit only with a 9-pin margin.
The Korean trio rolled a decent 591 to move into second spot with Chinese Taipei 1 remaining in third. But the Taiwanese ended the strongest with 639 in their third game to snatch the lead after the first block with 1791.
The second Chinese trio knocked down 592 to clinch second position with 1733 while the pace-setter and the first Chinese trio slipped down to third after another disappointing third game of 545 for a total of 1726.