Koh Yang-Rye, Lee Mi-Sook, Jeong Oh-Hwa and Yang Young-Ja of Jeju, Korea got off to a cracking start with 822 to lead local favourite, Yancheng by 53 pins with Paranaque in third, a further 11 pins away.
But the Yancheng quartet posted a stunning 867 to move into the lead and built up a gap of 73 pins as the Korean foursome managed only 742 in their second game. Doubles gold medallist, Anne Marie Kiac led Pia Basa, Apple Posadas and Lara Posadas with 742 to stay in third.
Yancheng ended the first block of three games with another strong game of 798 to lead the pack with 2434. Paranaque finished second with 2266, 168 pins adrift. Jeju settled for third with 2262, just two pins from the Filipinas.
Hong Kong quartet of Gigi Leung, Joan Cheng, Milki Ng and Zoe Tam took fourth spot with 2192 while Chinese Taichung rounded off the top five with 2097.