Round 1 (9-max)
- Each team selects 6 players to participate in Round 1. Each 3 of them will be arranged to the same table against players from other 2 teams. There will be totally 4 tables play at same time in Round 1.
- Players begin with 10000 chips.
- Each level will last 20 minutes.
- There will be a 15-minute break every 6 levels.
Prior to the resurrection matches, teams were awarded bonus points depending on their score in the playoffs. These bonus points are added to the 9-max results. Beijing, Shenzhen & Chengdu received 5 bonus points, Hangzhou, Guangzhou & Macau 2 bonus points per team.