Group Stage: Single Round Robin
However, the format will be the same as CTC.
Regular season matches are played in 3 best of two sets, determined by total map score, then by an ace match if needed. 3 points for a non-ace win, 2 for ace win.
Top 2 of each group advance to playoffs
Group Stage: Sep.16 - Sep.23
Playoffs: before November 18
Teams: eight Chinese teams (I think they are Newbee, Ocean, TSG, LP, iG, BraveStar, KaiZi and the host, Pixel 1), 4 teams in one Group, the draw lots aren't finished.
The Chinese official website: http://next.163.com/