The 9th China International Open Bowling Championship 2001 will be held at the Great World Bowling Centre in Guangzhou, Guangdong from the 28th July - 4th August, 2001.
Competition is divided into Open and Graded Division. The events are divided into Trios, Doubles, Singles (Master Qualifying), All Events and Masters. All bowlers are eligible to participate in the Open division while male bowlers whose average is 189 and below; and female bowlers whose average is 175 and below, are eligible to participate in Graded division. Overseas bowlers must submit written confirmations of their averages from their respective Associations/Congresses. The champions of the Graded Masters of previous China International Open are ineligible to bowl in all Graded events.
This championship will also be the qualifying rounds of the 4th stop of the CGU Asian Bowling Tour 2001 - the China Leg which will be held on the 5th - 6th August, 2001.