Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 57th minute with a low drive from Fernandinho after he got a wonderful pass from Kardec to make it 1-0.
Elsewhere, fourth division Rot-Weiss Essen caused a surprise by knocking out newly-promoted Bundesliga side Arminia Bielefeld thanks to a first-half goal from Simon Engelmann. Enditem
A wonderful through-pass by the home team's defender Eric Davis sent Marko Divkovic on a wild run and put him head-to-head against Jablonec's goalkeeper Jan Hanus in the sixth minute and the Croatian striker sent a beautiful lob shot over him to open the score and put Dunajska Streda ahead.
"I think it's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here," he said on Liverpool's official website.
"There was a period where there was an easy answer to what team is the best in the world. Now, that answer is no longer so easy, with Russia able to make a convincing argument, and Germany not far behind," the FIVB's website reported on Tuesday.
The Kazakh Super League runners-up evened the score two minutes before halftime, as Brazilian star Vagner Love found the net after an accurate pass from captain Gafurzhan Suyumbayev.
In Group B, a late Hattan Bahebri strike helped Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal defeat the ten men of Uzbekistan side Pakhtakor 2-1.
Premier League fans from the Chinese mainland didn't have an official means to watch the first round matches of the new season, which kicked off on September 12. Enditem
But Bahabri gave his side all three points after his long-range effort was deflected into the net in the final minute of stoppage time.
20 minutes later, Jaroslav Zeleny got lucky and his shot from the top of the box bounced off a teammate and into Dunajska Streda's net to tie things up for the visitors 1-1.
"Since I have left the club has been building, the stadium is incredible, the training ground is better than before. It's an exciting time," he added. Enditem