Tseng, who was in eigth position, leapfrog into second spot after improving his six-games tally to 1255. Wu remained firmly in first position with 1308. Three more Hong Kong nationals, Mike Chan, Wicky Yeung and Tony Wong have qualified in fifth, sixth and eighth spots.
There were no changes atop the local pool with Tsai Yin-Hao leading with 1407. Tao Kua-Wei and Chen Chein-Wu occupied second and third spots with 1357 and 1350 respectively. The current cut in the overseas pool is held by newly-crowned Youth Open Masters champion, Xavier Teo of Singapore with 1203.
The mixed pool is totally dominated by Taiwanese taking up all eleven spots. Chen Chang-Yen headed the mixed pool with 1302 while the cut in 11th position is held by Chen Ying-Hsien with 1252. Any overseas qualifiers dropping out will not even make the mixed pool.
There will be a one-game desperado squad to be held at the end of the last qualifying squad late tonight. The top 3 highest scorers will make the Masters finals.