Malaysia B team's first pair and Philippines second pair had a superb start to occupy first and second positions with their 419 and 412 opening game with Australia's first pair and Singapore A team's second pair sharing third spots.
Nur Hazirah and Nur Haziqah added 379 to their 419 opener to keep a seven-pin lead over their compatriots, Puteri Nurul and Lim moving up to second spot. Regina Daval-Santos and Grace Gella slipped down to third, just three pins behind.
Chinese Taipei's first pair of Chi Yun-Fan and Wu Jie-Yu two superb games of 436 and 414 in the second and third game made them the new leader as Singapore A team's first pair of Fion Liew and Arielle Tay took over second spot.
The lead changed hands again after Liew and Tay downed 437 in the fourth. Malaysia A team's second pair of Najwa Nazirah and Nur Aina Kamalia also made improvements to take up second spot while Chinese Taipei dropped to third.