Meanwhile in the earlier Youth Under-18 Masters finals, Oh Jin Won of Korea literally led from start to finish to take the title with 1782, averaging an impressive 222.8, including a high game of 266 in the third.
Thai youths did well to take second and third spots as Chanathip Prempree and Teerachata Rachatahiranyakan totaled 1728 and 1658 respectively. Jeremiah Khoo and Owen Wong Wen Fei of Singapore Sport School rounded out the top five with 1599 and 1587.
Oh pocketed 45,000 baht for his victory with the Thai runners-up winning 23,000 and 12,000 baht respectively. Qualifying resumes for the Men's Graded A and B, Ladies Graded and the Senior division for the next two days.
The Korean leader continued his blistering pace by adding 232, 237 and 223 in his next three games before easing off with 193 in the eighth and final game to take a well-deserved victory with 1881.