Penang's Shafiy Zaim and ex-international turn PBA pro, Zulmazran Zulkifli completed the top five in the local pool with 1359 and 1329 respectively. Indonesia's Diwan Rezaldy headed the mixed pool with 1300 followed by his compatriot, Oscar in second with 1293.
Local qualifiers positioned 4 to 13, overseas qualifiers positioned 4 to 13 and qualifiers positioned 1 to 25 in the mixed pool together with the defending champion will contest the 8-games Round 1 finals on December 14.
The top 18 finishers based on the highest pinfalls plus the six seeded qualifiers will contest Round 2 finals on December 15. The top three will then proceed to the Stepladder Shootout finals to determine the champion. Qualifying for the Mixed Open Masters will end on December 13.
Meanwhile earlier in the morning, Bobby Ho Po Hei of Very Proshop, Hong Kong bagged the Senior Masters title with 1767, with a handicap of 8 pins. Two Taiwanese, Chou Hueh Yun and Chen Chi Tung finished as first and second runners-up with 1700 and 1678.