The cut at 60th position (tied 59th) went to Han Sangbae and Kim Huijun with 2100, averaging 233.3. Chie Horii of Japan topped the overseas pool with 2011. Chae Jeonggin headed the mixed pool with 2099 while Kwon Yongjin and Kang Minhwan tied 40th position with 2063.
KPBA's Park Younghee topped the women's division with 2108 ahead of Yun Huiyeo in second with 2084 and Hong Suyeon in third with 2069. The cut at 44th position was held by Lee Simgyeol with a total of 1926, averaging 214.
Some of the overseas seeded invited players are Anthony Simonsen, Sean Rash, Darren Tang, Kyle Troup, EJ Tackett, Jason Sterner and Danielle McEwan of USA. Joinging them are Christopher Sloan of Ireland, Finns Mika Koivuniemi and Osku Palermaa.
There are three Japanese Professionals, Yasuo Tanaka, Isao Yamamoto and Yuya Kato, two from JBC, Daisuke Yoshida and Tomoyuki Sasaki. 2017 World Championships Trios gold medallist, Michael Mak and Wu Siu Hong of Hong Kong are also amongst the seeded qualifiers.