Wu came home third with 2623 on an improved second series of 1395. Louw finished fourth with 2576 while 2017 H.H. Emir Cup champion, Jassim Al-Muraikhi of Qatar rounded out the top five with 2569. Abdulrahman M Jaidah of Qatar, who was third in the first block could only finih seventh with 2500.
After two squads, Muhd Jaris Goh led the qualifying standings followed by Squad A winner, Ghanim Aboujassoum of Qatar in second with 2696. Al-Jaber is third with 2664 while Wu, Louw and Al-Muraikhi took up fourth to sixth positions.
Singapore's Alex Chong finished seventh with 2519 ahead of Mansoor Al-Awamy occupying eighth position reserved for Qatari not in the top 7. The top 8 would earn a bye and automatically advance to Step 2 finals.
Jaidah headed the second bracket in ninth position while Indonesia's Ryan Lalisang rounded out the top 10 with 2496. Current cut at 25th position is occupied by Jove Reolo Marano of Philippines with 2253, averaging 187.75.