Meanwhile there were no major movements in the Women's Open division with Nerosha Keligit of Malaysia continuing to lead the standings with 1397. Japan's Misaki Mukotani finished second with 1343 while a second Malaysian, Alisha Iman Cheong improved to third position with 1340.
Macau's Hui Tong topped the local pool with 1226 ahead of Au Man Wai in second with 1180 and Che Weng Si in third with 1163. Japan's Yuri Sato headed the mixed pool with 1292 as the cut in 15th position went up slightly to 1230 by Hong Kong's Milki Ng.
The top 3 local and top 3 overseas qualifiers will automatically advance to Round 2 finals. Local qualifiers positioned 4 to 7, overseas qualifiers positioned 4 to 7, the 15 qualifiers from the mixed pool and the defending champion will contest the Round 1 finals over 8 games.
The top 18 finalists with the highest total pinfall after the 8 games will advance to Round 2 finals, joined by the 6 seeded qualifiers for another 8 games. The top 6 finalists with the highest pinfall after the 8 games will proceed to the stepladder shootout finals.