In the women's division, Veronica De Souza led the local pool with 1367 followed by 2017 Asian School triple gold medallist, Wong Son Ian in second with 1208. Third position went to Au Man Wai with 1204.
Malaysia's ex-international, Hee Kar Yen topped the overseas pool with 1362 ahead of another ex-international from Hong Kong, Joey Yip with 1281. 2016 Thailand Open champion, Yanee Saebe of Thailand joined the duo in third with 1248.
The top 3 local and top 3 overseas qualifiers will earn a bye and automatically advance to Round 2 finals. Kingkamon Sarntong headed the mixed pool with 1037.
The top local seeded qualifier, local qualifiers positioned 4 to 6, overseas qualifiers positioned 4 to 7, 15 qualifiers from the mixed poool together with the defending champion, Misaki Mukotani of Japan will contest the 8-game Round 1 finals.