Chen Han of China, who rolled the championships' first 300 during his attempt in the senior division, occupied third spot with 1402. The top 3 highest qualifiers in the overseas pool will earn a bye, skipping Round 1 finals and automatically qualify for Round 2.
Chen Kuan-Yeh of Chinese Taipei, topped the local pool with an impressive 1476 from two 3-game series of 748 and 728. Chiu Po-Yang took second spot with 1403 while Cheng Hsing-Yeuh completed the top 3 with 1392.
The top 3 highest qualifiers in the local pool will also automatically qualify for Round 2 finals. Overseas qualifiers positioned 4 to 12, local qualifers positioned 4 to 12, qualifers positioned 1 to 11 in the Mixed pool, along with the defending champion and the top 3 from the one-game desperado squad will contest the 8-game Round 1 finals.
The top 18 with the highest pinfalls at the end of Round 1 will be joined by the six seeded qualifiers for another 8 games in Round 2. The top 6 with the highest pinfalls at the end of Round 2 will proceed to the Stepladder Shootout finals.