Nadia Pramanik of Indonesia improved by 20 pins to move ahead of compatriot and defending champion, Ryan Lalisang with 1459. Lalisang, who led for the past two days, settled for second position with 1444.
Reigning QubicaAMF World Cup champion, Sam Cooley of Australia also dropped one spot down to third with 1439 pushing Park Dae Hee of Jeonnam, Korea out of the top bracket into fourth. 2018 World Men CHampionships Trios silver medallist, Billy Muhammad Islam secured his spot in the finals in sixth with 1403.
Joining Pramanik, Lalisang and Islam ware Aldila Indryati in ninth position with 1394, Novie Phang in 12th position with 1371, Putty Armein in 13th position with 1362, Alisha Nabila, second in the mixed pool with 1358, Diwan Rezaldy seventh with 1327 and Oscar in 11th with 1311.
Malaysian national youth, Shafiy Zaim of Penang headed the mixed pool with 1359 as the cut in 25th position went to Matthew Ong of Sunway Megalanes with 1210. This cut is significantly lower than the 1262 from last year's qualifying scores.
With four squads remaining before qualifying ends late tonight, the most this cut can go up to is perhaps around the 1250 scoreline. The top 3 qualifiers in the local pool and the top 3 qualifiers in the overseas pool will earn a bye and advance automatically to Round 2 finals.