only the top 8 highest ranked players in the super series, qualify. However all Chinese player didn't take part, giving opportunites for more players from Malaysia who are not in the top 8 list to qualify..!!! including ladies single wong mew choo.
wong choon han on the way to the court for the match
Other top players taking part are taufik hidayat, peter gade christiansen, sony dwi kuncoro, markis kido, hendra setiawan, chandra wijaya, koo kien keat, tan boon heong and tony gunawan.