it seems that the tournament began with a few surprises in the first round.
VIE beat CHN 3-2.
MYA beat KAZ 3-1.
KSA, which finished last in the last few asian championships, surprised the hosts INA.
KOR struggled to beat TPE 3-2.
not a surprise, but QAT -- with its foreign mercenaries -- which had recently finished second at the 2018 AVC cup, had no trouble with IND.
in 2nd round,
CHN almost suffered a 2nd upset, but barely beat out THA 3-2 (after being down 0-2).
ishikawa is reported to be back in JPN team, which struggled to beat KAZ.
i'm gonna guess that videos are not available...