Top 6 Asian teams, South Korea, India, Pakistan, Japan, China and Malaysia could enter the men's competition directly. For the next two spots a qualification tournament was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 7 to 16 May 2010. Oman and Singapore qualified as top two teams, Hong Kong and Bangladesh were added later.
Women's qualification tournament was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 21 to 29 May 2010. Three teams qualified for the Asian Games but later Chinese Taipei withdrew.