BWF World Tour
The HSBC BWF World Tour is a circuit of 26 tournaments attracting the top world ranked players in singles (men’s and women’s) and doubles (men’s, women’s and mixed).
Players on the Tour compete in the 26 tournaments throughout the year gaining ranking points towards qualification in a race to the year ending finale, the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals – the best of the best.
The 26 tournaments are divided into five levels – Super 1000 (three tournaments), Super 750 (five tournaments), Super 500 (seven tournaments) and Super 300 (eleven tournaments). Each of these tournaments offers different ranking points and prize money. The highest points and prize pool is offered at the Super 1000 level.
One other category of tournament, the BWF Tour Super 100 level, also offers HSBC BWF World Tour ranking points. Although this level is not part of the HSBC BWF World Tour, it is an important part of the pathway and entry point for players into the HSBC BWF World Tour tournaments.
The HSBC BWF World Tour Finals held in December is the ultimate goal for players on the World Tour and only the top eight players in each of the five disciplines of the HSBC Race to Guangzhou Rankings qualify to compete in the season finale.
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- Level 1
- Season finale
- Top 8 qualified
- Prize money – USD 1,500,000
- Level 3
- Super 750
- 5 host cities
- Prize money – USD 700,000
China / Denmark / France / Japan / Malaysia
- Level 4
- Super 500
- 7 host cities
- Prize money – USD 350,000
Hong Kong / India / Indonesia / Korea / Malaysia / Singapore / Thailand
- Level 5
- Super 300
- 11 host cities
- Prize money – USD 150,000
Australia / Chinese Taipei / Germany / India / Korea / Macau / New Zealand / Spain / Switzerland / Thailand / USA