The BWF World Tour Finals, officially HSBC BWF World Tour Finals, which succeeds BWF Super Series Finals, is an annual badminton tournament which is held every December of a year where the players with the most points from that calendar year's events of the BWF World Tour compete for total prize money of at least US$ 1,500,000.

Features

Prize money

The tournament offers minimum total prize money of USD$1,500,000.[1] The prize money is distributed via the following formula:[2]

Round Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
Winner 8.00% 8.00% 8.40% 8.40% 8.40%
Runner-up 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00%
Semi-finalist 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 2.00%
3rd in Group 1.10% 1.10% 1.30% 1.30% 1.30%
4th in Group 0.60% 0.60% 0.70% 0.70% 0.70%

World ranking points

Main article: BWF World Ranking

Below is the point distribution for each phase of the tournament based on the BWF points system for the BWF World Tour Final event.[3]

Winner(s) Runner(s)-up Semi-finalists 3rd in group stage 4th in group stage
12,000 10,200 8,400 6,600 4,800

Eligibility

At the end of the BWF World Tour circuit, top eight players/pairs in the BWF World Tour standing of each discipline, with the maximum of two players/pairs from the same member association, are required to play in a final tournament known as the BWF World Tour Finals.[4]

If two or more players are tie in ranking, the selection of players will based on the following criteria:[4]

Results

Edition Year Host city Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1st 2018 Guangzhou China Shi Yuqi India P. V. Sindhu China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
China Wang Yilyu
China Huang Dongping
2nd 2019 Japan Kento Momota China Chen Yufei Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
3rd 2020 Pak Kret, Bangkok Denmark Anders Antonsen Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
4th 2021 Nusa Dua, Bali Denmark Viktor Axelsen South Korea An Se-young Japan Takuro Hoki
Japan Yugo Kobayashi
South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
5th 2022 Guangzhou


Performances by nation

As of the 2021 edition
Pos Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1  China 1 1 1 1 2 6
2  Japan 1 1 1 3
 South Korea 1 2 3
4  Chinese Taipei 1 1 2
 Denmark 2 2
 Thailand 2 2
7  India 1 1
 Indonesia 1 1
Total 4 4 4 4 4 20

See also

References

  1. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". 20 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Distribution of Prize Money (All Levels)" (PDF). 20 July 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  3. ^ "World Ranking System" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  4. ^ a b "BWF World Tour Regulations" (PDF). 20 July 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2018.