Grand Prix

Overview

There are two levels of Grand Prix Events – Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. These are individual events.

World Grand Prix Events have singles (men / women) and doubles (men / women / mixed) competitions and are open to all badminton players who are members of their respective national associations affiliated to the BWF.

Grand Prix tournaments are Level 3 events, one below Super Series.  The highest level of Grand Prix event is the Grand Prix Gold with a prize pool of US$120,000 minimum.

All Grand Prix events offer ranking points to players according to the classification of each tournament.

In 2009, 6 Grand Prix Gold and 9 Grand Prix tournaments with total prize money of USD1,280,000 were hosted in such diverse places as Macau, New Zealand, The Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, the USA and the Netherlands.

2010 Grand Prix Tournaments

YONEX German Open Grand Prix 2010 (2 – 7 March) YONEX/OCBC US Open Grand Prix Gold 2010 (20 – 25 July)
India Open Grand Prix Gold 2010 (8 – 13 June) Macau Open Grand Prix 2010 (27 July – 1 August)
Russian Open Grand Prix 2010 (29 June – 4 July) Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold 2010 (3 – 8 August)
SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold 2010 (29 June – 4 July) Cancelled Bitburger Open Grand Prix 2010 (31 August – 5 September)
Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold 2010 (6 – 11 July) YONEX – SUNRISE Vietnam Open Grand Prix 2010 (5 – 10 October)
YONEX Australia Open Grand Prix 2010 (13 – 18 July) Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold 2010 (12 – 17 October)
YONEX Canadian Open Grand Prix 2010 (13 – 18 July) Dutch Open Grand Prix 2010 (19 – 24 October)
New Zealand Open Grand Prix 2010 (20 – 24 July) Cancelled Victor Korea Open Grand Prix(23 -28 November 2010)
Syed Mohdi India Open Grand Prix 2010 (14 – 19 December)


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