2013 Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix

 

Overview

 

Zwiebler (Final)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 classified as  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 and Grand Prix  with US$50,000 minimum. All Grand Prix events offer ranking points to players according to the classification of each tournament.

The Grand Prix events are gaining much popularity with Member Associations and the growth of the sport was again clearly demonstrated with a   significant increase in Grand Prix tournaments. In 2011, 12 Member Associations successfully hosted the Grand Prix Gold while 4 Member Association hosted the Grand Prix events  providing players with the opportunity to win a total of USD $1,805,000 in prize money.

 

2013 Grand Prix Tournaments

 

YONEX German Open Grand Prix Gold  2013 (26 Feb - 3 March) Russian Open Grand Prix 2013 (24 - 29 Sept)
Swiss Grand Prix Gold 2013(12 - 17 March) London Grand Prix Gold 2013(1 - 6 Oct)
Yonex Australian Open Grand Prix Gold  2013 (2 - 7 April ) Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix 2013 (8-13 October)
Skycity New Zealand Open Grand Prix 2013(10 - 14 April)  Bitburger  Saarloxlux Grand Prix Gold  2013 (24 Oct - 3 November )
Yonex Sunrise Malaysia Grand Prix Gold 2013 (30 Apr - 6 May) Korea Open Grand Prix Gold 2013 (4 - 9 November)
SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold 2013 (4- 9 June) Scottish Open Grand Prix (20 - 24 November)
YONEX/OCBC US Open Grand Prix Gold 2013 (9 - 14 July) Kumpoo Macau Open Grand Prix Gold (27 November - 2 December 2013)
Yonex Canadian Open Grand Prix 2013 (16- 21 July)  Yonex - Sunrise Vietnam  Open Grand Prix  (2 - 8  December 2013
Yonex Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold 2013 (3 - 8 September) Yonex - Sunrise India Open 2013 Cancelled
Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold 2013 (24 - 29  September)  

 

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