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The BWF World Tour Finals, officially HSBC BWF World Tour Finals, which succeeds BWF Super Series Finals, is an annual badminton tournament will be held at the end of the year where the players with the most points from that calendar year's 37 events of the BWF World Tour compete for total prize money of at least US$ 1,500,000.



Prize MoneyEdit

It will offer 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 pointsEdit

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

Winner Runner-up Semifinalists 3rd in group stage 4th in group stage
12,000 10,200 8,400 6,600 4,800


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]

  • The players who participated in the most BWF World Tour tournaments;
  • The players who collected the most points in BWF World Tour tournaments starting July 1.


The following list is the results of BWF World Tour Finals from 2018 to 2021.

Edition Year Host City Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1 2018   Guangzhou   Shi Yuqi   P. V. Sindhu   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
  Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
  Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
2 2019      
3 2020      
4 2021      

Performances by nationEdit

Top Nations
Pos Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1   China 1 1 1 3
2   India 1 1
  Japan 1 1
Total 1 1 1 1 1 5


  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. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  4. ^ a b "BWF World Tour Regulations" (PDF). 20 July 2018.

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