The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has revealed revised match calender for remainder of the 2020 season after the occasions had been distrupted as a result of coronavirus pandemic that has unfold all around the world.
The rescheduled dates had been introduced after BWF held a gathering with Member Affiliation hosts with a purpose to present the framework for badminton’s potential return.
The India Open Tremendous 500, which was initially scheduled to happen from March 24 to 29 however was suspended on Might 13 as a result of COVID-19, will now happen from December Eight to 13 in New Delhi.
Forward of the match, the Hyderabad Open might be held from August 11 to 16 which might be adopted by the Syed Modi Worldwide from November 17 to 22 in Lucknow.
Reflecting on the revamped schedule, BWF Secretary Common Thomas Lund mentioned that although it had been a troublesome activity to plan the return of the sport, they hope the contemporary schedule would offer the framework to start out badminton once more.
“It has been a troublesome activity to plan for badminton’s return. It’s a condensed calendar however we’re assured this offers the framework to permit us to start out once more when it’s protected and logistically potential.At this time limit, it’s troublesome to foretell when worldwide motion and entry restrictions might be lifted by particular person international locations and territories, however we won’t resume competitors until it’s completely clear that’s protected to take action,”the BWF official web site quoted Thomas as saying.
A complete of eight tournaments have been rescheduled from their unique dates as a result of novel virus.
The Thomas & Uber Cup Finals has been rescheduled to happen from October three to 11 in Aarhus, Denmark, whereas the BWF World Tour will return with Taipei Open 2020 which is able to happen from September 1 to six.
In the meantime, 4 tournaments particularly German Open, Swiss Open, European Championships and Australian Open which had been as a result of happen between March and June have all been suspended.
The BWF confirmed that appropriate alternative dates for these suspended match might be finalised within the coming future.
Full BWF Match Calendar 2020 is as follows:
|Hyderabad Open 2020||11-16 Aug||Hyderabad||BWF Tour Tremendous 100|
|Lingshui China Masters 2020 *||25-30 Aug||Lingshui||BWF Tour Tremendous 100|
|YONEX Taipei Open 2020||01-06 Sep||Taipei||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 300|
|Korea Open 2020||08-13 Sep||Seoul||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 500|
|VICTOR China Open 2020||15-20 Sep||Changzhou||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 1000|
|DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2020||22-27 Sep||Tokyo||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 750|
|TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 *||03-11 Oct||Aarhus||Main Championships|
|YONEX Dutch Open 2020||06-11 Oct||Almere||BWF Tour Tremendous 100|
|DANISA Denmark Open 2020||13-18 Oct||Odense||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 750|
|YONEX French Open 2020||20-25 Oct||Paris||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 750|
|BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2020 *||20-25 Oct||Auckland||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 300|
|Macau Open 2020||27-01 Nov||Macau||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 300|
|SaarLorLux Open 2020||27-01 Nov||Saarbrücken||BWF Tour Tremendous 100|
|Fuzhou China Open 2020||03-08 Nov||Fuzhou||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 750|
|YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2020||10-15 Nov||Hong Kong||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 500|
|BLIBLI Indonesia Open 2020 *||17-22 Nov||Jakarta||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 1000|
|Syed Modi India Worldwide 2020||17-22 Nov||Lucknow||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 300|
|CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2020 *||24-29 Nov||Kuala Lumpur||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 750|
|GWANGJU Korea Masters 2020||24-29 Nov||Gwangju||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 300|
|TOYOTA Thailand Open 2020 *||01-06 Dec||Bangkok||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 500|
|YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2020 *||08-13 Dec||New Delhi||HSBC BWF World Tour Tremendous 500|
|HSBC BWF World Tour Finals *||16-20 Dec||Guangzhou||Main Championships|
In addition to this, ten tournaments have been cancelled as a result of pandemic together with Badminton Asia Championships 2020 (April 21-26), US Open 2020 (June 23-28), Russian Open (July 7-12) and Indonesia Masters 2020 Tremendous 100 (29 September-Four October).