Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi are ready to defend their title as the leading seeds as the All England Open 2023 is scheduled to get underway this March 14th in Birmingham.
All England Open is a professional badminton tournament. It is played annually in England under the BWF World Tour’s Super 1000 series calendar. The event is considered the world’s oldest badminton tournament.
The upcoming All England Open is officially titled as “Yonex All England Open Badminton Championship 2023.” It will be the 114th annual edition of the long running badminton competition. Like every year, the event will host singles and doubles compeititon for both men’s and women’s discipline.
The upcoming edition of the event is set to feature $1.25 million prize pool. In addition, BWF points will be distributed to the top 32 participants. The winner of the singles competitions will receive $87,500 each. While the doubles winners will divide the $92,500 purse among themselves.
Danish professional, Viktor Axelsen is the leading seed of the All England Open 2023 men’s singles competition. The defending champion of men’s singles 2022 in All England is currently ranked 1st in the BWF men’s singles ranking. He recently defended another of his title at the season-opening Malaysia Open 2023.
Akane Yamaguchi, the defending champion of women’s singles in All England Open 2022 is also the leading seed at the latest competition. She is the top-ranked badminton professional in BWF women’s singles ranking at present. Yamaguchi won the women’s singles at BWF World Champions of last year. She was also the winner at this year’s season opener at Malaysia Open.
When will the All England Open 2023 event be held?
- Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- Time: 06:00 a.m. ET
The latest All England Open is scheduled to start this Tuesday, March 14, 2023. On the first day, round of 32 matches will start at 06:00 a.m. ET or 10:00 a.m. GMT. 40 matches will be held on each day of the first two rounds.
All England Open 2023 Schedule:
|Round of 32||March 14 – March 15||06:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.|
|Round of 16||March 16||06:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.|
|Quarterfinal||March 17||06:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 01:00 p.m. – 06:00 p.m.|
|Semifinal||March 18||06:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 01:00 p.m. – 06:00 p.m.|
|Final||March 19||06:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.|
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Arena Birmingham
- Location: Birmingham, England
The Utilita Arena Birmingham will host the upcoming All England Open 2023. It is an indoor arena, with 15,800 seats capacities. The arena is located in Birmingham, England.
How to watch the badminton event on TV?
BWF has no partnership with any tv media for distribution reasons. Therefore, the All England Open won’t be available to watch on TV.
How to Live Stream All England Open 2023?
- BWF TV
The official BWF YouTube channel titled “BWF TV” is scheduled to provide a live stream of all games from the upcoming professional English badminton event of the Super 1000 series. All the games on stream will be available to watch for free internationally.
All England Open 2023 Prize Money Distribution:
BWF has increased the prize pool for the All England Open from $1 million to $1.25 million. As a result, all the standing will receive a significant bump in their purse share. Additionally, BWF points will be provided to every participant. The winner is set to receive 12,000 and the runner-up will earn 10,200 points.
The officially announced purse distribution chart for the upcoming English badminton competition is given below –