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2022 Thomas Cup: Schedule, How to Watch, Teams and Prizemoney

The 2022 Thomas Cup will be held on Sunday, May 8, at Bangkok’s Impact Arena. Here, you will know the schedule, venue, how to watch on television and live stream, teams, and a prize pool of the tournament.


Sixteen teams will compete in the final competition, held in November. This year’s tournament will have the same number of places allocated to each confederation as the previous year’s tournament: four slots apiece from Asia and Europe and one slot each from Africa, Oceania, and Pan America.

The host nation and the defending champion are both automatically qualified. The remaining quota will be filled based on the ranking of the global teams. The Thomas 2022 will feature 16 teams fighting against one other. Indonesia is the defending champion of the Thomas Cup.

Indonesia is the most successful team in the Thomas Cup, having won 14 championships, while China is the most successful team in the Uber Cup, having won 15 trophies.

When is the 2022 Thomas Cup?

The tournament will start on Sunday, May 8, and continue until Saturday, May 14. Here is the full schedule of the tournament. 

Date Stage
8th-11th May Stage Matches
12th May Quarter-finals begin
May 13 Semi-finals
14th May Finals


  • Venue: Impact Arena
  • Capacity: 11,400

The 2022 Thomas Cup tournament will take place at Impact Arena, Thailand. This is the third time that Thailand will be hosting the tournament. The venue has a capacity of 11,400 people.

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How to Watch the 2022 Thomas Cup?


BWF TV has reserved the right to show the 2022 Thomas Cup tournament on their channel. The live stream will be available on their official YouTube channel.


In India, Voot will show the live stream of the event. The monthly subscription fee is RS99 per month. 


Here are the teams who will perform in the 2022 Thomas Cup:

Country Confederation
Thailand Badminton Asia
Indonesia Badminton Asia
Algeria Badminton Africa
Malaysia Badminton Asia
South Korea Badminton Asia
Singapore Badminton Asia
Canada Badminton Pan Am
Denmark Badminton Europe
France Badminton Europe
England Badminton Europe
Germany Badminton Europe
New Zealand Badminton Oceania
Japan Badminton Asia
Chinese Taipei Badminton Asia
India Badminton Asia
China Badminton Asia

2022 Thomas Cup Prizemoney:

The projected prize fund for each Cup is roughly $1 million. The winners will get nearly $120k, or around 8% of the overall prize pool.
Due to the pandemic, BMF permitted organizers to proceed with a smaller prize fund. So the prize pool might range from $1 million to $850k. China and Indonesia won the competition for roughly $100k-$80k.


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