The Korea Open is one of the seven Super 500 tournaments on the badminton BWF Tour. The tournament is played every year.
It has been hosted as an international tournament since 1991 before the competition was included in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Superseries level tournament in 2007. Currently, the tournament is organised by BWF and Badminton Korea Association jointly.
In 2019, the tournament will be played from September 24 to September 29 at Incheon Ariport Skydome, Incheon, South Korea. The total prize money of the tournament is $400,000.
With all the top players being expected to participate in the Korea Open super series, world number six player Viktor Axelsen along with BWF World Championship winner Kento Momota will fight for the Men’s singles championship.
Meanwhile, the women’s singles promises more thrilling affair as all the top ten players including PV Sindhu, Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying and Nozomi Okuhara are capable of beating one another on their days.