BWF Korea Open

The BWF Korea Open is a professional badminton tournament on the BWF Tour that is played at the Jinnam Stadium in Yeosu City in South Korea.

I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Schedule, Players, and Prize Money for the 2023 tournament in Yeosu City.

BWF Korea Open

2023 Korea Open

Location:Yeosu City, South Korea
Dates:18 – 23 July 2023
BWF Tour Level:Super 500
Draw Sizes:32
Prize Money:$420,000


The 2023 Korea Open Badminton tournament in Yeosu City was held from the 18th to the 23rd of July 2023, with the tournament being played the week after the US Open Badminton tournament (11-16 July 2023).


The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Korea has now been released and below is a selection of players who will participate in the 2023 singles competitions, with Kodai Naraoka and Akane Yamaguchi the top seeds.

2023 Male Players

  • Kodai Naraoka
  • Tien Chen Chou
  • Yu Qi Shi
  • Kean Yew Loh
  • H. S. Prannoy
  • Kenta Nishimoto
  • Guang Zu Lu
  • Zii Jia Lee

2023 Female Players

  • Akane Yamaguchi
  • Se Young An
  • Yu Fei Chen
  • Tzu Ying Tai
  • Bing Jiao He
  • Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
  • Yue Han
  • Zhi Yi Wang


Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Korea, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 23rd of July 2023.

Tuesday – Day 118 July 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 219 July 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 320 July 2023Round of 16 Matches
Friday – Day 421 July 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 522 July 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 623 July 2023Finals


The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Korea are now available to view on the BWF Tournament Software website (see links below).

Men’s Singles: View Draw

Women’s Singles: View Draw

Men’s Doubles: View Draw

Women’s Doubles: View Draw

Mixed Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 Korea Open badminton championships was $420,000, with the prize money and points being split as follows.

Women’s/Men’s Singles

The winners of the women’s/men’s singles tournament in 2023 received $31,500 and 9,200 ranking points, while the runner-up received $15,960 and 7,800 ranking points.

2nd Round$1,4703,600
1st Round$02,220

Women’s/Men’s/Mixed Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the women’s/men’s/mixed doubles tournaments in 2023 received $33,180 ($16,590 each) and 9,200 BWF points, while the runners-up received $15,960 ($7,980 each) and 7,800 BWF points.

2nd Round$1,5753,600
1st Round$02,220

2023 Winners and Runner Ups

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 men’s singles competition was Anders Antonsen who defeated Loh Kean Yew 12-21, 21-11, 21-19 in the 2023 final (see video highlights from the final below).

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 women’s singles competition was An Se-young who defeated Tai Tzu-ying 21-9, 21-15 in the 2023 final.

For a full list of results from the 2023 tournament (including men’s/women’s doubles, and mixed doubles), check out the official BWF website.