The BWF has announced which sanctioned events will test out the experimental scoring system - 5 games to 11 without setting. The testing period is from 1 August to 2 November and will involve BWF sanctioned events - including some junior sanctioned international tournaments. Many European tournaments are included in the test periode for example the Yonex Dutch Open, the Yonex Belgian International and the Swiss International. You can find the full list of European events played under the new scoring test system below.
After some initial testing - and consultation with players, the Athletes’ Commission and Member Associations in April / May 2014, the BWF Council agreed at its meeting in Delhi on Friday 18 May, to introduce a period of testing of a new experimental scoring system, best of 5 games to 11 without setting.
Sanctioned events in Europe using experimental scoring system:
18-21 August Bulgaria EURASIA Open (International Series)
21-24 August Slovak Open (Future Series)
04-07 September Kharkov International (International Challenge)
10-13 September Yonex Belgian International (International Challenge)
18-21 September Polish International (International Series)
25-28 September Czech International (International Challenge)
07-12 October Yonex Dutch Open (Grand Prix)
16-19 October Swiss International (International Challenge)
22-25 October Hatzor International (International Series)
30-02 November Yonex Hungarian International (International Series)
15-17 August Bulgarian Junior International
27-30 August Ukraine Junior International
05-07 September Carlton Irish U19 Open
12-14 September Yonex Lithuanian Junior
19-21 September Yonex Belgian Junior
25-28 September Swiss Junior Open
03-05 October Croatian Junior International
09-12 October Danish Junior Cup
17-19 October Slovenia Junior International
31-02 November Cyprus Junior International
to see the full list of tournaments.
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