The tournament honour a total award of USD 150.000. Nguyen Tien Minh is considered a seed No7 at the Champs as he has just moved two notches up to 10th position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings after gaining outstanding results at the recent Australian Badminton Open.
Beside Tien Minh, there are three other Vietnamese players to participate into the tournament, namely Vu Thi Trang, Bui Bang Duc, and Dao Manh Thang, will also join the event, which is expected to attract the world’s most outstanding players such as Lin Dan, Chen Long, Chen Jin, Simon Santoso, Taufik Hydayat, and Du Pengyu.
As a result of draws at the champs, Minh will meet a world No5 player Chen Jin from China who defeated him at the Australian Badminton Open one week ago. For him, participating into the tourney marks a meaningful preparation for a target in Olympic London 2012.