Open Badminton

DHANKUTA: Hile Badminton Club is organising the Nationwide Open Badminton Tournament here at the Hile Bazar from November 9-11.

The tournament features four categories — singles events in men, women, veteran and super veteran, informed the organisers at a press meet on Monday.

The organisers claimed the tournament was the biggest in the Eastern Region in terms of prize money.

The top three players in the men’s singles will take home Rs 50,555, Rs 25,555, Rs 10,555, while winners in the veteran category will earn Rs 25,555, Rs 12,555 and Rs 5,555 respectively.

Similarly, top three in women’s singles will get Rs 20,555, Rs 10,555 and Rs 5,555 respectively.

The best players in all categories will be awarded with Rs 5,000 each. Gorkha Brewery and Dhankuta Municipality are the sponsors of the tournament.