The yearly Denmark Open is underway as athletes compete against each other, trying to take home the top prize in this badminton competition.
The 2019 Denmark Open is the 16th tournament in the 2019 BWF World Tour and it’s also part of the Denmark Open championships which have a lengthy history, dating back to 1935.
This year’s edition is held at the Odense Sports Park in Odense, Denmark. It features men’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s singles, and women’s doubles competitions, with players from various countries, including Japan, India, China, Denmark, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Thailand, France, and more.
The total money prize for this tournament is $775,000 with the distribution of the prize money being done in accordance with the BWF regulations. Basically, the winners get to take home $54,250 in the singles events and $57,350 in the doubles events.
Last year, it was Kento Momota from Japan who took home the men’s singles titles, while Tzu Ying Tai from China won the women’s singles championship.
What’s Denmark Open 2019 Schedule?
This year’s event kicked off on October 15th and it will carry out through October 20th. The quarter-finals are scheduled for October 18th, the semifinals on October 19th, and the finals on October 20th. As more games take place, the lists are gaining contour. You can check out the exact schedule of the events on the official page.
Who Has Denmark Open 2019 Broadcasting Rights?
Well, when it comes to broadcasting rights, it depends where you live. If you live in the United States, you get to watch the 2019 Denmark Open on the Olympic Channel website, but only from the quarter-final stages onwards. The events don’t seem to be available to watch on the Olympic Channel’s TV schedule.
If you live in India, you can watch via Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, and Star Sports Select 2 HD. Basically, if you have a Hotstar subscription, you can watch all the games.
How Can I Watch Denmark Open 2019 in the US?
Since the games are available to watch on the Olympic Channel website, you should, of course, go ahead and visit the website’s Badminton section. Simply scroll to the “Current Events” area and you’ll find the Denmark Open, complete with the exact events that are upcoming and the times you should check in to watch.
The site has already prepared to broadcast the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals.
Here’s what you need to do to watch the Denmark Open 2019:
- First, visit the Olympic Channel website and visit this page where you’ll find all the scheduled events for this tournament. You can also go straight for the live feed which you’ll find here.
- You need to log in to an account with the help of credentials from your TV provider. If you’ve already cut the cord, you can sign up with your details from fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu, YouTube TV, or PlayStation Vue.
- Once you’ve done that you can go ahead and watch all the games they’re broadcasting.
How Can I Watch Denmark Open 2019 for Free?
If you live in a country that doesn’t have broadcasting rights bought by any network, you are lucky – you can watch on the BWF YouTube Channel called BadmintonWorld.TV.
So, if you live in a country that didn’t bother getting television rights for the Denmark Open, you get to watch it for free. In fact, even if you live elsewhere, we have some tips for you – you can still watch the whole thing. All you need to make things work is a VPN.
You see, VPNs can help change your IP address, which will, in turn, fool YouTube into thinking you’re not in the US, for instance. On TechNadu we can only recommend the very best to you, which is ExpressVPN – a tool that comes with thousands of servers across the world and some really great privacy and security features.
Here’s what you need to do to watch the Denmark Open for free:
- First, you have to go ahead and subscribe to ExpressVPN (49% OFF) by visiting their website. The whole process only takes a few minutes and you’ll have to pay for the service upfront. On the other hand, they have a 30-day money-back guarantee, so you can ask for a refund if you don’t enjoy the service.
- Next, you have to download the app and install it on your device. You can then launch the tool and log into your account.
- It’s now time to connect to a server that’s located in a country that doesn’t have broadcasting rights to the Denmark Open. We suggest you go to the UK. There are a bunch of UK servers so just pick one and connect to it.
- The process takes a few seconds and you should then go ahead and visit the BWF YouTube channel. We suggest you do that in an incognito window, although there aren’t usually any issues in watching content from other countries on YouTube, even if you’re logged into your account.
- Tune in at the right time and start watching the games!
(Note: If you live in the US and are traveling during the event, you can use the same steps and connect to a US server to watch the games on the Olympic Channel website. Otherwise, just go with the local YouTube feed and see whether or not the games are available.)
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