All England 2016
Watch history in the making at the stunning new Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. All the world's best will battle it out for precious Olympic qualification points on the #RoadtoRio at the oldest and most prestigious badminton event, one of the five 'majors' of the sport.
All the speed, drama and passion will return to Birmingham for the 106th Championships from 8-13 March 2016 and Stringers' World have 2 finals tickets to give away. Just head to our Facebook page to enter. Go to the Official All England Site here.
Players to Watch
Chen Long is the current world number 1 Mens Singles player. He has 26 career titles under his belt, including a bronze at 2012 Olympic Games and he currently holds the World Championship title. Chen Long has won the All England Open twice already, in 2013 and 2015. He enters this year in top form as he prepares to defend his World Championship title at this years Olympic Games in Rio, definitely one to watch this year. Chen Long uses the Li-Ning N55
Carolina Marin is the current World Number 1 Women's Singles player. At just 22, Carolina has won 18 career titles. After winning the World and European Championships in 2014, Carolina went on to win 5 Super Series tournaments including the All England, and the 2015 World Championships. Also looking forward to this years Olympic Games, Marin is hoping to secure her first Olympic Medal and defend her World Championship title for a second time. See Carlina Marin's Equipment here
Chris and Gabby Adcock
Chris and Gabby Adcock are currently ranked 7th in Mixed Doubles, after a great success winning the Super Series Finals in 2015 and securing their 4th National title, this Husband and Wife team are looking to bring the All England title back to an English Team. See Chris and Gabby's equipment here
Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl
This longstanding womens doubles team is currently ranked world number 4. This pair are exciting to watch, having won the 2014 European championships and coming second at Jakata 2015. Both players will also appear in the mixed draw, with their respective partners. Pedersen uses the Yonex Nanoray 800 and Rytter Juhl uses the Yonex Duora 10.
Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe
Currently ranked World No. 4, with a career high of No. 1 back in 2010. Boe and Mogensen also have an Olympic Silver Medal from the 2012 London games. They will be playing this year to defend their All England title, after beating Fu and Zhang at the final last year. Boe and Mogensen both use the Yonex Duora 10 racket