( Hosted by the Indian Badminton Association-Kuwait IBAK )

The Indian Badminton Association (IBAK ), Kuwait is all set to launch the 7th edition of the Kuwait Badminton Challenge (KBC 2022).

Teams from several countries including Saudi, Bahrain, India, Qatar, UAE, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and local clubs from Kuwait will participate in this 3-day long tournament. KBC 2022 is scheduled to be held on the 6th, 7th and 8th of October, 2022. This annual tourney hosted by IBAK has become a popular spectacle amongst the badminton fraternity in Kuwait and is looked forward to with great zest. The IBAK officials have been on their toes for the last couple of months to ensure a smooth conduct of the event.

Many leading badminton players of the world, past and present will glamourize the event. These players will be part of this mega event of which the IBAK ALL STARS have ben 5 times champions and are the defending champions. IBAK will additionally be represented by two more teams, The IBAK CHALLENGERS and IBAK TORPEDOES. Team victor who were runners up in many previous editions, Team 5.30, SHUTTLE STINGERS from India will be the teams competing in the team event and players from these events will also be taking part in the open events. Kuwait’s badminton loving fraternity is all set to witness some high-octane badminton in the coming week

IBAK was founded in April 2010 as a non-profit organization committed to the popularization of badminton in Kuwait, nurture young talent and serve as a place for members to improve their game. With its state-of-the-art facility in IBAK Salwa gym, IBAK offers a professional and welcoming environment for enthusiasts from all walks of life to play, practice and perfect the sport. IBAK also provides coaching to school going children with an aim to encourage fondness for the game and produce multiple champions down the road.

KBC 2022 is being hosted after the break caused by Covid-19. And hence, we hope to relaunch it in a bigger way and provide an exciting time to all the participants.