Is chasing ranking points so important? . In competition/tournament, Badminton is organised like other sports. Let's look at some of whom who are involved; For players, the winning of major titles is important. These titles reflect their authority/excellence. For fans, the appearance of their idols in tournaments is important. Fans just love to watch their idols play. It doesn't matter if the tournaments are major or not. For tournament organisers, their tournaments are usually annual events (major or not). If there are more skilled players participating, bigger attendances can be drawn. Ranking points are awarded to participating tournament players. BWF's ranking points system is similar to those of other sports. Non-participating players (injured, resting, or absent for any other reasons) will miss out on ranking points. Question: Is chasing ranking points so important? Answer: Think how we like. It's just part of how our World Sporting Bodies rank their players. .