. We are just 4 days away from the 2010 Super Series Finals. Day 1 will be held on Wednesday 5-Jan-2011, staring at 12:00noon. The latest news article from Taiwan was released yesterday; ====== * ====== start article ====== * ====== Publication Date：31-Dec-2010 The Victor-Badminton World Federation Superseries Finals is set to be held in Xinbei City Jan. 5 to 9, 2011, marking the first time that Taiwan will host such a top-notch world badminton tournament. Xinbei Mayor Eric Li-luan Chu said Dec. 30 he hopes that hosting the BWF-sponsored competition will help raise his special municipality’s international visibility in the sporting arena. The Chinese Taipei Badminton Association said the world’s best players from 15 countries across the globe will compete in the Xinbei tournament, which marks the climax of the 12-leg BWF Super Series circuit. The top eight players in the Superseries standings will battle it out in the men’s and women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles competitions. Taiwan will be represented by the world No. 1 pairing of Chien Yu-chin and Cheng Wen-hsing in the women’s doubles event, and by fifth-ranked Fang Chieh-ming and Lee Sheng-mu in the men’s doubles event, according to the association. Fang said he hopes that many fans will come out to watch the matches and cheer them on as they give it their all to try to win the competition. Total prize money for the tournament is US$500,000. ====== * ====== end article ====== * ====== Source: http://www.taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=140830&ctNode=445 .