Kiren defeated Davis Wong and Anthony Wong both of Alberta in the first rounds to come up against the second seed Anthony Tso in the quarter final. He had a decisive win of 21-8, 21-12 to make it to the semi-final. In the semi-final Kiren met the 3/4 seed Sheldon Xu of BC. He triumphed 21-19, 21-12 to meet the number one seed in the final. The final was a very exciting match which went three games. In the end, Yunzhi Chen won the match.
Kiren spoke about his final match of the weekend "It was a really close match. I made quite a lot of mistakes in the first game, and lost 9-21, but in the second game, I persevered, kept the rallies going, and won 21-16. In the final game, I started off strong, and was up 11-6 at the interval. However, he started the second half very strong, and a combination of his skill and my mistakes lost me the match (15-21)"