Top seed Malaysian Ivan Yuen became champion of the 14th Chief of the Naval Staff International Squash Championship 2020 defeating Pakistan’s Tayyab Aslam 3-1 in the final in Karachi.
14th CNS International Squash Championship 2020
Top seed Malaysian Ivan Yuen won the coveted title of the 14th Chief of the Naval Staff International Squash Championship 2020 after defeating Pakistan’s Tayyab Aslam 3-1 in the final in Karachi.
Pakistan Squash Federation under the supervision of Professional Squash Association were hosted the 14th edition of CNS International Squash Championship 2020 from February 4-8 at PN RK JK Squash Complex, Fleet Club, Karachi.
The event carriec a handsome prize money of $20,000. Pakistan Navy was the promoter of the event.
The main draw was of 24 places including eight seeds and two wildcards. Pakistan Navy, the organisers, have given wildcard entries to Faraz Muhammad and Abdul Saeed.
World’s No 49 Ivan Yuen from Malaysia was awarded the top seed.
The other seeded players included World No 69 Mazen Gamal from Egypt, Hong Kong’s Henry Leung and Tsz Kwan Lau, Syafiq Kamal from Malaysia, Angus Gillams from Scotland, Pakistan’s Tayyab Aslam and Asim Khan, Chi Him Wong from Hong Kong, Addeen Idrakie from Malaysia, Moustafa El Sirty from Egypt, Ammar Altamimi from Kuwait, Fabien Verseille from France, and Pakistan’s Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob, and Amaad Fareed.
The unseeded players were: Omar ElKattan and Shady El Sherbiny from Egypt, Matthew Lai and Harley Lam from Hong Kong, and Pakistan’s Danish Atlas and Israr Ahmed.
Last year, Youssef Ibrahim of Egypt defeated Farhan Mehboob of Pakistan in 32 minutes to win the 13th CNS International Squash Championship title.