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The board of the World Squash Federation (WSF) recently decided that Chennai, Tamil Nadu, will be the venue for the 2023 Squash World Cup.
There are eight teams from four different continents playing in the Chennai Squash World Cup: Australia; Colombia; Egypt; Hong Kong, China; India; Japan; Malaysia; South Africa.
What is Squash?
Squash is a game of agility, strategy, talent, and physical and mental strength. Forbes Magazine has recognized squash as the healthiest sport, as it offers numerous health benefits. Players of all skill levels can enjoy it, as it can be played year-round, in any weather condition.
- Players typically play squash in singles matches, involving two players, or doubles matches, involving four players.
- The game is played on a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The ball should be hit against the front wall, above the tin (a boundary line near the floor) and below the outline.
- A match consists of the best of either three or five games. Each game is played with 11 points. The first player to reach 11 points wins the game, unless the score becomes 10-all. In that case, the game continues until one player leads by two points.
What is the Squash World Cup?
- The Squash World Cup is an International Tournament in which national team squads represented by two men and two women play ties of four matches against each other.
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