Manchester to host PSA Men’s World Championship 2013!

World Champion Nick Matthew and current World No. 1 James Willstrop presenting the globe at the World Open announcement in Manchester.World Champion Nick Matthew and current World No. 1 James Willstrop presenting the globe at the World Open announcement in Manchester.

The City of Manchester will host the prestigious PSA Men’s World Squash Championships in 2013. Manchester follows Rotterdam, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait City as recent locations, staged under the auspices of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), which will be held at the National Squash Centre between 26 October and 3 November.

The announcement was made this morning, attended by two-time World Champion, Nick Matthew (le), and current World No. 1 James Willstrop (ri). Nick Matthew said, “The World Championships is the biggest title in the game and hosting it on home soil will allow us to showcase it to a wider global audience. World Championships in Manchester will also play a massive part in proving squash’s credentials for an Olympic spot in 2020.”