ISLAMABAD - The Serena Hotels - Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) International Squash Championship will explode into action here at Mushaf Squash Complex, with prequalifying rounds taking place today (Tuesday).

The championship, carrying a prize purse of US$25,000, is being held in collaboration with Serena Hotels, said Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) secretary Amir Nawaz on Monday.

Besides top Pakistani players, eight foreign players from Egypt, US, Austria and New Zealand will feature in the international event. As many as 48 players will exhibit their prowess in the prequalifying rounds. Amir Nawaz said while the new players would be able to learn by watching the international players live in the country, the senior players would be able to improve their rankings.