Last year’s Allam British Open was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a world-class field – featuring defending champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nouran Gohar – will head back to Hull to compete for one of the most distinguished trophies on the PSA World Tour.
A men’s and women’s event featuring 48 players in each will battle for $350,000 in total player compensation which will be split evenly between both draws. The Allam British Open will be the final tournament on the CIB Road to Egypt as players aim to qualify for the CIB PSA World Tour Finals, which will take place later that month.
“The Allam British Open is one of the sport’s most prestigious tournaments and we’re delighted to see Dr. Allam be the title sponsor for the record ninth consecutive t
England Squash Chief Executive Keir Worth said: “We are thrilled to reschedule the 2021 Allam British Open to June for what promises to be another exciting edition of this prestigious tournament. While there remains a great deal of uncertainty, we hope to welcome athletes and fans back to the University of Hull once again and will take every precaution for their safety.
A specially constructed ASB Glass Show Court will showcase the best of the action inside the Allam Sports Centre while the traditional courts located within the same complex will also host matches in the early stages of the tournament.
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