British National Squash Championships returns to
will once again play host to the British National Squash Championships
from 12th-18th February 2018.
Now in its 44th year, the British Nationals attracts the very best of
British talent including three-time World Champion Nick Matthew who will
be gunning for a record tenth title and former World No.1 Laura Massaro.
Manchester has hosted the British Nationals since 1997 and is renowned
for staging world-class sporting events, most recently the AJ Bell PSA
The National Squash Centre in Sportcity will stage the 2018 Men’s and
Women’s Open titles, while the Northern Club in Didsbury will host the
Masters Championships. Following the new configuration of the National
Squash Centre, the Masters event will temporarily move to the Northern
Club for logistical reasons.
England Squash CEO Keir Worth commented, “We are delighted to host the
British Nationals in Manchester once again. We are thrilled to work in
partnership with the England Squash Masters Committee and take the
Nationals once again to the Northern which offers a superb club
“The new seating at the National Squash Centre provides an excellent
platform for players and spectators alike and for live streaming the
“Our partnership with Manchester City Council continues to go from
strength to strength following the World Championships and the World
Doubles this year alone.“
England Squash and Manchester City Council are seeking to stage further
major squash championships in the city over the coming years following
the hugely successful AJ Bell PSA World Championships which is already
bearing fruit home and abroad.
Discussions are already under way for the 2019 British Nationals where
the ambition is to host both events at the National Squash Centre once