World Cup Squash Championship begins in Chennai from today

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The World Cup Squash Championships began in Chennai on 13 June.

An Overview of the News 

  • 2023 Squash World Cup to be held in Chennai till June 17
  • The games were formally inaugurated by Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Udhayanidhi Stalin at Express Avenue Mall.
  • Notable players who have participated in the tournament include Joshna Chinappa, Saurabh Ghosal, Abhay Singh, Khanna and Jessica Turnbull.
  • On the first day of the championship, India will play against Hong Kong and China in Pool B matches.
  • In Pool A, Egypt will face Australia and Malaysia will take on Colombo.
  • Tournament Chairperson - Jenna Woolridge
  • Indian coach - Chris Walker

About Tamil Nadu

  • The state was formed on 26 January 1950 but its boundaries were redrawn on 14 January 1969.
  • It is situated at the mouth of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.
  • Tamil Nadu is the largest producer of bananas and flowers, second largest producer of mangoes, rubber, groundnut, coconut and third largest producer of coffee.

Governor - Ravindra Narayan Ravi

Chief Minister - MK Stalin

Assembly seats - 235 seats

Rajya Sabha seats - 18

Lok Sabha seats - 39

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