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PLAYER MAGAZINE ARTICLE
The Squash Player magazine reviews the arguments on
the proposed rule change.
From The Squash Player magazine published
AN OPEN LETTER TO JAHANGIR
An Open Letter to the President of
WORLD SQUASH FEDERATION
we write to request you to perform one last great service to
your sport withdraw the motion that will compel all players to move to
a scoring system most of them do not want...
PEARSING QUESTION: UNITY OR DISUNITY?
In an Open
Letter to the European Nations promoting PAR to 11 Martin Pearse points
out the effect on disenchanted Masters and the inevitable consequences
of ramming the motion through the AGM
VIEW: PAR DISCRIMINATES AGAINST WOMEN
11 will not suit club level women said top coach Liz Irving
PAR 11 for sanctioned events
Traditional the norm elsewhere
England Squash introduce PAR 11 for all sanctioned events but have no
intention of imposing a change elsewhere.
Top Coach Alleges Scandal Behind WSF
The debate on the
imposition of PAR to 11 for all squash heated up with an attack on the
conclusions of the WSF working group on scoring. Top coach Chris Hadden
has in effect demolished the results of the Working Group and brought
into doubt the objectivity of the conclusions that WSF motion were
'It is a scandal,' he writes.
ATTACKS SCORING CHANGES
Briars, the former CEO of the Professional Squash Association, who
brought in the shorter Point A Rally scoring to 11 to the men's
professional game, has attacked plans to make it compulsory throughout
imposition of the new system, against the wishes of many players, is
proposed by the World Squash Federation (WSF). A vote on its motion to
implement the new scoring will take place at the federation's AGM in
Manchester in October.
nor the PSA Board ever advocated that par to 11 be introduced also as
suitable for the club player. The traditional game to 9 points, hand in
hand out, should remain safe from interference."
MASTERS REACTION TO
PAR 11 SCORING
At the first Regional
Masters event of the season PARS was accessed writes Martin Pearce
GREAT THE WAY IT IS
Liz Irving Attacks WISPA
move to PAR11 It is ‘Great The Way It Is’ she says and ‘Please leave a
RELUCTANCE TO MOVE
Top coach Malcolm
Willstrop sees benefit in a PAR 11 Move
WSF MINUTES OF THE 2007 AGM
Extensive discussions on Doubles. New Doubles Rules approved. No
Discussion on Singles Rules. (PDF format)
INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW DOUBLES RULES
NEW DOUBLES RULES 2008 – (without changes marked)
Introduced 15 April 2008. Scoring
moves to PAR to 9
(with 15 as an alternative.)
was considered it would increase the excitement for spectators if games
go to “sudden death”. (That is there is no ‘setting’ or ‘win by two’ at
8-all or 14-all.)
Following the recommendation of a Working Group from
Squash New Zealand and Squash Australia.
NEW DOUBLES RULES 2008
(with changes marked)
THE CURRENT SINGLES RULES
The current rules cover scoring in Rule 2 and Appendix 7.
Appendix 7: 'The standard scoring system described in Rule 2 The Scoring
is the approved scoring system for singles Squash. If Point-a-Rally
Scoring (PARS) is used, the following text replace Rule 2.
This allows PAR to 9 and to 15 with setting (to 1 or 3) at nine-all and