ISLAMABAD - Defending champion Aamir Atlas Khan retained his title of the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) International Squash Championship beating compatriot Farhan Mehboob 3-1 in the final of 19th edition of the event here at Mushaf Squash Complex on Monday. The final score-line was 11-6, 15-13, 6-11 and 11-7. The winner Aamir Atlas Khan received winning trophy along with cash prize of US$ 4, 873 while runner-up Farhan Maehboob pocketed US$, 3, 333 besides receiving the trophy from the chief guest Air Chief Marshall Tanvir Mehmood Ahmed, President Pakistan Squash Federation. President PSF announced special cash awards for the two finalists and coach on this eve. Aamir Atlas Khan will get Rs.200,000 while Farhan will get Rs.150,000 and their coach Fahim Gul Rs.50,000. Also, Senior Vice President PSF Asim Suleman and other officials of PSF and PAF were present on the occasion. Earlier, top seed Aamir Atlas Khan thrashed his challenger third seed Farhan Mehboob, who stunned second seed Mansoor Zaman 3-2 in the semi-final two days back at the same venue to get important points to improve his international ranking. Both players started the match with slow pace and each waited for other to make mistake. The first game was level 2-2, 4-4 and 6-6 but after that defending champion Aamir Atlas Khan hit some powerful strokes to win the game 11-6 by scoring back-to-back five points. Farhan also made mistakes by hitting on the tin for three times during the first game.Left-handed Farhan took lead to four points 6-2 by playing some marvelous strokes but Aamir came from behind and succeeded to level the score 6-6. Aamir also hit forceful strokes and classic drop shorts. The game went to 10-10. At this stage an error from Farhan pushed him back, as he hit the ball on tin to gave a chance to level the game. The second game finished at 15-13 in the favour of top seed Aamir. Frahan wasted three game points, as it was leveled 11-11, 12-12 and 13-13. World number 43 Farhan did well in the third game and made it 11-6 despite being on 2-5 deficit. He managed the things and played good squash and leveled the game at 5-5 that ended 11-6 in the favour of Frahan, who made the match score 1-2. In the fourth game Aamir took 7-3 lead but Farhan came back and made it 7-7 by earning four consecutive points. But Aamir prevailed at 11-7 and lifted the crown. It is pertinent to mention that in the 18th edition of prestigious event Aamir Atlas had defeated Muhammad Izlan Iskandar OF Malaysia in the final.