Guntur-based LVR & Sons Club and Reading Room will host the Andhra Pradesh senior billiards and snooker ranking tournament from March 18 to 23 on the club premises.

The best of talent from all over the State would take part, club secretary M. Ram Prasad said on Wednesday.

He said that soon after the five-day tournament, a State Open billiards and snooker tourney would be held from March 24 to 31, inviting both experienced and budding cueists.

“Our club has hosted many national-level tournaments, and in one such tourney former World No.1 Geet Sethi created a record by pocketing more points. Several national players also graced our club premises, showcasing their cueing expertise,” he added.

He said free board and lodging would be provided to the players.

Tournament Organising Committee president K. Venkateswarlu said both the tournaments would be played as per the Andhra Pradesh Billiards and Snooker Association and Billiards and Snooker Federation of India rules.

Club treasurer V. Radhakrishna Murthy said the club was promoting sports and games on a regular basis.