A. Aravind Kumar of APBSA defeated Kalyan Varma of Visakhapatnam 60-12, 62-22, 55-30 to enter the third round of the LVR State Open billiards and snooker championship in Guntur on Thursday.

The results: Snooker: Second round: James Sundar Raj bt Sk. Anwar 75-39, 59-9, 73-43, A. Aravind Kumar bt Kalyan Varma 60-12, 62-22, 55-30, S. Hari bt Nagabhushanam 48-34, 72-19, 53-21, M.S. Reddy bt Kiran Kumar 27-56, 59-36, 48-27, 42-31, T. Kishore bt K. Vibhash 54-10, 53-45, 47-26, L. Durga Prasad bt E. Panduranga Rao 59-9, 64-71, 63-27, 58-34, P. Sudhakar bt J. Madhusudhana Rao 54-14, 51-38, 48-15, K. Someswara Rao bt Sk Hussain 50-36, 61-27, 24-60, 42-6, 59-35.

First Round: Bala Krishna bt Sandeep 58-9, 70-22, K. Girish bt M. Waseem 31-58, 64-33, 57-33, GGR Reddy bt D. Pawan 48-10, 71-24, Jabeer bt N.D. Prasad 54-35, 53-34, J.M. Ravi bt Jawaharlal 50-34, 53-34, VGK Murthy bt Aditya 44-27, 35-38, 42-12, G. Sambasiva Rao bt Y.P. Reddy 50-11, 56-23.

Dheeran triumphs

T. Dheeran won the under-17 Krishna district chess tournament with six points from six rounds here on Thursday. A. Ganesh took the second place.

Cricket tournament

Krishna District Cricket Association is organising an inter-institutional and professional cricket league tournament at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium and SMC grounds here from April 1.

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