The Tamil Nadu Billiards and Snooker Association will host the qualifying round of the RKG Masters Pro-am snooker tournament in Chennai from February 22 to May 2. The main tournament is scheduled to be held in Mumbai from May 6 to 12.
More than 100 players are expected for the qualifiers and only those reaching the semifinals will advance to the main event.
Top Tamil Nadu players like J. Varun Kumar, Nadeem Ahmed, R. Loganathan, Dilip Kumar and Peter Paul will take part in the qualifiers. Two lady cueists — Neena Praveen and Chitra Magimairaj — are also participating.