Cue Sports

Parent Category: Sports
Cue sports refer to various games of skill commonly played with a cue stick and billiard balls over a felt-covered table with rubber cushions. The three major subdivisions of cue sports are carom billiards, pool and snooker.

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judd trump and a lot of others
The value of a Brunswick Blake-Collender Co Monarch pool table madebetween 1900 and 1920 varies depending on several contingencies. Atable in good shape may be worth as much as 3,000 or 4,000 dollars.
Most likely the felt is permanently damaged. Go to your local billiards pro shop, or online, and purchase pool table cleaner. If the marks are superficial, a proper cleaning may get rid of them. However, pool table felt is not woven like the fabric used in clothing and can be damaged easily - how...
screwdriver or HAMMER!
Yes. He was a professional Billiard player.
Well the cue ball is suppose to be white but when you hit it many times with the pool stick it starts turning blue from the chalk on your stick.
Pankaj Adwani first became world snooker champion in 2003
The simplest pool cue shafts are simply turned on a lathe following a template to produce the 13 mm or 14 mm tip, followed by the taper, and then to the mating surface to the butt. The proper mating insert is selected and the shaft is drilled and it is inserted. The tip is applied, the tip properly...
The sizes range from 7 foot to 12 foot and their actual length can be about 12 inches more than the table size.
There is only one mark to place on a pool table and it is found thesame way regardless of table size. The foot spot needs to be markedto indicate where the apex of the racked balls must be placed. The foot spot is located at the intersection of 2 imaginary lines.The first is along the center of the...
Until fairly recently, player's showed approval or a cheer for an opponents shot by pounding the butt of the cue on the floor. This was the pool room equivalent of clapping your hands.
Today, there are generally 2 types of cue racks for storing cues in the vertical position, necessary for minimizing the potential for warp. The floor type and some wall types use a hole that the cue must be pushed through at the top prior to the butt being rested on the bottom section. The second...
There should not be extra cloth at the end of a pool table. The table needs repair if there appears to be extra cloth.
You control it by applying spin or english. The basic answer here is that you control the cue ball by hitting it with the tip of your cue stick. The angle of impact, the speed of impact, point of impact, how long the cue tip stays in contact, and the friction between the cue tip and the ball are the...
The dials are used to count balls for a game of straight pool.
The lowest numbered ball in pool is the 1 ball. Pool does not assign points to the balls, so they are all of equal value.
The stick is known as a cue and each hole is called a pocket.
Home pool cue racks tend to be mounted lower than those in pubs and bars. In fact, pool cue stands on the floor are quite common. So, there is no minimum for home racks. The lowest section of bar cue racks tends to be 30 to 40 inches from the floor.
HAMILTON,New Zealand--English-born Singaporean billiards masterPeter Gilchrist has set a new world record break in Hamilton. On the first day of the New Zealand Open Billiards Championships atthe Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club yesterday, he shot a break of 1346,easily surpassing the previous world...
There are no structured one player games. However, attempting to make the shots most often encountered in a game and use the cue ball control is what most players do for single player play. By its nature, billiards and pool cannot be practiced during a game and only in a single player "game" can a...
As of January 14th, Ronnie O'Sullivan has made 620 century breaks
Normally if you scratch on the 8-ball there is no ball in hand because the game ends and you lose.
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I think dicks is because they have a wider selection of eqipment. a week ago I went out to buy new cleats so first i went to sports athority for about an hour and found nothing that I liked in my size. Then I went to dicks and after 20 minutes I found 3 pairs that I liked in my size. Dicks is a...
He is one of the most naturally gifted snooker players in the world. He enjoys the sport when he is winning and hates it when he is losing.
Sure. Just take a look at G. Gordon Liddy.
Unless you are supposed to be aiming for the 8 ball, pocketing the 8 ball at any point in the game results in loss.
If they are standard American pool balls with a 2.25" diament, you can fit 4,529,370 balls in a 25 cubic foot box.
It lasts until only the cue ball remains on the table or until one player or the other is so far behind, that player concedes.
The felt surface of a billiard table may be the result of the Gorina fabrics company. Technically, it is not felt, although this term is used to describe the fabric. Felt is not a woven cloth, while the billiard table fabric is a woven wool that is technicall y referred to as baize. This...
That depends on the type of shot you wish to perform. This post of mine might help you with that: see related link.
Efren Reyes is one one the great Filipino 9 ball players. His name is Efren Reyes, the "Bata" nickname is used to refer to him rather than his father, also named Efren Reyes.
yes if you put it in your back pocket it kind of distracts you
There are multiple steps to leveling a pool table. The first step is leveling the table structure, which can be done as the table is put together and should only require minor adjust of each leg. Then, after installing the slate, shims are used underneath the slate to complete the leveling.
An illustration is extremely useful to learn to cover the rails the first time. Covering the rails is the most difficult part of assembling a pool table. If the feather strips are not in perfect condition, purchase new ones, they're cheap. If you have pre-cut felt, your job is a lttle easier and you...
The red ball is worth 1 point in snooker.
The best choices will be online on the internet. There is only one location in Reading, PA that specializes in pool and billiards to buy a pool cue. However, the major department stores and sporting goods stores also sell pool cues, but only the lowest end products will be found there.
$85,000 * Added - In 2007 McDermott cues introduced the limited edition Intimidator which has a retail price of $150,000. It is too heavy for regulation play but is truly intimidating, and that price few people would want to use it in regular play.
Efren Reyes is one of the top earning 9 ball players in the world. He is described as very kind and very humble.
Yes however the term 'cue' is the general name for them.
start from the top with the littles and then both sides bigs and littles and so on until you have made an equal pattern aroung the triangle and then place the remaing 3 balls as you would like as long as 8 ball is the middle
The billiard ball model of the atom was developed by John Dalton. Dalton theorized that matter was made of tiny particles called atoms that had no parts. Some of the other principles of the theory include. . All atoms of the same element have the same properties including mass. . Atoms of...
The diamonds should be used to find this spot, called the foot spot. Lay a piece of string (tape it) netween the two end center diamonds. Then tape one across the second diamond at the break end (this is called the foot line). The spot should be located right where the two strings intersect.
This depends upon the game being played. In English Billiards, there is no black ball. In Pocket Billiards, each game is different - In 7 ball, there is no black ball; In 8 Ball, it goes in the center; In 9 Ball, it may be placed anywhere except the apex; In Straight Pool it can go anyplace except...
He has won it 3 times: 1998, 2007 and 2009.
The billiards table has rails approximately 6 inches wide. So, the table dimensions are the play area plus 1 foot for width and length. Most common dimensions are 112 inches by 62 inches.
There is only one way that the balls can be arranged in snooker at the start of a frame. The 15 reds are put together in a triangle, just behind the pink. The yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and blacks each have a designated spot. The white does not have a designated spot but is positioned along...
There are at two people that have offered their pool table plans online for free. Some woodcrafters have made pool tables and may be willing to share or sell the plans they have used. Look for the local or state Woodworkers Guild in your area to contact a woodworker that may have the information...
the same every other gane but billiards which does not have pockets
If you're referring to a foul, it's ball in hand for the incoming player, provided it is a cue ball foul (i.e. scratch, ball off table, hitting opponents ball before your own, etc.). I believe some fouls result in loss of turn, but not ball in hand (i.e. - an object ball leaves the table).
you cant shoot the 8 ball.
Depends on the game. There are many different games and if you go to the bca website you can find rules for most of the common games.
Pocket billiards is generally agreed to have morphed from an outdoor game played on grass, with mallets very similar to croquet. It was moved indoors, and rails and pockets added as the game evolved. Perhaps the single most important revolution to the game was the addition of leather tips, which...
He is a Glasgow Rangers supporter
If your Last ball is potted before the black then it is a legal shot and you win. * Added - In 8 Ball, under BCA Rules, APA Rules, and most House Rules this is loss of game.
A set of pocket billiards equipment will run from $200 to $400 depending upon the quality.
1" Slate for an 8' table weighs about 420 pounds (3 X 140 lb). Add anywhere from 200-300 pounds for the table frame and rails and the ballpark weight is 600-700 pounds.
Snooker is played on 12' table with 15 red, 6 colors and 1 cue-ball. There is a wonderful web site that can answer your questions. As you cant put web links on search snooker games in google.
There is no overhang of a pool table that has a name. The rail cushions overhang the surface, but this is a part of the table and is not referred to as overhang.
In 9-Ball, some play that 3 consecutive fouls is an automatic loss of game.
When he was 12-14 in high school
After running 526 straight balls during a straight pool exhibition in 1954, Willie didn't miss the 527th ball. He simply stopped playing.
It is called pool chalk. However, it is not chalk at all, but more is a material identical to what can be found in some "sandpaper". It's purpose is to roughen up the leather tip to increase friction.
Like any sport, it takes knowledge, talent, skill, practice, and the practical application of the basic fundamentals to be able to consistently pocket balls. Just as anyone can throw a basketball through a hoop. It takes a lot more to be a professional basketball player. The fundamentals of pool...
There are no marks on a pool table cloth that need to be reproduced. The only mark on a pool table cloth is the foot spot. You can locate the foot spot by taping 2 long strings to the rails of the table. The first string needs to go the length of the table, from center diamond to center diamond. The...
I don't think it matters if it tapped a different ball. As long as it went into the pocket the person claimed, and the person didn't scratch.
The billiard table diamonds, which are often dots rather than diamonds, are placed on the rails to divide the table. The foot string, head string, and table center are found by using the diamonds. In addition, they can be used to determine bank shot calculations. Their distance from playing surface...
Many materials. Mali Cues, now run by Fred Mali, began making cues under thame Cuesports, for A.E. Schmidt in 1965. There general material use for cues includes the following - Shafts - Rock maple Butt - Assorted hardwoods Standard finish - catalyzed urethane Standard joint - Stainless steel...
Snooker balls do not change size based on table size. Just purchase regulation balls.
From 0% to 50%. There are many factors that determine the chance of sinking the 8 on the break. First, table size. A 7 foot table has more pocket opening space to rail space as a ratio than an 8 foot, and 8 foot more than 9 foot. So, the smaller the table, the higher percentage of succes, all else...
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The country where billiards originated is disputed by historians. Several countries (China, England, France, Italy, Spain) played billiards as early as the 14th century. Click on the 'Billiards' link on this page to read more about the history and the games (eight-ball, nine-ball, snooker, etc.)...