Billiards in the name of a popular cue sport.
There is no record of the first indoor billiards game. However, it is known that in 1429 billiards was played indoors on a billiard table in France.
The Apache did not play billiards or pool prior to 1900. Since that time, it is unknown how many Apache have played pool or billiards.
The main differences are that squash is a racket sport and played on a court. Billiards is a cue sport and played on a table. There is only one soft ball in squash and three hard balls in billiards.
There are generally two terms used for billiards - English billiards or pocket billiards. Pocket billiards is also called pool. Billiards is a popular bar game that has a number of different names that it has been called over the years but the most notable and popular is simply that of pool.
The game of billiards was being played in both France and Italy in the very early 1400's. There is no record to indicate which had the first indoor pocket billiards tables.
Brunswick is the oldest name in billiards and pocket billiards. They have been making tables and other equipment for the industry since 1845 and are known for quality equipment.
English Billiards is played with 3 balls. Snooker is played with 1 cue ball, 15 reds and 6 colored balls making 22 in total. Common Pocket Billiards games may be played with 8, 10, 16, and 22 balls.