Billiards games

PLAY MANY BILLIARDS GAMES

With ShootersPool, you will be able to play billiards games such as American Pool, Snooker and Carom in their different modalities.

AMERICAN POOL GAMES

It is also known as “pool” and it is one of the most popular categories. ShootersPool has five different american pool games: 8 Ball, 9 Ball, 10 Ball, 14.1 Straight Pool and One Pocket. Besides, you will be able to play in all of the most common table sizes: 7, 8 or 9 feet.

You can find all the information about the different pool modalities and official rules visiting the website  World Pool Billiard Association (WPA).

CHINESE 8 BALL

It is a modality similar to the 8 ball american billiards although it has got some variations as far as the rules and the playing table are concerned.

The balls have got the same size as in American Pool, however, the table pockets are smaller and rounded, similar to the ones used in Snooker tables.  This modality will surely demand your maximum concentration and ability.

ENGLISH BILLIARDS

This discipline is widely spread in countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland or Australia.

In Blackball, there are 15 red and yellow balls, used to determine which group of balls corresponds to each player, and a black ball.  It is usually played on 6 or 7 feet tables and, the same as it happens in snooker, it is played on directional fibres wool cloth.

SNOOKER

The discipline with the widest impact in the world.  According to the “World Snooker” data, Snooker is played by more than 120 million players in 90 countries.

This discipline is played on a 12 feet special table. The game consists of a white ball, 15 red balls and 6 balls of different colours: black, pink, blue, brown, green and yellow. Each ball colour has got a certain value and the aim of the game is to get more points than the opponent.

CAROM GAMES

This billiards modality is played with a white ball, a yellow ball and a red ball on a 10 feet table without pockets.

The players must carry out a combination of balls among themselves and with the rails obtaining a point for each acquired cannon.

ShootersPool has got three different carom games: One Cushion Billiards, Three Cushion Billiards and Straight Rail Billiards.

If you want to know more about this game and its rules, visit the website of the “Union Mondiale de Billard”.