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06-21-2019, 04:53 PM

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Originally Posted by jviss View Post
I have no idea about English Billiards, but I will take a look. Do I already have all the equipment I will need?
It is often played with a white and a yellow (cue balls) and one red. A "proper" old-fashioned set has two white cue balls, one of them marked with spots. Currently the standard seems to be the same design as carom balls (white and yellow balls with spots).

Here is an excellent match with Clive Everton as the commentator. Clive is the greatest living author on the subjects of snooker and English billiards: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAkDn28dy7E

The video has a lot of rules situations and Clive explains them. Until you get to where you routinely make 100-point breaks, the restrictions on scoring patterns can be ignored. There is a break of over 400 points in the match.


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