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SNOOKER IS ONE OF THE FAVOURITE SPORT



Snooker, a cue sport, is the most challenging yet exciting and fascinating game. It gained worldwide popularity with its demand to the spatial and tactical thinking. The game requires a balance between eyes and mind to calculate distance and make a shot with rapidity and skills. Snooker is played on a table with six pockets, four at each of the corners and two in the middle of each side cushion. The objective is to score the most points by striking and potting colored balls using the white ball i.e., cue ball.
At the start of a game, the balls are positioned in the shape of a pyramid and the players take turns to hit and pot the red balls and thereby score a point. If a player pots a red ball then he or she gets a chance to score by potting one of the six colors. After that the ball is returned to its starting position and the process continues until the striker fails to pot the desired ball, at which point the opponent comes to the table to play the next shot.
In Snooker, there are yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black colored balls, other than red and cue ball, carrying two, three, four, five and six points respectively. After all the red balls are potted, the colors must be potted in the order from least to most valuable points. Points can also be scored if the opponent fouls. If a player fails to hit the correct ball, send the cue ball into a pocket or make a ball land off the table, a foul occurs. Points gained from a foul varies from a minimum of four to a maximum of seven if the black ball is involved.
A snooker match generally consists of predetermined number of frames and the player who wins the most frames wins the match. The game requires considerable precision and concentration, and the complexity of its rule makes it harder to master than other forms of billiards like pool. In pool, at the start of the game, the object of the break is to scatter the balls across the table whereas in snooker a break should be conservative. Also snooker cues tend to be somewhat heavier and have narrower tips than the cues used in other forms of billiards. Snooker, having two hundred years of history is one of the world’s most popular games and is largely dominated by British players at the highest le ...

News Release: SNOOKER IS ONE OF THE FAVOURITE SPORT
Submitted on: July 11, 2017 10:31:07 AM
Submitted by: digital india leader
On behalf of: www.rkgsnooker.com/
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