What is the difference between pool , snooker, billiards.
In snooker, there are 15 red and six coloured balls and one cue ball. The player has to pot a red first, then a colour, and again a red, and so on. At the end of the frame the player with more points wins.
Each red carries 1 point, yellow 2, green 3, brown 4, blue 5, pink 6 and black 7. The six coloured balls are put back on the table but not the reds. When the reds are over, the other colours are potted in the ascending order of the value of their points.
Billiards is the oldest of them - very few balls and to me incomprehensible rules. Snooker came from it, devised by people that fancied something a bit easier to understand. You have a quantity of red balls, and a number of coloured ones (and a white cue ball). Basically, you break the ...more