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Snooker is played using a cue and 22 snooker balls.

An Overview of Snooker

The Snooker balls include: one white cue ball, 15 red balls worth one point each, and six balls of different colours: yellow (2 points), green (3 points), brown (4 points), blue (5 points), pink (6 points) and black (7 points). Points are scored by potting the red and coloured balls in the correct sequence. At the end of the game the winner is the player who scores the most points.


  • Slows down the aging process
  • Better motor and coordination skills
  • Helps to build focus
  • A fun game for all ages


To play snooker, a person can purchase a snooker table to use in their home. Alternatively, there are a number of snooker halls and clubs across the country where people can play one off games or join as a member.


  • A snooker table
  • A set of snooker balls
  • Snooker cues

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National Governing Bodies

English Association of Snooker and Billiards

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