Pool Billiards Snooker Articles
Expert Author: Dalvin Rumsey
Games like three cushion billiards, straight rail or carambole and balkline are carom billiards games that are being played on a billiards table or billiard table. Regulation billiards tables must be perfect rectangles, with the bed of the table, that is the playing surface measuring ten feet by five feet.
Expert Author: Dennis Conner
Billiards is a term used to describe a family of games that are played on a table and with a cue stick. Commonly, the stick is used to strike billiard balls and move them around the table. Billiard games are played indoors and the most popular, which many people enjoy, is the game of pool.
Expert Author: Jackie Kent
Billiard lights give your game room the professional look. Whether they are stained glass or a classic solid color, they top off the decorating aspect of your room. We all know that these lights are to be hung over top of your pool table, but how low do they hang? What's the best way to hang them? I have answers to these questions and more...read on!
Expert Author: Michelle Winters
We all know that regular cleaning and maintenance is needed in order to keep your pool table in playable condition. Another thing to keep in mind when thinking about your game is properly caring for your pool cue. Here are some simple ways to ensure that you get the most out of the life of your pool cue.
The Game of Billiards - or is it billiards - the name seems to be in question nowadays. I am of the age that when hearing the word billiards, I automatically think of a game played on a snooker table but with three balls, one red and two white. I will return later on in this article with my interpretation of the rules.
Expert Author: Todd McPhetridge
What should you look for when purchasing a pool table light? This article will give you all the information you need in order to purchase a billiard light. Pool table lights come in many shapes and sizes, colors and styles. Assuming you already have the pool table, next you will need to figure out what length of light you will need.
Expert Author: Ken Wilson
Did you know that the first pool tables made an appearance in nineteenth century horse racing betting- poolrooms? Strange but true...though at that time the game was known as Billiards and tables were put up there for people to kill time between races. Because the game was set up in 'pool rooms', it was eventually named pool.
An article about what you can expect to find when doing a search on "BILLIARDS." Billiards. There was a time when if you looked up billiards on the Internet you'd find instruction on how to play the game and the different variations of billiards that there are but today, that is no longer true.
An article on the history of billiards during the transformation years between 1845 and 1897. The early billiard balls were made of wood. They were easy to shape, inexpensive and readily available. In the 1600s ivory billiard balls came into use. While they were more playable than wood they were very expensive and only the very rich could afford them.
An article about the history of billiards covering the transformation years between 1826 and 1845. In this article we pick up from where we left off with John Thurston's changes to the billiard table itself. What Thurston came up with was the idea to make the table foundation out of slate. This gave the manufacturer of the table and the player many advantages.
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