Puil (cue sports)

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Dutch pool player Niels Feijen a the 2008 European Pool Championship.

Puil (Inglish: pool) i a classification o cue sports played o a table wi sax pockets alang the rails, intae which balls are deposited. Each specific pool gemme haes i ain name; some o the better-kent include eight-bawl, blackball, nine-bawl, ten-bawl, seven-bawl, straight puil, one-pocket, an bank puil.

The generic term pocket billiards i whiles an aw uised, an favored bi some pool-industri bodies, i technically a broader classification, includin gemmes sic a snooker, Russian pyramid, an kaisa, wae are nae referred ti a pool gemmes. I maist pairts o the warld, i commonly referred tae as juist "billiards", analogous tae the term "bowling" bein commonly uised tae refer the gemme o ten-pin bowling.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Shamos, Mike (1999). The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Billiards. New York: Lyons Press. ISBN 1-55821-797-5.
  • Byrne, Robert (1978), Byrne's Standard Book of Pool and Billiards, New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0-15-115223-3