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Rules of Snooker
Snooker is a cue sport played on a table covered with a green cloth or baize, with pockets.. Maximum output with some simple thoughts...
Players lag or draw lots for choice of break in the opening frame. In a match format the players alternate the break in subsequent frames. Starting player has cue ball in hand within the Half Circle. He must cause the cue ball to contact a red ball. It is not necessary to send a ball to a rail or into a pocket. Failure to meet this requirement is a foul (see Penalties For Fouls) A foul is scored andwith all foulsthe incoming player has a choice of (1) accepting the table and becoming the striker, or (2) requiring the offender to break again.