This sport is above all you who practice it! You are therefore free to adapt the rules or create new ones ... But the fundamental rules are as follows:

The game of 8  

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The game is won when a player pockets the black ball n ° 8, after having returned all the balls of his group:

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  • US kit: full from 1 to 8 or striped from 9 to 15, then the black balloon n ° 8

  • Kit UK: Yellow or red, then the black ball n ° 8


Be careful, the game is lost when:
- ball 8 is pocketed during the game.
- the ball 8 comes out of the table (except for scrapping).
- the punching ball (white) is pocketed or comes out of the table
at the same time as the pocketing of the ball 8.

Mistakes :
When a player commits any of the following faults,
the opponent can play 2 times in a row:
- The striking ball (white) first touches a ball
of his opponent's group
- The punching ball does not touch any ball
- A group ball leaves the table. It is then repositioned

in the place it occupied before the breakage

When a player commits any of the following faults,
the opponent can place the striking ball wherever he wishes,
however he only has one shot
- The punching ball is pocketed
- The punch ball leaves the table

 

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The so-called "Snookball" rule:

The essential rule remains the one that gave its name to this new discipline:

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A Snookball occurs when a player manages to pocket one of his balls by passing the hitting ball over an opponent's ball, using a "ladle". When a Snookball is successful, the player who made the shot can bring out a ball already pocketed by his opponent.