Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a green or other coloured baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions.

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What do different properties of a snooker cue affect?

For example: Is there any difference, playing wise, between a centre jointed cue and a 3/4 jointed cue? I would have thought that the only difference would be that a centre jointed cue is more ...
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Please explain confusing situation in 2009 UK Championship O’Sullivan vs. Higgins

The situation in question is recorded in this video: UK Championship 2009 Day 8. OSullivan — Higgins. Frame 13, weird situation My questions are: Starting at 1:40 in the video, what is the ...
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How can I be consistent in Snooker?

I've been playing Snooker for more than 4 months. Sometimes I can pull some decent performance off, other times I find myself struggling even with the simplest shots. It is like one day I can see ...
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Can a player enter the top 16 for the following season if he wins a world championship?

Due to Ronnie O'Sullivan's absence in almost all snooker tournaments through the 2012-2013 season, he dropped out the top 16 for the next season. But since he won the 2013 World Championship, will he ...
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What was the fastest 147 break before Ronnie O'Sullivan?

In the 1997 World Championship of Snooker, Ronnie O'Sullivan recorded the fastest maximum break in a time of 5 mins and 20 seconds. However, who was the record-holder and with what time before ...
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Is it common among hobby-snooker-players to play for money?

Snooker is a very popular game in Great Britain and Ireland. Most Top-Players come from these Isles. Nearly 90% probably. I don't know the history of this sport, on TV it looks a bit elitist, fine ...