Game of Pool/Billiards
A Directory to Billiards Online
Pool and billiards players who take their game seriously will find a wealth of information on the billiards section of the Colorado State University website. It links to sites that provide articles, stories and even poetry about pool, as well as reputable schools and instructors, online retailers of biliards products, organizations and leagues, magazines and other general and instructional resources. There are also links to more pool poetry, links to additional pool sites, photos of celebrities playing pool, links to places to buy pool tables, cues and other pool accessories, there's a link to some really beautiful pool and billiard artwork, there's a message board where you can share your love of the game with players from all over the world, and so much more.
Top 100 Tips and Trick on How to Win in Billiards
The aim of playing billiards is to win the game. Whether you are new or an old-time player, these top 100 tips can surely help you. Here, you will learn the basics of billiards, how to aim properly, how to control the cue ball and its speed, the right way and position to make a shot, and how to play safe especially if you are on the winning edge. There are also strategies for aiming carom and kiss shots, how to use sidespin effectively, the so-called 90 and 30 degrees rules, as well as best practices for different kinds of shots.
8-Ball Pool Rules on World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA)
Whether you are going to play 8-ball pool as a hobby or you want to be a professional player someday, you must first know how to play it properly. To start with, here are set of rules provided by the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA), the international governing body for pocket billiards. This includes knowing who will make the first break shot, the proper arrangement of the fifteen balls, the rules of break shot, the meaning of open table, when your opponent should start to play, how to declare a winner, and when a stalemate can happen. There is also a list of standard fouls that you should avoid, including the serious ones.
Inside Pool Magazine
The official website of Inside Pool Magazine is comprehensive, covering competitive pool all over the world, as well as featuring forums on pool and billiards, instruction for the average player, stories about tournaments, professional pool, a multimedia menu, a photo gallery, a listing of pool on television, a place to submit tournament results, FAQ's, pool and billiards software, and much more. There's also a photo caption contest, breaking news, a page of links to many pool and billiards websites...In short everything for the home pool player with a game room pool table to the professionals.