While it might seem like a passive hobby for those who enjoy leisurely pool games on a lazy afternoon, billiards is also a competitive sport. A variation of the more popular game of nine-ball, artistic billiards challenges players to hit predetermined targets on the table with as few strokes as possible.
Players must strike balls skilfully with their cue sticks to control the angles and power of their shots. The sports start with A character.
History of Artistic Billiards
The art of billiards is one of the world’s oldest sports, and its origin lies in the origins of the pool. The World competition first started in 1986 and obligatory the use of ivory balls.
Artistic, as it is known today, are more than a hundred years old. Billiards is an American sport and is played on a pool table with pockets at each end. The game’s object is to sink the white ball into the pocket at the other end of the table.
The game was invented by a Frenchman, Isaac Clichy, who is said to have invented the game around 1860. The game soon spread throughout the United States. After a while, other nations also began to play the game, such as England and Australia.
The governing body of the sport is the (CIBA) Confédération International de Billard Artistique.
Rules of Artistic Billiards
Artistic billiards refers to the game of pool. The game of billiards is played on a table, which has pockets at each end. The pockets are used to catch the white ball, or cue ball, as it is called in this sport. The game is played with a pool stick, or cue, about 8 to 10 inches long.
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the player plays the cue ball by hitting the cue ball with the pool stick.
Equipment of the Artistic Billiards
Artistic billiards requires a pool table, a cue, and a pool stick. The pool table is a rectangular table about 10 feet long by 6 feet wide. The pool stick is usually made of wood, leather, or plastic. It is about 8 to 10 inches long.
The cue is a long, slender, and curved stick. It is about 8 to 10 inches long. The cue ball is the ball that is played. The cue ball is white and is usually about 6 inches in diameter.
In 1992, the sport’s highest score achieved in the world competition was 374, by the Frenchman Jean Reverchon.
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