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Billiards, Revised and Updated: The Official Rules and Records Book

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Here, in a single compact handbook, are all the rules for the myriad forms of pocket billiards. Billiards: The Official Rules and Records Book is complete with detailed instructions on how to play everything from Basic Pocket Billiards to Cut-Throat, together with the rules for tournament games such as Nine Ball and Rotation, and Snooker and Carom games.

These are the official rules of billiards from the Billiard Congress of America. A very helpful chapter for the beginner includes professional tips on basic techniques and strategies. Also included are a glossary of billiard terms and a summary of BCA billiards champions.

The Billiard Congress of America is a non-profit 501(c)(6) trade organization, dedicated to achieving a united, growing, prosperous and highly regarded billiard industry through its leadership. It enhances the success of its members and promotes the game of billiards through educational, marketing and promotional programs, annual industry trade shows, tournaments and other programs designed to make pool everybody's game. For more info, see BCA-Pool.com.

The Billiard Congress of America is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Synopsis:

The complete guide for the official rules of the most popular pool games in the world--updated for today' 2s players.

Synopsis:

Here, in a single compact handbook, are all the rules for the myriad forms of pocket billiards. Billiards: The Official Rules and Records Book is complete with detailed instructions on how to play everything from Basic Pocket Billiards to Cut-Throat, together with the rules for tournament games such as Nine Ball and Rotation, and Snooker and Carom games.

These are the official rules of billiards from the Billiard Congress of America, the governing body of professional billiards in the United States. A very helpful chapter for the beginner includes professional tips on basic techniques and strategies. Also included are a glossary of billiard terms and a summary of BCA billiards champions.

The Billiard Congress of America sanctions billiards tournaments throughout the United States. The BCA's home office is in Iowa City, Iowa.

About the Author

The Billiard Congress of America (BCA) is a non-profit 501(c)(6) trade organization, dedicated to achieving a united, growing, prosperous and highly regarded billiard industry through its leadership. The BCA enhances the success of its members and promotes the game of billiards through educational, marketing and promotional programs, annual industry trade shows, tournaments and other programs designed to make pool everybody's game. For more info, see BCA-Pool.com.

R. A. Dyer is a contributor to the nations premier pool magazine, Billiards Digest. He is currently a statehouse reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegraph and, before that, he was a reporter for The Houston Chronicle, where he was nominated for a Pulitzer prize. Mr. Dyer is also the author of Hustler Days. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592287444
Editor:
Billiards Congress of America
Foreword:
Dyer, R. A.
Foreword by:
Dyer, R. A.
Foreword:
Dyer, R. A.
Editor:
Billiards Congress of America
Author:
Dyer, R. A.
Author:
Billiards Congress of America
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Billiards
Subject:
Records
Subject:
Gambling - Table
Subject:
Pool, Billiards, Snooker
Subject:
SPO060000
Subject:
Billiards -- Records.
Subject:
Games-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw illustrations
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , The complete guide for the official rules of the most popular pool games in the world--updated for today' 2s players.

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Here, in a single compact handbook, are all the rules for the myriad forms of pocket billiards. Billiards: The Official Rules and Records Book is complete with detailed instructions on how to play everything from Basic Pocket Billiards to Cut-Throat, together with the rules for tournament games such as Nine Ball and Rotation, and Snooker and Carom games.

These are the official rules of billiards from the Billiard Congress of America, the governing body of professional billiards in the United States. A very helpful chapter for the beginner includes professional tips on basic techniques and strategies. Also included are a glossary of billiard terms and a summary of BCA billiards champions.

The Billiard Congress of America sanctions billiards tournaments throughout the United States. The BCA's home office is in Iowa City, Iowa.

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