Cue sports terms


Pool and Snooker are major subdivisions of games within cue sports:

Pool, covering numerous pocket billiards games generally played on six-pocket tables of 7-, 8-, or 9-foot length.

Snooker, English billiards and Russian pyramid, games played on a billiards table with six pockets called a snooker table (which has dimensions just under 12 ft by 6 ft).