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Routines

Ten Blues

Spot the blue and position the cue-ball behind it to form a straight pot.


With the cue-ball played from where it finishes each time, pot ten blues in a row into the middle pockets.

Maximum score is 50.

Here is a video of Cuestars Snooker Academy player Ian Mashford finishing off the Ten Blues routine.


Colours in Order

Line the six colours two balls’ widths apart with the blue spot splitting them in half.


Starting with the yellow clear the colours in order, playing the cue-ball from where it finishes.

Maximum score is 27.

Here is a video of top Cuestars Bronze player Thomas McEvoy taking the Colours in Order routine.


Reds Line Up

Evenly line up the fifteen reds between the black and the brown spots.

With the cue-ball placed for the first shot only, clear the reds.

Maximum score is 15.


Clearing the Colours

Spot the colours.


Starting with the yellow into the yellow pocket, clear the colours in sequence.

Maximum score is 27.


John Higgins

With the colours spotted, spread six reds around the blue, pink and black.


With the cue-ball placed for the first shot only, clear the table.

Maximum score is 75.

Here is a video of top Cuestars Gold player Bradley Cowdroy completing this routine.


Rest Pots

As shown, evenly line up five reds each side of the pink spot.

With the cue-ball placed between the middle pockets each time, straight pot each red into its nearest top corner pocket using the rest.

Maximum score is 10.

Here is a video of top Cuestars Bronze player Thomas McEvoy scoring 5 on this routine.


Smelly Shots Twenty

Spot the blue, pink and black then line up tens reds in a diagonal across the top of the table.

With the cue-ball played within two balls width of the side cushion each time, straight pot the five reds below the pink into the corner pocket and the five reds above into the middle pocket. Repeat, this time playing the cue-ball from tight under the cushion each time.

Award a point for each red potted. Maximum score is 20.


Fifteen Straight Pots

Evenly line up fifteen reds across the centre of the table with the middle red on the blue spot.

With the cue-ball placed on the baulk line each time, straight pot each red into the nearest top corner pocket.

Maximum score is 15


Cross Double safety

Spot the colours then evenly line five reds a balls width from a top side cushion.


With the cue-ball played from behind the baulk line each time, cross double each red, bringing the cue-ball back to rest behind the baulk line. Repeat putting the five reds on the other side of the table.

Award a point each time some part of the cue ball comes back to rest behind the baulk line. (For shot to count no reds must come into the baulk half of the table). Note score then repeat challenge by putting reds on other side of the table.

Record total score achieved. Maximum score is 10.


Shot to Nothing

Tightly space five reds below the pink so they are in line with the top corner pocket.

Playing the cue-ball from behind the baulk line each time, pot each red bringing the cue-ball back behind the baulk line.

Award two points when a red is potted and when missed still award one point if the cue-ball comes back to rest behind the baulk line. (For the shot to count, no reds must come into the baulk half of the table and all of the cue-ball must come to rest behind the baulk line). Note score then repeat challenge putting reds on other side of the table.

Maximum score is 20.


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