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History of the Game

The game of snooker is a cue sport which emerged in its modern form in the late 19th century, with roots going back to the 16th century form of English billiards. Billiards was popular among the British Armed Forces stationed in India. As billiards was only a two player game, new games such as life pool and pyramid pool were developed in order to accommodate more players. Eventually, these two games were combined to form snooker. The beginning  Billiards was first played in the 16th century. It was known as a "gentleman's game" because of its popularity among royalty. The...

Sep 19, 2017

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