World Eight Ball Rules: Playing Rules 2015

01-01-2015 – Changes Highlighted (valid to 31/12/2019) A The Spirit of the Game The Game is known as Eight-Ball Pool.  It is expected that players will always play the game in the true spirit and in a sporting manner.  The Referee will take whatever action is necessary to ensure that the spirit and rules of …
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World Eight Ball Rules: Calling Procedures 2015

01-01-2015 – Changes Highlighted  (valid to 31/12/2019) (Serious Foul removed) BLACK BALL POTTED ON THE BREAK SHOT: Call: – “Void Break” . (Retrieve all Balls and re-rack) … ”Same Player to Re-start Frame, No Penalty”. FOUL BREAK: Call: – “Foul Break” …… (Re-rack Balls) …… “Opponent to Re-start Frame with Two Visits”. CUE BALL POTTED …
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World Eight Ball Rules: Guidance for Umpires 2015

01-01-2015 – Changes Highlighted (valid to 31/12/2019) The English Pool Association, in association with the English Pool Referees Association, issues the following guidance. It is intended to be both guidance to the rules of the World Eight Ball Pool Federation and the English Pool Association, and guidance to refereeing the game of Eight Ball Pool. …
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World Eight Ball Rules: Guidance for Umpires 2009

1. Equipment (rule B) Players may not use equipment or accessory items for purposes, or in a manner, other than for which the items were intended. A rest should be provided as part of in house equipment. Most venues will also supply other forms of mechanical bridge (for example spider, swan neck) however, if these …
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World Eight Ball Rules: Playing Rules 2009

World Eight Ball Pool Federation Rules Unabridged Version Issued January 2009 An abridged version of the latest rules may be downloaded here © The Playing Rules are the copyright of the World Eight-ball Pool Federation A: The Spirit of the Game The Game is known as Eight-Ball Pool. It is expected that players will always …
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