# Do snooker balls have numbers on?

## Do snooker balls have numbers on?

It is played using a cue and snooker balls: one white cue ball , 15 red balls worth one point each (sometimes played with fewer red balls, commonly 6 or 10), and six balls of different colours : yellow (2 points), green (3), brown (4), blue (5), pink (6), black (7)….Gameplay.

Colour Value
Pink 6 points
Black 7 points

## What are the numbers on pool balls for?

Some games such as nine-ball do not distinguish between stripes and solids, but rather use the numbering on the balls to determine which object ball must be pocketed. In other games such as three-ball and straight pool neither type of marking is of any consequence.

What are the numbers on snooker balls?

The game is played with 22 balls, made up of one white ball (the cue ball); 15 red balls, valued at 1 point each; one yellow, 2 points; one green, 3; one brown, 4; one blue, 5; one pink, 6; and one black, 7.

### Is there an orange snooker ball?

Snooker plus was a variant of snooker created by Joe Davis in 1959 with two additional colours , orange (8 points) and purple (10 points). The orange spot was midway between the pink and blue, while the purple spot was midway between the brown and blue. The extra colours allowed a maximum break of 210.

### Is snooker the same as pool?

Pool – played on a table with 6 pockets with 9 to 15 object balls plus an additional cue ball. Snooker tables are larger than pool tables but the pockets are smaller than a pool tables’. Snooker is played with 15 pink numberless balls, 6 numbered object balls, and 1 cue ball.

What happens if you hit the cue ball into the pocket?

When the cue ball goes into the pocket during your shot, this is considered a foul no matter what rules you’re playing by. Most players and rule books call this a scratch. Then the opponent will have to place the ball behind the head string and make contact with a ball beyond the head string.