What color is the ball in snooker?

What color is the ball in snooker?

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.

Which Colour ball in snooker has the highest point value?


Colour Value
Red 1 point
Yellow 2 points
Green 3 points
Brown 4 points

What is inside a snooker ball?

Pool Balls are made out of polyester or phenolic resin. Phenolic resin, the better material, is used only by 1 ball maker worldwide, Saluc which manufacturers the Aramith brand of billiard balls.

What color is the ball in pool?

The majority of the balls are red, and there is a small selection of colored balls and the cue ball. Generally, Snooker uses 15 red balls, alongside 6 colored balls. These colored balls can vary, but they are typically yellow, blue, pink, green, brown, and black. The cue ball, as always, is white.

Can you drill a snooker ball?

1) A drill bit the size of the hole you want to drill. A Forstner or spur bit will work fine for things like the billiard balls. The drill press is the preferable tool, since holding a hand drill straight and making a, for example, 1/2″ diameter hole will be a challenge.

What color is the number 7 pool ball?


1 solid yellow
6 solid green
7 solid maroon
8 solid black
9 yellow stripe

Do flukes count in snooker?

4) It does not ban flukes. The rub of the green, run of the balls are still in effect. Players can miss and leave nothing on, lay an unintended snooker, miss a ball and leave their opponent hampered – luck and flukes take many forms in snooker, and having to nominate a pocket won’t change that.

How many points is each color ball worth in snooker?

Each color ball in snooker is worth a different number of points with the highest value ball being the black ball, which is worth seven points. The red ball is worth one point, yellow is worth two points, green is worth three points, brown is worth four points, blue is worth five points and pink is worth six points.

What size snooker balls do I Need?

A smaller 2 inch set which is ideal for playing on smaller English tables, and larger 2 1/16 inch ‘full size’ snooker balls for playing on a larger dedicated snooker tables. The cue ball in this case reains the same size as the object balls as well.

How to set up a snooker table?

The way to set up a snooker table is another. You’ll need to rack your 15 red balls in a triangle just below the pink ball and place the 6 color balls on their correct spots. Follow my Infographic below.

Why do they change the colour of snooker balls?

For example, the Aramith ‘TV’ set (which is used in many televised tournaments) switches the colours of certain balls to make them more visible and visually appealing on camera. Snooker balls are a little different to pool balls in that you can get snooker ball sets in two different sizes.