How is 9 Ball scored
Nine on a combination is nine points.
All balls legally pocketed after hitting current object ball count one point each.
Any balls made during a scratch or foul are not counted and player loses turn.
Scratch, or foul on the break counts zero and player loses turn..
What happens if you hit the wrong ball in 9 ball
“Wrong Ball First” and “No Rail” fouls are suspended for the shot. If no foul is committed on a push out, the other player may play the next shot, or may pass the shot to the opponent.
When can you hit the 9 ball
UPA 9-Ball Rules. The cue ball must strike the lowest numbered ball first for a legal hit to occur. After the lowest ball is struck first, either the cue ball or any numbered ball may hit the 9-ball into any pocket for the win.
What is an illegal break in 8 ball pool
(d) If no object ball is pocketed, at least four object balls must be driven to one or more rails, or the shot results in an illegal break, and the incoming player has the option of (1) accepting the table in position, or (2) re-racking and breaking, or (3) re-racking and allowing the offending player to break again.
Is it a scratch if you hit the opponent’s ball in
You don’t have the right to hit the other player’s balls first. The first ball that you hit must be one of your own color, or the black if you have no balls left on the table. If you fail in doing this, it’s a fault (SCRATCH). You don’t have the right to put the white ball into a hole.
Do you lose if you scratch on 9 Ball
The 9-ball is pocketed. This is a win unless the player scratches, in which case the 9-ball (any other available high numbered ball is adequate) is spotted and the turn passes to the opponent with ball-in-hand anywhere on the table.
Do you have to call shots in 8-ball
Eight Ball is generally played as a call shot game, which means that before you hit a ball, you must call the shot. First you pick your shot, then you say it aloud so your opponent can hear you: “Five ball in the corner pocket” or whatever the shot is that you’re about to make.
What is the goal of 9 ball
The remaining balls are numbered 1 through 9, each a distinct color, with the 9-ball being striped yellow and white. The aim of the game is to hit the lowest numbered ball on the table (often referred to as the object ball ) and pocket balls in succession to eventually pocket the nine-ball.
Who is the owner of 8 ball pool
Miniclip8 Ball Pool is an online and mobile-based billiard-themed pool simulation sports game maintained and operated by Miniclip, a games company based in Switzerland, Portugal, Italy and England.
What are the rules for 9 ball pool
The rules are fairly simple. You aim to pot the balls in order until the 9 ball drops. Whoever pots it has won, regardless of how many of the previous balls the player was responsible for holing. Miss a shot and no balls go down, your turn is over and your opponent comes to the table.
What is illegal break in 9 ball pool
Cue ball needs to be shot from behind the break line and needs to touch the 1 ball and after doing so any ball needs to touch a rail. So an illegal break would be not touching 1 ball and then a rail, shooting from past the break line or having the cue ball fly off the table. Result is ball in hand for your opponent.
Can you combo the 9 ball to win
All you need to do is be the one who sinks the 9 ball. Going in order, the nine ball is going to be the last ball on the table. You can also win by sinking the nine on a combo as long as the first ball you hit is the lowest number ball on the table.
Do you have to call the 9 ball in 9 ball pool
Nine Ball is played with nine object balls numbered one through nine and a cue ball. … After a miss, the incoming player must shoot from the position left by the previous player, but after any foul the incoming player may start with the cue ball anywhere on the table. Players are not required to call any shot.
What is the difference between 8-ball and 9 ball pool
In 8-ball, the object is to hit either the striped or solid-colored balls (but not both), followed by the 8-ball, whereas in 9-ball you must hit the balls in numerical order, followed by the 9-ball, or try a combination shot that knocks the lowest-numbered object ball into the 9-ball and pockets the latter.
Do you lose if you scratch on the break
If you scratch on the break you don’t automatically lose, the other player just gets ball in hand behind the head string. Likewise, if you sink the 8 ball on the break, you don’t win. You either spot the 8 ball or re-rack. Traditionally, 8 ball is a “call shot” game.
Can you hit opponents ball first in 8 ball
note the 8 ball is never neutral, so it can only legally be hit first when it’s your last ball. the cue ball is not ever considered an object ball. combo’s you must hit one of your balls first. an opponents ball or the “8″ can be in the middle of a multi ball combo but you must pocket your ball.
Do you lose if you scratch on 8 Ball
When shooting at the 8-ball, a scratch or foul is not loss of game if the 8-ball is not pocketed or jumped from the table. Incoming player has cue ball in hand. Note: A combination shot can never be used to legally pocket the 8-ball.