Snooker

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Snooker is a billiards sport for two players. It is played on a large (12' × 6') table that is covered with baize and has pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. The players use long thin sticks called cues to strike the white ball (the cue ball). The cue ball must always be hit first when attempting a shot at the target ball. There are 21 target balls in total - 15 red balls (worth 1 point each) and 6 colours: a yellow (2 points), green (3 points), brown (4 points), blue (5 points), pink (6 points) and black ball (7 points). The player who scores more points wins the game or 'frame'. A match consists of an agreed number of frames.