Snooker and Billiards

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A practical, no-nonsense book, this guide to cue sports will help give readers an leg-up on the competition and a competitive edge

Learn all about snooker and billiards in this second edition guide. This book covers a range of topics, including a history of snooker and billiards, top tips from many of the greatest players, the rules of the game, how to choose the right equipment, and much more. Though this is aimed at beginners taking up the game for the first time, this advice will also be important for false beginners who want to revise their techniques, and also more experienced players looking to develop their tactics.


Clive Everton was five times Welsh amateur billards champion, five times runner-up in the English Amateur Championship, and twice a World Amateur Championship semi-finalist. Best known as a television commentator, he is also the author of Black Farce and Cue Ball Wizards, which was shortlisted in the British Sports Books of the Year award, and A History of Billiards. He has been editor of Snooker Scene magazine since 1971.